Permissionless Apprenticeships: How To Really Find A Mentor

January 26, 2021

"Find a mentor" is terrible advice. If you want to capture the attention of someone, you're better off providing massive value for them for free. Eventually, they'll take note. It's what Jack Butcher calls a Permissionless Apprenticeship.

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Alive Time Vs. Dead Time

January 12, 2021

Robert Greene believes there are two different types of time: Alive Time and Dead Time. One is passive, the other is active. One represents stagnation, the other growth. And which one you choose can make all the difference.

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24 Lessons From 24 Years

January 9, 2021

I recently turned 24 and so I felt justified in giving some unsolicited bits of life advice.

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The Best Books I Read in Q3 2020

October 1, 2020

Life is too short to read terrible books. Here's a collection of the best books I read in Q3 of 2020 so you've got some great reading material during the pandemic.

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Building Better Cities: Lessons From Disney

June 6, 2020

Disneyland is the happiest place in the world for a reason. With its streets built for pedestrians and gentle density, it provides an alternative to the concrete jungle cities of the 21st century. Here's what our cities can learn from it.

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The Best Way To Read

May 27, 2020

Many people read, but few people read well. Reading is an active process; the effort to understand. And we all need to get better at it.

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Joe Rogan And The Future Of Podcasting

May 21, 2020

With millions of monthly listeners and some of the biggest celebrities as his guests, Joe Rogan is the godfather of podcasting. His $100 million deal with Spotify is just the beginning. Podcasting is about to take over the entertainment world.

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You Don't Want To Be Elon Musk

May 18, 2020

Everyone wants to be a billionaire. And while the lifestyle looks glamorous, most people don't want anything like it. Part of the reason Elon has become more successful than most is because he's suffered more trauma than most.

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Be More Extreme. Moderation Fails.

May 11, 2020

Moderation is boring. Taking it easy is boring. We remember history's greatest figures because of their extreme deeds. If you want to be extraordinarily successful, you'll need to do extraordinary things.

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How To Start Running: A Guide For People Who Hate Running

May 4, 2020

After hating to run for years, I found a simple and pain-free system to run further, faster, and feel better. It's all about small steps. Here's how I went from zero to running half marathons without any effort.

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Lack Of Sleep Is Killing Your Success

May 1, 2020

You don't need to sacrifice sleep to be successful. Getting less than 8 hours will make you weaker, dumber, and even kill you. Don't be an idiot, go the fuck to sleep.

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