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.

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Intensity vs. Consistency: Why Kurt Cobain Was Wrong and How to Achieve Greatness

Reading Time: 3 minutes If given the choice, would you prefer intensity or consistency? Don’t try to weasel yourself out of this by giving me the “it depends” answer. Here, I’ll make it easy for you. A magician pops out in front of you. In his left hand he’s holding a red pill labeled Intensity and in his right …

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Do This One Thing to Improve Your Life Today

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s hard, I know. And most of the time you don’t feel like doing it — I know that too. How? Because I’m struggling with this myself. But I’ve seen the benefits and they’re undeniable. It’s totally worth adding this to your life, even if it will take some effort.

How to get Rich by Being Nice

Reading Time: 4 minutes   It was around 6PM on a Friday. The sun was setting and I was getting ready for a long, lazy weekend. That’s when I got the call. A call that would lead to a cup of coffee worth $1.000.