Habit Stacking: How To Develop Habits The Easy Way

habit stacking

William Clement Stone once observed that big doors swing on little hinges. It’s a quote that describes much of what happens in life. The biggest outcomes do not happen out of the blue, are rather the product of multiple small efforts. We may not pay much attention to the small things that we do daily […]

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Charlie Munger: The Power Of Not Making Stupid Decisions

Charlie Munger

Charlie Munger doesn’t seem like a very interesting man. He doesn’t fit the popular narrative of the college drop-out billionaire. Neither has he attempted any moon shots which promise to radically change the world. But his claim to success is unique in its own right: always avoid making stupid decisions.

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Blinkist: The Hidden Potential Of Book Summary Apps

Blinkist

The importance of reading cannot be overstated. Bill Gates reads a book a week despite his busy schedule. He even makes his own notes, which are publicly available. Warren Buffett goes one step further. When asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day.”

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You Have Permission To Suck

Permission To Suck

What we need to understand is that we have permission to suck. We’ve been trained to tie our self-worth to our work and accomplishments. The fear is that any work that falls short of perfect becomes an unflattering critique of our abilities.

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Lessons From Copernicus: How To Develop New Perspectives

developing new perspectives

For a long time, our understanding of our solar system was flawed. From the days of Ptolemy in ancient Roman Egypt, humans thought that the Sun, moon, planets and stars orbited around Earth. This notion of geocentrism was based on the observation that the Sun and moon appeared to revolve around the Earth once a day, and that the Earth was stable and fixed in position. 

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