Not Unreasonable Podcast interview with Tyler Cowen

Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/126848/814311 Notes I enjoyed hearing Tyler Cowen speak about his new book from Stripe Press, Stubborn Attachments, which I preordered a while back. I admire Cowen aligning his actions to his beliefs and optimizing his life with things that bring him joy, including constant learning. The number of times they used the word “Straussian” … Continue reading Not Unreasonable Podcast interview with Tyler Cowen

Listening Notes: You Are Not So Smart podcast ep 92: Bullshit

Episode link: https://soundcloud.com/youarenotsosmart/092-bullshit-rebroadcast Takeaways:  Methods of thinking are more important than raw intelligence. The people who were burning witches probably didn’t have a lower IQ than the people who went to the moon. They thought about the world in a different way.  Bullshit and lying aren’t the same. Bullshit may contain lies, but the purpose … Continue reading Listening Notes: You Are Not So Smart podcast ep 92: Bullshit

Listening Notes: Invisibilia – Emotions Part One 

Link to episode: https://overcast.fm/+D88LXtYzQ Emotions don’t happen to us, they are responses to things that happen to us.  In fact, we don’t respond directly to the things that happen to us, but rather we respond to our concept of what happens. We don’t directly respond to the outside world, we respond to our mind’s interpretation … Continue reading Listening Notes: Invisibilia – Emotions Part One 

Listening Notes: Venkatesh Rao on The Three Types of Decision Makers, Mental Models, and How to Process Information | The Knowledge Podcast

Listening Notes for Venkatesh Rao on The Three Types of Decision Makers, Mental Models, and How to Process Information | The Knowledge Podcast Link to the podcast: https://www.farnamstreetblog.com/2016/02/venkatesh-rao-decision-making/ Types of Decision Makers Evidence-based Moral (right vs wrong) Tribal (emotional/affiliation decision-making) Staying grounded in reality by maintaining cracks in your mental models. (Note: I first need to codify my … Continue reading Listening Notes: Venkatesh Rao on The Three Types of Decision Makers, Mental Models, and How to Process Information | The Knowledge Podcast

Energy Management

Notes from The Productivity Show | Why Time Management Doesn’t Work & Why You Should Focus on Energy Instead (TPS142) The best time management system is worthless if you don’t have the energy to work on it. Energy has four components: Physical Emotional Mental Spiritual You need dedicated recovery time in each of these areas.  … Continue reading Energy Management