This hike didn’t lead to a waterfall or mountain top. It was, actually, inspired by a stop at rest area a few months ago, and my general curiosity. When I was moving back to the desert I stopped at a rest area off of I-10 (Whitewater Rest Area). The bass of Mt. San Jacinto sits a few miles away.
In the book, Kahneman brings up many examples of how people miscalculate probabilities that eventually end up having a negative outcome on their lives. ‘The Premortem’ is an exercise that encourages doubts, and areas of weaknesses, to rise to the surface, instead of being
I cannot believe I have not been up to this trailhead before, or been on the San Jacinto ridge. This hike also did a little diddy on the PCT. I was able to do this hike on a beautiful day in January, and was one of five people on the trail.
I’m not going to mess around because I have already thought about this one a lot recently. Here’s my claim: people hide behind their strengths in order to avoid work and improve themselves. Additionally, they are unclear as to the potential gains that small improvements can have...One of the ideas to support the claim that people should focus on their strengths, as opposed to working on weaknesses, is that (like the economical benefits of specialization) the benefits of being really good at a couple things beats being average at all of them.
Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson met in discussion a few months ago over four live discussions for a couple of hours each session. They discussed
This post is going to be a beauty. Once again, I have replicated something plain and simple, (or as Chris Delia would say, “S’plain an’