On the Grind – My Daily Ritual

h/t to Taylor Pearson for this format. I’ve previously written about my morning ritual. Using resources from Taylor’s new book, The End of Jobs, I’ve expanded this into a 3 part series: Part 1: Daily Ritual Part 2: Weekly Review Part 3: Quarterly Review My Morning Ritual  Wake up naturally (no alarm), usually between 7:30am […]

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The Skillful Art of Embracing It All

My mind: scattered and racing, thanks in part to a whirlwind experience with a beautiful Thai girl, Panida, a serious lack of sleep over the past few days compounded by jet lag, and the chaotic atmosphere outside my hotel: the notorious Nana alley in Bangkok. Nana – the red light center of Bangkok – is a […]

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Breaking Constraints: What To Do When Happiness Plateaus

I went from being stressed to happy after making this one mindset shift. I couldn’t believe how simple it was. I’ll tell you the main idea here so you don’t have to waste years of your life trying to figure it out. But first, let’s talk about… Happiness Thanks to decades of behavioral science research, we know that […]

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Redefining “Luck” In the Entrepreneurial Economy

Growing up, I was a good student, at least on paper. By no means the poster child for good behavior, following the rules, or respecting my elders, I nevertheless managed to eek out A’s on my report cards in high school. When I got into the University of Michigan – an academic powerhouse and ‘public […]

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The Simple Benefits of Unplugging

“I find television very educational. Every time someone switches it on I go into another room & read a good book.” – Groucho Marx It was pouring in Split, Croatia. My roommate and I had plans to climb a mountain outside of the city, but had to rethink our afternoon as the heavy rain came down. Having […]

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