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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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Shiny Object Syndrome

Reading Time: 5 minutes I have to make a confession. It’s part of my 5 step program. Here it goes: My name is Bogdan and I’m suffering from Shiny Object Syndrome If you liked this post you will love my Life Optimization Crash Course. It contains over a decade’s worth of research and self-experimentation compressed in just 5 short …

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Why Goals are for Losers and What Champions Really use

Reading Time: 4 minutes What separates one-time winners from true champions? What transforms ambition and hard work into everlasting legends? Is it talent or genetics? Or maybe just the right combination of the two, sprinkled with a bit of luck? No. It’s much simpler. In fact, it’s so simple that I will let a 15-year-old boy tell you the …

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How to Make Tough Decisions Easy and Have a Happy Life

Reading Time: 6 minutes   I’m tired of making decisions. And I don’t mean picking the right socks to match my shoes or selecting the best movie to watch tonight. I mean tough, life-changing decisions that can define your destiny. I’m tired of overthinking, overanalyzing and obsessing over such dilemmas. But I can’t just settle them with a coin …

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