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There's an ancient samurai tradition that is meant to develop resilience, improve mental fortitude, and enhance your killer instinct. It's called the misogi. By deliberately leaving your comfort zone, you can stretch limits of possibility and ultimately re-wire the pathways in your brain. I heard about...

Are you thinking of becoming an entrepreneur? How should you think about health insurance? Building a budget? And when will you know that you've incubated ideas long enough to reach a "tipping point" to give you the confidence to leave? [su_youtube url="https://youtu.be/rpEqvYaxutQ"] [thrive_leads id='580'] you may also enjoy [su_list...

I was bored the other day and played with a rap name generator. You answer a few questions and then it spits out a bunch of rap personas. Khedona, a likely tribute to the Wu Tang Clan. Urkel Urkel, as the geek chic has also found a home...

Networking doesn't have to be icky, transactional, and zero-sum. We discuss network structures, a philosophy centered around generosity and curiosity, and how to create systems to grow relationships. Don't miss our other webinars on How to Use Omnifocus and How to Start Blogging. [su_youtube url="https://youtu.be/UHsbOz3-Ibg"] https://www.slideshare.net/KhemaridhHyCFA/networking-with-kindness-and-generosity Additional Links [su_list...

In 2007, as a newly minted Vice President at Blackrock I bought a "junior 1 BR" (aka studio) in the East Village. A friend, in a similar situation bought his first place too in Williamsburg. It was a dizzying time in New York. The finance...

Regardless of your industry, writing is one of the most powerful forms of leverage. It enforces thought clarity, enables you to spread your insights, and tears down the walls of credentialing. Here are our favorite writing resources to get perfect your craft....

I'm really excited about a new investment opportunity. I want to build a portfolio of poorhouses, flop houses, and cardboard boxes. Why? It seems to be where many successful professionals think they'll ultimately end up living. And plus, in the investing spirit of Peter Lynch, I'd be "buying...

There are countless apps, extensions, and hacks to boost your focus, productivity, and knowledge management. Here's a comprehensive (albeit iOS-focused) list to get you started along with five 🏆 for the true workflow game-changers. Productivity Omnifocus 🏆 I've tried pretty much every to-do list, but none match the customizability...

My wife Lisa is out of town this weekend, leaving me with both kids for four nights. I consulted the dad playbook which reads: "To avoid a crisis, fly your mom out ASAP." Now I pride myself on being an involved dad, whose ninja moves include defusing a public...