7 min read · May 28th · We tend to think that people can easily tell what we’re thinking and feeling. They can’t. Understanding the illusion of transparency bias can improve relationships, job performance, and more.
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Our tendency to overestimate how much attention people are paying to us is a result of seeing our own perspective as the only perspective.
2 min read · 2021-12-12 · In everything we do, we play the long or the short game. The short game is easy, pleasurable, and offers visible and immediate benefits. But it almost never leads to success. Here's how to play the…
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It’s easy to overestimate the importance of luck on success and underestimate the importance of investing in success every single day
8 min read · May 29th · If you ever find yourself stressed, overwhelmed, sinking into stasis despite wanting to change, or frustrated when you can’t respond to new opportunities, you need more slack in your life. Here’s how…
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Having a little bit of wiggle room allows us to respond to changing circumstances, to experiment, and to do things that might not work.
4 min read · Jan 13th · Get the simple two-step filter that I use to help me select what to read to improve my total return on invested reading time. Basically, I combine two ideas that both work together.
4 min read · Mar 17th · People who say yes to everything have a lot of speed. They're always doing stuff but never getting anything done. Why? Because they don't think in terms of velocity. Understanding the difference…
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Put all your effort into the projects that really matter. Don’t rely on your willpower to say no; instead, create systems that help you fend off distractions