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Answers to Questions You Weren’t Asking

Motivating Greatness

Q: What’s the best way to motivate people to great work?A: Encouraging their potential, not criticizing their shortcomings. “A few months after my husband and I moved to a small Massachusetts town I grumbled to… Read More »Motivating Greatness

Hell Yeah or No

Q: How can I reestablish important priorities in my life? A: The HYoN method of reviewing opportunities. Derek Rivers is the author of a fascinating little book titled, “Hell Yeah or No”.  In it, he describes… Read More »Hell Yeah or No

Four Thousand Weeks

Q: How can I better value the mundane moments? A: By remembering just how short life is. Four Thousand Weeks is the name of a book. It is also almost 77 years. That’s about the life-expectancy for an… Read More »Four Thousand Weeks

Craft as a Loss-Leader

Q: How can someone exceed their salary cap? A: Leverage what you do to make money by what you don’t-do.  Recording artists, athletes, and movie stars are leveraging their brand to make more than their craft… Read More »Craft as a Loss-Leader

Headphones at The Gym

Q: What is an unintended (negative) consequence of increased productivity? A: Loss of community and sharing ideas in person Arnold Schwarzenegger is the greatest bodybuilders of his time, and arguably one of the best of all-time. He… Read More »Headphones at The Gym

Win & Help Win

Q: Is there an ideology/philosophy better than Conservative, Progressive, or Libertarian? A: Yes, “Win & Help Win“ Here’s why it’s a better approach: A concept defined by Balaji S. Srinivasan, on episode #506 of The Tim Ferriss… Read More »Win & Help Win