May 2018

How to get rich (without getting lucky)

Credit @naval. Seek wealth, not money or status. Wealth is having assets that earn while you sleep. Money is how we transfer time and wealth. Status is your place in the social hierarchy. Understand that ethical wealth creation is possible. If you secretly despise wealth, it will elude you. Ignore people playing status games. They […]

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Forget about FAKE NEWS. Our bigger problem is DUMB NEWS. What’s dumb news? Example headlines: Man goes on racist tirade in NYC Starbucks. Woman uses n-word after Panera order botched. Trump supporter goes ballistic at liberal neighbors. Sharing such stories only divides people. It’s just a play for more “likes.”Identify dumb news with the following […]

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Success happens in discrete, singular moments

Turning points are everywhere. You probably don’t know when they’re happening. You see them only in retrospect. But all the time—every single week—you make decisions that constitute some big turning point in your life. The mind can never foresee it’s own advance. F.A. Hayek Since this is true, it means right now matters. Right now […]

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