Newsletter Nº121

Picture in the banner by Neil Gardiner     Consider this dramatically oversimplified formula:   "Life satisfaction = pleasure + meaning"   It is an excerpt from an about a 30min read from Kevin Simler. His A Nihilist’s Guide to Meaning begins decidedly tongue in cheek & crafts a wonderful essay with...

Newsletter Nº120

Picture in the banner by Andrew Gook     “If there’s one rule that applies everywhere, it’s that Irony Doesn’t Scale.” - Paul Ford of Postlight, a digital product studio in NYC. Paul’s post “Irony Doesn’t Scale” stuck with me this week. His ideas on sick vs. well systems...

Newsletter Nº119

Illustration in the banner by Frank van der Sman     This week’s subject is a paraphrased Zig Ziglar quote: Goals enable you to do more for yourself and others, too.   It reminded me of the two kinds of winning I talked about Nº71   Then I read this quote by provocative...

Newsletter Nº118

Photo in the banner by John Braynard     The New Year is two weeks underway & my 1st issue is finally shipping! I’ll chalk it up to 2018 being so great and… being fashionably late ; ) This week’s subject line & theme comes from a Simon Kemp...

Newsletter Nº117

Photo in the banner by Podia.cc     New Year’s resolutions have a bad reputation. Considering taking on one that you can follow through with: adopt an attitude of gratitude. In my experience, it is a win/win for you and everyone around you.   Dan Mager put together some great...

Newsletter Nº116

Photo in the banner by Ass Savers     “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Inflexibly, clinging to a single truth never works. There are always more aspects, options, angles and opposing views. Nearly...

Newsletter Nº115

Photo in the banner by Light     I was reading: Entropy: Why Life Always Seems to Get More Complicated (sounds chill right?) and then, as I do, I looked for words that rhymed with entropy for the subject line.   More below...

Newsletter Nº114

Photo in the banner by Saltlake_Lian     I was reading Tomasz Tunguz’s post from yesterday about how meetings shouldn’t be boring. Tomasz has some good ideas of where meetings go wrong:   More below...

Newsletter Nº113

Photo in the banner by Saltlake_Lian     22 days later… 😱 Did you miss the routine radness in your inbox? ; ) November has been a wild month in so many ways. I’m penning this issue aboard a Hannover bound IC train for a 15-year high school...

Newsletter Nº112

Artwork in the banner by Alan Warburton     The aggregation of marginal gains is a very cool concept. “If you get 1% better each day for an entire year you’d be 37 times better at the end of the year. That’s 3,700% better. Compounding is cool.” - Patrick...