It’s quick and easy to get attention. Compose a tweet, write a status update, and upload a picture with a witty caption. But it takes much longer and is harder to master your craft. That’s…

For the last seven weeks, we’ve been teaching the Fearless Writer’s Workshop to roughly 30 students. While I’ve imparted my knowledge from 10 years of writing, they’ve been the ones to do the work. They’ve…

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…