The theme of this Quick Digs post seems to be, ‘authors doing podcasts’. Sam Harris did a live show with Daniel Kahneman. During their discussion, Kahneman said a few things that were extremely noteworthy. The first, was when he talking with Sam about the distinction between happiness in
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
1. SMRT Training Stoic Mindfulness & Resistance Training, is what that little acronym stands for. I stumbled upon the practices on the by Massimo |
Just the couple of quick digs for the new year. Some more Stephen West and his awesome Philosophize This! podcast. A list of some of cool new companies for the next year. A timeless quote by Marcus Aurelius.. about time. Finally, a quick spot for Google Keep.
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.
I was talking to a friend recently, and he ended up asking me to send him my top five books that I think would be