I hope you’re enjoying this beautiful summer to its fullest potential!
If you spend some of it outside, sitting or lying comfortably with a cold drink nearby, you might enjoy the pieces I picked for the July – edition of my newsletter.
Let me know what you think!
I enjoyed the 1st and 4th article in particular. And I found the Marginal Revolution blog recently. Some articles are a bit over my head, but how do you get smarter if you only read thinks you understand easily?
The thing about our brain is, that it is somewhere between hard and impossible to figure out how it works and to use that to your advantage.
Knowledge on cognitive biases creates awareness for the dangers and opportunities that lie within them.
I’d bet that you’ll take at least one thing from this podcast that you haven’t really thought about before.
Tyler Cohen is a prolific witer on his blog marginalrevolution.com.
The amount of content he produces and the diversity of topics he wrestles with is impressive. Besides being more gifted than most of us, he is also deliberate about improving his skills.
He laid out how he does that in this post. Great read for all knowledge workers out there.
Here’s something one can easily work on in order to be more interesting: notice when you’re boring and shift gears, topics or whatever needs to be shifted. This one is concise and useful.
Life lesson: If someone puts together a bunch of things and names it „Advice to my kids“, there’s probably good stuff in there for you as well.
Once your down is the right time to get up again. All you need is some impetus to get moving. This article gives lots of ideas on where to start and explains them well.