Are Geniuses Real?
When a belief provides an excuse for being lazy, you're more likely to produce magic by discarding it.
the view from your deathbed
A short story about a conversation you will eventually have.
Stop Settling for Average
Look around you - how many people are already stuck in the same fixed mindset, doing the same mundane things, looking like they've grown stagnant? Perhaps it's time we stopped.
Seeking Hard Problems
In a competitive world, adversity is your ally. The harder it gets, the better chance you have of insulating yourself from the competition.
The Curse of Ambition
As they set sail for the United States of America in 1630, the Puritans’ ships were brimming with an ethos of hard work and frugality.
Get Yourself a "Think About It Later" Box
How to filter good thoughts from bad thoughts, improving focus and attention.
What To Care About In A Job
It’s all too easy to view a job as a job, a day’s work as a day’s pay. I hate this approach to work. Here's an alternative.
How To Do Great Work
The riptide represents a leverage point: a place where little effort produces large output. Here's how you find them.
On Living a Life of Purpose In Your 20's
It's a scary realisation that every day spent doing something other than what you love most today is a day you’ll likely regret in future.