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Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings

Brain Pickings is a cross-disciplinary LEGO treasure chest, full of pieces spanning art, science, psychology, design, philosophy, history, politics, anthropology, and more; pieces that enrich our mental pool of resources and empower combinatorial ideas that are stronger, smarter, richer, deeper and more impactful. Above all, it’s about how these different disciplines illuminate one another to glean some insight, directly or indirectly, into that grand question of how to live, and how to live well. Read more…

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Farnam Street Blog

The Pursuit of Worldly Wisdom Farnam Street is devoted to helping you develop an understanding of how the world really works, make better decisions, and live a better life. We address such topics as mental models, decision making, learning, reading, and the art of living. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and run by Shane Parrish, Farnam Street operates around the globe, helping millions of people master the best of what other people have already figured out. Check out…

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Finding Mastery Blog

Is there a common thread connecting how the greatest performers in the world use their minds to pursue the boundaries of human potential? Dr. Gervais is a high performance psychologist working in the trenches of high-stakes environments with some of the best in the world, training the mindset skills and practices essential to pursuing and revealing one’s potential. His clients include world record holders, Olympians, internationally acclaimed artists, and musicians, and Fortune 100 CEOs. Dr.…

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The Knowledge Project

The Knowledge Project is a podcast where Shane Parrish of Farnam Street and his guests deconstruct actionable strategies that help you make better decisions, avoid stupidity, and live a better life. From business to wine and everything in-between — we cover it all. Listen to the podcast here.

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Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History

Each week for 10 weeks, Revisionist History will go back and reinterpret something from the past: an event, a person, an idea. Something overlooked. Something misunderstood. “Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.” Listen to Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast here.

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The Tim Ferriss Show

Each episode, Tim Ferris deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, sports, business, art, etc.) to extract the tactics, tools, and routines you can use.  This includes favorite books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and much more. Past guests include the likes of Maria Popova, Malcolm Gladwell, and Rick Rubin. Listen to the podcast here.

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Michael Gervais’s Finding Mastery

Finding Mastery is a podcast that takes you inside the rugged and high-stakes environments of those on the path of mastery to explore how they train minds to be at their very best. Host and high performance psychologist, Dr. Michael Gervais, interviews people excelling in the most hostile environments to discover the mental skills used to push the boundaries. Each episode features inspiring stories from the world’s best athletes, brilliant business minds, and the musicians and artists…

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The Rich Roll Podcast

Each week Rich Roll delves deep into all things wellness with some of the brightest and most forward thinking, paradigm busting minds in health, art, entertainment, and entrepreneurship. Intimate, deep and often intense, these are not interviews. They are conversations. A weekly aural dance designed to provoke, educate, inspire and empower you to discover, uncover, unlock and unleash your best, most authentic self. Listen to the podcast here.

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Harvard Business Review: Young People Need to Know Entrepreneurship Is Hard

Current research indicates the need to invest in and scale entrepreneurship education as business creation is not the only beneficial outcome of entrepreneurship education. Entrepreneurship is a key 21st century workforce skill and is also linked to higher academic achievement. Learning about entrepreneurship ignites an entrepreneurial mindset and students begin to think and act like entrepreneurs in all aspects of their lives. Entrepreneurship education allows students to communicate better, persist through failure, remain adaptable when…

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