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Memory, Innovation, Distractions, Mistrust

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer Worth reading 1 An Effortless Way to Improve Your Memory Over 100+ years of scientific studies suggest one simple technique to boost your long-term memory. “The...

Jeff Bezos, Reading Aloud, Busyness, Idea Generation

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” — Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood Worth reading 1 Jeff Bezos’ Guide to Life 5 life lessons from Jeff Bezos during his interview at an invite-only...

Best of the Week (August 30, 2020)

Busy week? Here’s the best of this week for your Sunday reading list. Thought-provoking quotes of the week “If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.” ― Thomas Aquinas “Freedom is not procured by a full...

Anger, Polymaths, Plastic

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” ― Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning Worth reading 1 Anger Is Temporary Madness: The...

Best of the week (August 23, 2020)

Busy week? Here’s the best of this week for your Sunday reading list. Best reads 1 The Five Commandments of Decision Making Under Uncertainty ​ A counterintuitive statistical guide on how to avoid making stupid decisions: “Collecting and processing the...

Panic Attacks, Survivorship Bias, Marriage

“If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre Worth Reading 1 4 Steps to Cope With Panic Attacks Our brains trigger a fight-or-flight response to escape life-threatening danger, but this may be a false alarm. During a panic attack,...

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