The Right Mental Model to Understand *Money*

Cliche: Money doesn’t buy happiness. Not quite right. Money buys freedom. Freedom leads to happiness. Almost no one disagrees with the fact that freedom leads to happiness. So if money isn’t buying you happiness, you’re using it wrong.

The rule of three in persuasion

How many positive claims should you make at once about your product? Use three positive claims about your product in your messages (e.g. ads, website, packaging) to maximize how persuasive…

7 Key skills for virtual leaders

If you find yourself leading a team whose members you may never actually get to meet in person, these 7 skills will make you a better virtual leader. Clarify expectations. Reduce…

The Top 10 Rules Of Money

The purpose of money is not intuitive or linear. The person having money easily mistakes overconfidence for optimism. Getting rich and staying rich are two different things that require different…

How to build a great life.

🧵 How to build a great life (17 things I’ve learned) I’ve run hard my whole life—always charging forward, rarely looking back. But 50 hits you different. It’s caused me…

3 Simple Habits to Improve Your Critical Thinking

But simple doesn’t mean easy. Three simple things that you can do to improve your critical thinking skills:   Question assumptions   Reason through logic   Diversify thought It’s crucial to get outside your personal bubble. You can start small. If you work in accounting, make friends with people in marketing. If you always go to lunch with senior staff, go to a ball game with your junior colleagues. Training yourself this way will help you escape your usual thinking and gain richer insights.