6 Biases Holding You Back From Rational Thinking

This piece was adapted from my latest book The Laws of Human Nature. Emotions are continually affecting our thought processes and decisions, below the level of our awareness. And the most common emotion of them all is the desire for pleasure and the avoidance of pain. Our thoughts almost inevitably revolve around this desire; we simply […]

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Hear From The Best Writers On The Planet

The Mission Newsletter, 11/14/18 “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” -John F. Kennedy It’s Hummmmp Day! 🎉 🎉 Forget Your Stock Options. This Is the Key to Choosing Your Next Job “Over the years, I’ve been lucky enough to work at […]

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The Real Truth About How to Work Smarter, not Harder

Whenever you feel like you’re not getting enough done, you probably always turn to the same solution: working harder. Yet, you’ve probably heard the saying that you should “work smarter, not harder” which sounds great, but how do you actually work smarter? Why Working Harder isn’t the Answer The reason most people work harder is that it’s […]

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Lessons from Stan Lee and Marvel

The Mission Newsletter, 11/13/18 “With great power comes great responsibility.” ―Stan Lee Life, Business, and Storytelling Lessons… 20 Storytelling Lessons We Can Learn from Marvel “From the launch of the Human Torch in 1939 to the more recent debut of Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel has been telling stories of fantastic, amazing, and incredible heroes for over 75 years. […]

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When Distraction is a Good Thing

Is distraction a curse or a blessing? Not giving full attention to what we should be doing makes us miss deadlines, fail classes, and crash into other drivers. Distraction certainly has a price. Nonetheless, we love our distractions! Social media, spectator sports, movies, books, TV shows, the news, video games — what would we do without them? Clearly, […]

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