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When Less is More

Q: How can I see more increase in my life? A: By reduction.  Lots of energy is spent trying to increase our happiness, money, status, health. And while that’s necessary, there’s a lot to be gained… Read More »When Less is More

No/Yes Exchange Rate

Q: What’s the exchange rate for “No” to “Yes”?A: 1:100,000  If someone invites you to the movies and you say, “No,”. You’ve said “No,” to one thing.  But if you say, “Yes,” you are consequently… Read More »No/Yes Exchange Rate

Two Types of Fun

Q: Is this fun, or is this fun?A: Depends if you having a good time now, or if you will have had a good time when it’s over. There are two kinds of fun.  And… Read More »Two Types of Fun

Radical Ownership

Q: What’s in my control to change?A: Literally everything. “Whatever you are not changing, you are choosing.”  -Laurie Buchanan It’s an extreme position to take, but we have to admit at some level, anything we… Read More »Radical Ownership

Making Great Time

Q: How do I know which path to choose?A: The one that gets you to your destination Imagine you wake up at an airport in the middle of the United States and are offered two… Read More »Making Great Time

How To Say “No”

Q: How do I create more time in a day?A: By saying “No” to things you don’t need to be doing. Lots of people recognize what they should say “No” to, but they’re unsure of… Read More »How To Say “No”

The Deeper Need

Q: Will buying some thing make me happy? A: Only for a moment, and here’s why…  Systems engineer and environmental scientist Donella Meadows on nonmaterial needs: “People don’t need enormous cars; they need admiration and respect.… Read More »The Deeper Need