How To Improve Your Focus & Energy
Make the most out of your time and life by following some of these tips geared towards people who want to harness the power of focus, but don’t have a lot of time.
My favorite takeaways:
- Schedule your indulgences - "By setting aside time for the things likely to distract you, you ensure to control them instead of letting them control you"
- Master your triggers - Make sure you're aware of what internal (internal emotional states, e.g. anxiety) & external (phone, kids) triggers distract you
How To See The Future Like A Forecaster
Prediction is a skill that can be improved. There's a rare breed of people called superforecasters - people who uniquely forecast the future better than others. Superforecasting is a way of thinking and problem-solving, and it can be learned. This article will show you how.
- Break the question down
- Define the knowns and unknowns
- Adopt the outside view - assume that events are not that unique, and can be studied
- Adopt the inside view - do the converse and look at all of the truly unique aspects of the situation
- Synthesize - take multiple data points and create your own with by merging them
Read Korean Letters
Teach yourself to read Korean in under two hours. To be fluent, however, is the tough part.
How To Price Freelance Projects
Great thread on how to price your work. A common mistake freelancers have is underpricing themselves.