Category Archives: Careers

Why you should write in public  via @david_perell on Twitter [Shared]

I have been preaching the gospel about “Telling people what you do and how well you do it” for over 20 years and this Twitter thread explains some reasons why it is so important. – Douglas Photo by Dylan Gillis … Continue reading

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Forget New Year’s Resolutions and Conduct a ‘Past Year Review’ Instead (#559) via The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss [Shared]

I may start doing this every month as well as each year. Reflection and review is a great way to figure out your future direction in life and career. – Douglas Forget New Year’s Resolutions and Conduct a ‘Past Year … Continue reading

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12 Powerful Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re A Creator via Josh Spector [Shared]

12 Powerful Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re A Creator Every creator is unique, but the questions we all must answer are the same. Here are a bunch to consider… 1. Why do you want to be a creator? It … Continue reading

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How to Make Smart Decisions Without Getting Lucky via Farnam Street [Shared]

How to Make Smart Decisions Without Getting Lucky – Farnam Street Few things will change your trajectory in life or business as much as learning to make effective decisions. Yet no one really teaches us what it means to make … Continue reading

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The Small Steps of Giant Leaps via Farnam Street [Shared]

The Small Steps of Giant Leaps – Farnam Street Photo by Éric Deschaintre on Unsplash One of the most beneficial skills you can learn in life is how to consistently put yourself in a good position. The person who finds … Continue reading

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Are You a Maker or a Taker? – by Deb Liu via Perspectives [Shared]

Are You a Maker or a Taker? – by Deb Liu – Perspectives The ways we respond to adversity can tell us a lot about ourselves. In times of uncertainty, chaos, or distress, we have the option to despair or … Continue reading

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Small Things You Do Can Make You Way More Productive, Here’s How via Lifehack [Shared]

Small Things You Do Can Make You Way More Productive, Here’s How – Lifehack Photo by ian dooley on Unsplash Blink. It’s 9:50 AM. Work starts in 10 minutes; I am punctual, awake, and ready for the day. Awesome. Blink. … Continue reading

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The books you need for your 2022 New Year’s Resolutions via Tim Harford [Shared]

The books you need for your 2022 New Year’s Resolutions | Tim Harford The self-help genre gets a bad press, and not without reason, but there are a few self-help books that I’ve read, enjoyed, and felt wiser as a … Continue reading

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13 Tricks to Help You Remember What You’ve Learned via LifeHack [Shared]

13 Tricks to Help You Remember What You’ve Learned Photo by Firmbee.com on Unsplash Memory is fallible. If you forget everything in this article, remember this fact: Researchers estimate that we lose 90% of everything we learn immediately after learning … Continue reading

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Why Tacit Knowledge is More Important Than Deliberate Practice via Commonplace – The Commoncog Blog [Shared]

Why Tacit Knowledge is More Important Than Deliberate Practice – Commonplace – The Commoncog Blog I want to spend an essay talking about tacit knowledge, and why I think it is the most interesting topic in the domain of skill … Continue reading

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How to Quiet Your Mind Chatter – Nautilus via Science Connected [Shared]

How to Quiet Your Mind Chatter – Nautilus | Science Connected We’ve all been there. Stuck in our own heads, fixated on a two-minute conversation from three days ago. We replay it over and over. I shouldn’t have snapped at … Continue reading

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The False Theory of Idea Scarcity – Phil McKinney – Innovation Mentor and Coach [Shared]

I have been listening to Phil McKinney for years via his Killer Innovations podcast and he never fails to illuminate creativity topics. — Douglas The False Theory of Idea Scarcity – Phil McKinney – Innovation Mentor and Coach “The world … Continue reading

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Feynman technique to learn anything via Fast Company [Shared]

Feynman technique to learn anything via Fast Company Richard Feynman was a Nobel Prize-winning physicist who made significant contributions in areas such as quantum mechanics and particle physics. He also pioneered quantum computing, introducing the concept of nanotechnology. He was … Continue reading

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Thinking About “The Great Resignation”? — Find your next career with “Career Compass: Finding Your Career North”

Are you looking to become a part of “The Great Resignation” and find a new career? Wouldn’t you love to have a magical compass to lead you through your life? One that would always show you the right answers on … Continue reading

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Why it breaks your brain to take a compliment – The Oatmeal [Shared]

Click to read this entire comic Related Posts: The Incredible Mechanical Artistry Of François Junod via Hackaday [Shared] The Masks of the Zuni (1904) via The Public Domain Review [Shared] Noted: “No Signal” – Comic: 2017-01-12 It’s Magic! Ye Olde … Continue reading

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