Reader View · Apr 29th · Today is my birthday. I turn 70. I've learned a few things so far that might be helpful to others. For the past few years, I've jotted down bits of unsolicited advice each year and much to my surprise I · Shared by 5123, including @awscloud #reInvent R “Ray” Wang 王瑞光 #1A, Ser Jeff Garzik, Casey Newton, Alan See, Andrew Revkin 🌎 ✍🏼 🪕 ☮️, Chris Heilmann email@example.com, Alex Tabarrok, Axel Rauschmayer (INACTIVE), 👨🏻💻☕️, Tim Ferriss, Noah Smith 🐇🇺🇦, David Wallace-Wells, Daniel Pink, Joanna (J.F.) Penn, John Mueller is mostly not here 🐀, Cory Doctorow @firstname.lastname@example.org, Brent Beshore, Aleyda Solis 🇺🇦, Austin Kleon
Reader View · 4 min read · Jul 31st · When we set insurmountable and unrealistic goals, it's easy to get demoralized and just give up. Kaizen offers us another (better) way. · Shared by 2654, including Ines Bieler
There’s something wrong with each of us. Even if you tried to live a faultless, blameless, perfect life, there is always something left to criticize.
Reader View · 7 min read · From 2020 · Shared by 891, including Brian Roemmele, Patrick Neeman, hiten.eth, John Hagel, Ryan Hoover, Chris Heilmann email@example.com, Julie Zhuo, Mike Davidson, Satya Patel, Kevan Lee 👋, DHH, Patricia Churchland, Chris Fralic, OM, Kevin_Indig, swissmiss, James Fallows, Daniel Pink, Henneke Duistermaat
Reader View · 2021-11-25 · It’s hard to feel a sweeping sense of perspective when you’re stuck in traffic, or feeling buried by work, or overwhelmed by family demands. But those are exactly the moments when some words of wis… · Shared by 198, including Stephanie A Kowalski
Reader View · 4 min read · Jul 4th · Simple advice to help you get more out of the books you read, from author Ryan Holiday. · Shared by 4508, including Arturo Rebolledo, Tarik ESSAADI, Anita Leirfall, Daniel Pink
Life is too short to read books you don’t enjoy reading. My rule is 100 pages minus your age — so if you’re 30 years old and a book hasn’t captivated you by page 70, stop reading it.
Reader View · 10 min read · 2020-12-23 · The other day I made an advice thread based on Jacobian’s from last year! If you know a source for one of these, shout and I’ll edit it in. Possessions 1 .If you want to find out about people’s… · Shared by 1600, including Luminous Kaleidoscope, Tim Ferriss, Bilal Aslam, Mike Taylor, Christian Hartmann, Leo Blazquez, Stephan Leduc, Marvin “Polymath but really Just Generalist” Liao, nuuk, Talha Jameel, Salman 🦊, Tom Connor, Nils Hitze, Kevin Roberts, Piotr Migdal, Florian Hanke 🍎, Jason A Miller, David Pires, Chris Isak , Esther Schindler
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Don’t confuse ‘doing a thing because I like it’ with ‘doing a thing because I want to be seen as the sort of person who does such things’
Reader View · 6 min read · Jan 3rd · Hunter S. Thompson's letter to his friend, Hume Logan, on finding your purpose and living a meaningful life. The most profound advice I've ever come across. · Shared by 757, including Ron McIntyre, Ludovica Brocchi
rather than bending himself to meet the demands of that which he seeks, he has bent his goal to conform to his own abilities and desires
Reader View · 7 min read · 2021-07-23 · A framework for putting advice into action. Use your Starting Principles to memorize strategies for better everyday decision-making. · Shared by 620, including Jessy Lane, Jeremy Caplan, John Bardos, Konrad Weber, Katja Evertz
Success isn't an end state. Success is having the freedom to pursue the continual grind you most enjoy.