Tag Archives: Skills

Unimaginable Sameness

What’s the worst part about prison? One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich is all you need to know about Ivan Denisovich, because the idea that anyone could live for a minute in such circumstances seems impossible; one day … Continue reading

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The Tim Ferriss Falacy

We’re now deep into the fourth generation of the self-help guru.  This generation shares much with its predecessors, including fondness for the shortcut.  People like Tim Ferriss have  made their name on finding and exploiting these shortcuts, or “hacks” as … Continue reading

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The Single Best Technique To Understand Anything

I’ve written before about how to learn faster.  It’s still great advice.  And, again, learning doesn’t stop when you get handed a diploma.  If you’re reading this, you probably learning something new every year, if not every month or every … Continue reading

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Being Done

The point of being done is not to finish, but to get other things done. – Cult of Done That feeling of completing some big project is fantastic.  It feels like you’ve pushed a giant stone off your chest.  It should … Continue reading

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