Our soul is at once a mystery and the only thing we know. To feel our soul we just have to tune into our inner observer. The one who is seeing sights, feeling feelings, and hearing the thoughts generated by
The sound of our voice conveys our age, education, intellect, physical health, energy level, current mood, and even where we have lived. We bring our full being to bear on everything we say, even in casual conversations. This might be
I usually write about climate-adaptation investing and startups. But this idea came to me in a recent meditation and I thought I’d share it. Relationships require work. Marriage, business partnerships, long-term friendships, and even our relationships with ourselves require work.
Investing In Asia
Investing in Asia is tricky because every country is so different – different languages, laws, cultures, etc. This means the learning never ends, and when it comes to investing in the region, we’re only as good as we are informed.
Facebook Makes Us Envious (And How To Handle This)
The feeling of envy is rarely talked about, but is probably more common than ever. Maybe with good reason: the richest 1% own nearly half of all the world’s wealth. And at the same time, we have Facebook and Instagram to rub
How to Slow Aging
Most American adults are overweight (69%) and on at least one prescription medicine (67%). Our lifespans may be getting longer, but our health spans are getting shorter. At the time of this writing I’m 39-years old and I’m happy to
How To Stay Productive When You Work Alone
I’ve spent the past 2 years building Power 20 as a sole founder, and as I write this I’m still working on my own. The process has many benefits – decisions are made faster, I work only when I’m at
What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Risk: The Black Swan
Nassim Taleb’s now-classic book on market risk, called The Black Swan, is a well-crafted, empirically demonstrated, and passionately delivered argument that shit happens. Serious, inexplicable, completely random shit happens. Taleb is parts philosopher, statistician, trader, and provocateur, and has used
How to Avoid Depression
Depression is incredibly common, with an estimated one in ten people currently reporting to be depressed, and one in six people experiencing it at some point in their lives. I endured two frightening bouts of depression: once during sophomore year
We Slept In A Cave For Six Years. Here’s What Happened.
Six years ago my wife and I moved into our current home, a Brooklyn apartment in a newly-refurbished industrial warehouse. It came with an odd, oversized windowless den. Following a hunch that we’d sleep better there, my wife and I