Most of us don’t like it when people poke holes in our ideas. We want people to agree with us. But disagreement is important. It prevents us from letting our own cognitive biases get in…

Have you ever started a new habit with the best of intentions and missed one day, only to abandon the habit entirely? Changing your behavior and adopting new habits isn’t about superhuman will-power or monk-like…

Tom Brady was the 199th pick in the 6th round the year he was drafted to the NFL. The other quarterbacks in the draft had won national championships in college and been superstars. Of those…

A few days ago we aired a rerun of our interview with FBI Hostage negotiator Chris Voss. When he went to one of his superiors and expressed his interest in becoming a hostage negotiator, she…

Have you ever started a new habit with the best of intentions and missed one day, only to abandon the habit entirely? Changing your behavior and adopting new habits isn’t about superhuman will-power or monk-like…

Every day you have to decide how you’re going to spend your time and what you’re going to spend it on. You have to decide how you will allocate your resources. In all of our…

When it comes to life and work, we all 3 primary resources: time, money, and attention. How you allocate those resources will determine how quickly you make progress towards your most important goals. Time is…

It’s easy for our phones to become leashes, and our inboxes to make us feel as if we’ve been charged with preventing or managing world war three. Do you have a time of day when…

While a lack of clarity is the biggest inhibitor progress towards your goals, navigating ambiguity is a necessary skill to find clarity. When you do something unmistakable, by definition you’re doing something that’s never been…

Pain or pleasure, joy or misery, agony or ecstasy, happens only inside you. Human folly is that people are always trying to extract joy from outside. You may use outside as stimulus or trigger, but…