Why You Should NOT Optimize Your Life

Reading Time: 5 minutes Should you optimize your life or not? When is this a wise choice and when can it lead to sleepless nights and unproductive days? I answer it all in this article

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In a World Obsessed by Results Have the Courage to Pause

Reading Time: 4 minutes It took me over 30 years to be able to write these words. My bet is that you need to hear them too. And if you’re anything like me, reading them won’t be enough. You need to feel them — let them flow through your veins and own them.

How To Design A Better Life Using Game Theory

Reading Time: 5 minutes What do game theory, fish economics, and life-altering decisions have in common? More than you think. At least that’s what I learned last Sunday while visiting the zoo. It all started as a lazy, mildly educational afternoon with my daughter. We admired the giraffes, laughed at the penguins, and tried not to pet the panther. …

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The Surprisingly Simple Method to Get Good at Anything

Reading Time: 4 minutes Repetition is the mother of learning. This is something I’ve been hearing ever since I was a kid. And I wasn’t an easy child. Whenever I didn’t succeed at something, I would get all worked up and cranky. Not much has changed. I can still hear the calm, soothing voice of my kindergarten teacher saying: …

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How Humility Helped One Man Save Millions of Mothers

Reading Time: 5 minutes Let me tell you a story. It’s one about witts, humility, and the rise against authority. It also features the deadliest plague you’ve never heard of. And, best of all, it’s a true story from which we can all learn something. So grab your top hats and strap your corsets, ‘cause we’re going back in time.