How to be happy

How to be happy: Learn your true preferences. Life becomes much more pleasant once you stop chasing the preferences of others. Try new things, take what works, and throw away…

5 steps to build your own “Life Map”

Your 10-year-plan will feel uncomfortable & ambiguous. That’s okay. Your long-term vision SHOULD feel big & broad, while giving you just enough direction to help inform short-term actions. Alex Lieberman…

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 to…

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.

How to Write Well

Writing is the art of thinking clearly with the help of paper. An ideal place to start is by thinking through what bothers you most. Write a post to work through that—because the best writing is often therapy that you publish for the world to learn from.