- Three Years in San Francisco » Mike Industries
This needed to be about 5 different essays, which could have been separately on empathy, on product managers, diversity, biases, product managers as CEO’s, EQ (emotional intelligence), ideas and privilege.
(categories: empathy employee-engagement productmanagement emotional-intelligence diversity eq ideas twitter )
- The cave divers who went back for their friends – BBC News
Unbelievable amount of mental control to pull this off. Quote: "Cave divers the world over need to have remarkable self-command, but Diving into the Unknown can be seen as a study in a character trait beloved of Finns – sisu, grit in the face of adversity."
(categories: grit norway adventure mental-hacks diving )
- Why So Many Smart People Aren’t Happy – The Atlantic
Quote: "What I recommend is an alternative approach, which is to become a little more aware of what it is that you’re really good at, and what you enjoy doing. When you don’t need to compare yourself to other people, you gravitate towards things that you instinctively enjoy doing, and you’re good at, and if you just focus on that for a long enough time, then chances are very, very high that you’re going to progress towards mastery anyway, and the fame and the power and the money and everything w…
(categories: psychology intelligence mindset motivation health happiness )
- Stop Crashing Planes: Charlie Munger’s Six-Element System
Quote: "We would argue that practical worldly wisdom falls into a few major buckets — these act as the closest proxy of the fixed/knowable rules we discussed above: Numeracy. The ability to understand and think in numbers and properly quantify. This would included a basic understanding of statistics and its limitations, of probability thinking and its limitations, and basic numerical and quantitative thinking applied to the real world. Human nature. The ability to understand the true nature of …
(categories: learning knowledge mastery farnam checklists thinking )
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