Friday, October 26, 2018. Issue #200
The Planning Fallacy: Why You Miss Your Deadlines, And What to do About it | Medium
How often do you find yourself racing at the last minute to finish a task? If you’ve ever missed a deadline the planning fallacy may well be the culprit. Most people are more conscious about time and how they use it. They have a better awareness of how much of it they will spend on impending tasks. Others are very prone to be optimistic...

You have a long list of things you know you should be doing regularly… But for some reason, you just don’t do them. What’s the deal? The solution is building habits. Doing hard things isn’t hard if you’re on autopilot. But how do we make building habits simple and painless?

If you’re in your 20s, chances are good you’re anxious about quickly sorting your career out. If you’re any older, that idea is probably laughable. The evolution of the job market has made it increasingly possible for job-seekers to choose and re-choose a career at any age.
Want to advance your career and become more successful? These are 17 must have work related skills to climb the ladder of a successful career. These are work related skills that enhance your work, productivity, personality and leadership qualities. 
Albert Einstein, Henry Ford, Marie Curie, Sigmund Freud…these are just a few of the critical thinkers who have shaped our modern lives. Critical thinkers think clearly and rationally, and make logical connections between ideas -- they are crucial to exploring and understanding...
Have you ever found yourself staring at your phone or laptop, mindlessly checking social media or going down an internet rabbit hole when you’re supposed to be doing something else? So have I. My name is Brian, and I’m addicted to information. More specifically...

Nerina Ramlakhan remembers when her daughter was a toddler, and how if she got too tired she would be unable to switch off. “There was a healthy level of tiredness,” she says. “But if she went beyond that, she would be running on a kind of false energy.

What if striving to be great is what's holding you back? 
“Good is the enemy of great” is one of the most popular self-improvement expressions there is. It’s the first sentence of an international bestselling business book, the title of another...
Every now and then I get into funks where I feel tired, depressed, unmotivated, and pissy. On days when I’m in a funk, I’ll try to will myself to work through pure mental grit. I’ll flog my brain and body with caffeine. I’ll set Pomodoro timers and tell myself...
Withdrawing my hands reluctantly from the slowly spinning bowl, I watched its uneven sides slowly come to a stop, wishing I could straighten them out just a little more. I was in the ancient pottery town of Hagi in rural Yamaguchi, Japan, and while I trusted the potter who convinced...
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