We get along best with others who we share things in common with. Growing up, this means that kids tend to clump into cliques: the jocks, the nerds, the drama kids, the partiers, and so on. Cliques are groups where exclusivity is the defining factor, rather than a shared goal.
Momentum is one of the most underrated factors in getting things done. Although this concept is well understood in sports, we seem to ignore it for oth…
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When you ask an average person how they make decisions, they are likely to say that they “go with their gut” or “trust their intuition.” Unfortunately,…
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One benefit of reading biographies is that you tend to notice similarities between people who wouldn’t otherwise seem to have anything in common. It’s …
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Every week, I send a newsletter that contains a collection of interesting links and ideas. I think of this section as an open-sourced bookmarks tab tha…
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Sunday Scaries started in April as an outlet for my thoughts on contemporary issues at the intersection of society, technology, and science. Since then…
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I snapped this photo on my flight out of Los Angeles today. The stark distinction between ocean and the coastline stood out to me. It stood out because…
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Looking at how countries are formed, the spread of democracy, and a new approach to government.
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