I’ll Be Happy When …

It is fallacious to let life slip away in the pursuit of the illusion that, “When I achieve something, I will be free to live in happiness.” If you pursue a job, a...

9 Productivity Mistakes You're Making in the First 10 Minutes of Your Day (Infographic)

From setting goals to drinking coffee, these bad morning habits might surprise you. October 7, 2018 2 min read There are a number of things you’re probably doing every morning that are actually hindering your productivity.If you’re...

I Admire Business Leaders Who’re Frugal to an Extreme

Business folks are rarely frugal, especially when they’re on their clients’ dime or using nameless stockholders’ funds. I admire businesspeople and companies that are frugal to an extreme and are obsessed with reducing...

Why I’m Frugal

Frugality Over the Ages From Socrates to Thoreau, from Franklin to Gandhi, philosophers, moralists, and spiritual leaders have identified frugality as a virtue and associated simple living with wisdom, integrity, and happiness. The Cynics...

Guy Fieri Is Insanely Busy. Here's How He Gets It All Done.

The chef, TV star, vintner and entrepreneur has a secret to being in a million places at once. September 18, 2018 7 min read This story appears in the October 2018 Entrepreneur. Subscribe » "Have a great...

How to Make Others Feel They Owe You One

Reciprocity, as described below, is a manipulative technique. My aim for this article is twofold: firstly, it sensitizes you to one of the many things people can do to get you to...

Don’t Ignore the Counterevidence

Left to themselves, much of our opinions and judgments are subjective, imprecise, incomplete, narrow-minded, or utterly unapprised. A good critical-thinker deliberates objectively about alternative world-views that may cause him/her to philosophize differently. The...

Mark Wahlberg Reveals His Grueling Daily Schedule and It Is Bonkers

It starts at 2:30am and includes two workouts. September 12, 2018 1 min read He might be the hardest-working man in Hollywood.Mark Wahlberg revealed his absolutely insane daily schedule on Instagram, and it's immediately clear how the...

The Dramatic Fall of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes: Summary of John Carreyrou’s “Bad Blood”

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup (2018) is Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou’s remarkable exposé on Theranos, the former high-flying Silicon Valley tech startup founded by Elizabeth...

Beware of Key-Person Dependency Risk

Key-Person Dependency Risk is the threat posed by an organization or a team’s over-reliance on one or a few individuals. The key-person has sole custody of some critical institutional knowledge, creativity, reputation, or experience...

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