Actively working to identify, understand, and learn from your mistakes is an important skill in life. Our mistakes and failures are learning and growth opportunities, they give us the signposts to become more successful. What holds you back can also make you stronger! If you don’t make room for mistakes in your life and most importantly learn from them...
Instead of spouting advice, Dalio dissects his success in order to both better understand it, and further build on it. In the book, he connects his success to the principles he’s developed over time, and talks about how you should act, but also why you should behave that way.
Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.
You’re overwhelmed with obligations and responsibilities, and you know that you need to devise a better time management system to stop your head from exploding. There’s just one problem, you feel like you’ve tried every hack there is, and none of them have proven to be effective.
What is self-discipline? I think everyone has at least a hazy picture of what it means to be self-disciplined. From the outside, self-discipline looks like suppressing impulses to do things you shouldn’t do. Self-discipline means not eating too much, not succumbing to the temptation
When I was 16, I performed relatively poorly in my GCSE exams, exams which every kid in the UK takes. Having missed most of my classes, and barely studied, I received a D in math and an F for French (which I think is funny). I’m a little embarrassed to even write about this...
Whereas a loss of $100 today has the potential of being earned back tomorrow, a lost hour cannot be recuperated. Deciding how to spend time is a clearly consequential decision. But what may not be so obvious is exactly how our decisions about how to spend time relate...
When Zeno of Cyprus was shipwrecked and stranded on Athens, he wasn’t expecting any good to happen. Having lost everything and with not much else to do, Zeno wandered into a bookshop and was quickly absorbed by the teachings of Socrates.
At some point in our lives, the chances are that you and I will feel lonely. It’s a problem that’s getting a lot of coverage at the moment. The UK even has a new Minister for Loneliness charged with working across government departments to address the issue.
Let’s go back to the beginning. When did we and our ape cousins part ways? Scientists are still working on an exact date – or even a date to within a million years. Like many of the big questions in human evolution, the answer itself has evolved over the past few decades...
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