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    1506: [Part 1] On Great Teachers and the Remarkable Life: A Deliberate Practice Case Study by Cal Newport

    1506: [Part 1] On Great Teachers and the Remarkable Life: A Deliberate Practice Case Study by Cal Newport

    Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares his thoughts on great teachers and the remarkable life. This is part 1 of 2.

    Episode 1506: [Part 1] On Great Teachers and the Remarkable Life: A Deliberate Practice Case Study by Cal Newport

    Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2004.
    In addition to studying the theoretical foundations of our digital age as a professor, Newport also writes about the impact of these technologies on the world of work.
    His most recent book, Deep Work, argues that focus is the new I.Q. in the knowledge economy, and that individuals who cultivate their ability to concentrate without distraction will thrive.

    The original post is located here: http://calnewport.com/blog/2010/02/08/on-great-teachers-and-the-remarkable-life-a-deliberate-practice-case-study/

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    • 6 min
    1505: Taking Risks (Pt. I): Combatting Fear by Andrew James of Establishing The Self on Getting Past Irrational Fear

    1505: Taking Risks (Pt. I): Combatting Fear by Andrew James of Establishing The Self on Getting Past Irrational Fear

    Andrew James of Establishing The Self shares his thoughts on taking risks and combatting fear.

    Episode 1505: Taking Risks (Pt. I): Combatting Fear by Andrew James of Establishing The Self on Getting Past Irrational Fear

    Establishing the Self is a frequently updated collection of philosophically themed short essays aimed at interpreting the Human Condition as well as encouraging self-improvement, self-betterment, and self-preservation.

    The original post is located here: https://www.establishingtheself.com/home/taking-risks-part-one

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    • 8 min
    1504: 5 Common Myths About Success by Brian Tracy on How To Achieve A Happy & Fulfilling Life

    1504: 5 Common Myths About Success by Brian Tracy on How To Achieve A Happy & Fulfilling Life

    Brian Tracy shares 5 common myths about success.

    Episode 1504: 5 Common Myths About Success by Brian Tracy on How To Achieve A Happy & Fulfilling Life

    Brian Tracy's goal is to help you achieve your personal and business goals faster and easier than you ever imagined. Brian Tracy has consulted for more than 1,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5,000 talks and seminars throughout the US, Canada and 70 other countries worldwide. As a Keynote speaker and seminar leader, he addresses more than 250,000 people each year. He has studied, researched, written and spoken for 30 years in the fields of economics, history, business, philosophy and psychology. He is the top selling author of over 70 books that have been translated into dozens of languages.

    The original post is located here: https://www.briantracy.com/blog/personal-success/common-success-myths/

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    • 7 min
    1503: Why "Live In The Moment" Is Terrible Advice by Benjamin Hardy on Living Your Best Life

    1503: Why "Live In The Moment" Is Terrible Advice by Benjamin Hardy on Living Your Best Life

    Benjamin Hardy shares why live in the moment is terrible advice.

    Episode 1503: Why "Live In The Moment" Is Terrible Advice by Benjamin Hardy on Living Your Best Life

    Benjamin Hardy has been the top writer on Medium.com since late 2015. He focuses on self-improvement, motivation, and entrepreneurship. His writing is fueled by his personal experiences, self-directed education, and formal education. His research focuses on the psychological differences of "wantrepreneurs" and actual entrepreneurs. He lives in Clemson, South Carolina with his wife and they are the foster parents of 3 children.

    The original post is located here: https://medium.com/@benjaminhardy/why-living-presently-could-ruin-your-entire-life-1f6298420800

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    • 8 min
    1502: How to Stage Your Home for Living by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist on How To Simplify Your House

    1502: How to Stage Your Home for Living by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist on How To Simplify Your House

    Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist shares how to stage your home for living.

    Episode 1502: How to Stage Your Home for Living by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist on How To Simplify Your House

    Joshua Becker and his family decided to live with fewer possessions after a conversation with his neighbor in 2008. As a result, they found a better way to live, centered on more important pursuits.
    Their story has been seen on the CBS Evening News, NPR, the Boston Globe, the Wall Street Journal and countless media interviews around the world. Their books have sold in the tens of thousands.
    BecomingMinimalist.com is about their journey towards a rational approach to minimalism. It is about the joys and the struggles. It is about the lessons they have learned. It has inspired millions around the world. It is written to inspire you to intentionally live with less, and find more life because of it.

    The original post is located here: https://www.becomingminimalist.com/stage-your-home-for-living/

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    • 8 min
    1501: Herding Cats: A Simple Method for Working with the Disorder of Our Lives by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits

    1501: Herding Cats: A Simple Method for Working with the Disorder of Our Lives by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits

    Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares a simple method for working with the disorder of our lives.

    Episode 1501: Herding Cats: A Simple Method for Working with the Disorder of Our Lives by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits

    Leo Babauta created Zen Habits, which is about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness.

    The original post is located here: http://zenhabits.net/cats

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    • 10 min

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