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681: Does Luck Matter More Than Skill by Cal Newport of Study Hacks (Success in Life and in Business - The Keys to Success)

10/22/2017
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Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares his take on luck vs. skill. Episode 681: Does Luck Matter More Than Skill by Cal Newport of Study Hacks (Success in Life and in Business - The Keys to Success). 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...

Duration: 00:09:55


680: Lessons from Love and Marriage by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less (Like For the Love With Jen Hatmaker Podcast)

10/21/2017
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Courtney Carver of Be More With Less shares lessons from love and marriage. Episode 680: Lessons from Love and Marriage by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less (Like For the Love With Jen Hatmaker Podcast). Courtney Carver was stopped in her tracks with a scary MS diagnosis after decades of debt, discontent, and trying to do it all. She had to slow down, prioritize her health, and figure out what was really important in her life. She discovered what mattered most by getting rid of...

Duration: 00:08:22


679: One Hard Thing You Must Start Doing (To Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy) - Part 2 by Marc Chernoff - MarcAndAngel.com

10/20/2017
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Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life shares the one thing you must start doing to stop being your own worst enemy. This is Part 2 of 2. Episode 679: One Hard Thing You Must Start Doing (To Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy) - Part 2 by Marc Chernoff - MarcAndAngel.com. Marc and Angel Chernoff are professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, and have been recognized by Forbes as having “one of the most popular personal development blogs.” Through their...

Duration: 00:10:02


678: One Hard Thing You Must Start Doing (To Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy) - Part 1 by Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel

10/19/2017
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Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life shares the one thing you must start doing to stop being your own worst enemy. This is Part 1 of 2. Episode 678: One Hard Thing You Must Start Doing (To Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy) - Part 1 by Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel. Marc and Angel Chernoff are professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, and have been recognized by Forbes as having “one of the most popular personal development blogs.” Through their...

Duration: 00:08:36


677: Why This Way by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle (Like Your Own Magic Podcast - Midlife Crisis and Quarterlife Crisis Help)

10/18/2017
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One of the most important questions you can ask yourself is: "Why?" - Colin Wright Episode 677: Why This Way by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle (Like Your Own Magic Podcast - Midlife Crisis and Quarterlife Crisis Help). Colin Wright is a professional author and international speaker who co-founded a publishing company and travels full-time, moving to a new country every four months or so--that country determined by the votes of his readers! He also blogs. Colin's a minimalist in that he...

Duration: 00:05:40


676: A Guide to Switching Careers by Kristin Wong of The Wild Wong (Change Jobs - Like Career Talk: Learn - Grow - Thrive)

10/17/2017
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Kristin Wong of The Wild Wong shares her guide to switching careers. Episode 676: A Guide to Switching Careers by Kristin Wong of The Wild Wong (Change Jobs - Like Career Talk: Learn - Grow - Thrive). Kristin Wong is a freelance writer and journalist who writes for Lifehacker, Mentalfloss, and New York Magazine. She frequently covers travel, personal finance, and human behavior. Kristin launched her own blog, www.thewildwong.com, to write about life as a work-from-anywhere freelancer. She...

Duration: 00:10:40


675: 7 5-Minute Decluttering Projects You Can Accomplish Today & Definition of Clutter (Swedish Death Cleaning & Minimizing)

10/16/2017
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2 posts from Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist all about clutter and decluttering. Episode 675: 7 5-Minute Decluttering Projects You Can Accomplish Today & Definition of Clutter (Swedish Death Cleaning & Minimizing). 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,...

Duration: 00:09:03


664: Your Personal Accountability System by Steve Pavlina (Similar to Bold New Mom and Drop of Inspiration - Earn Your Happy)

10/15/2017
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Steve Pavlina shares his very own personal accountability system. Episode 664: Your Personal Accountability System by Steve Pavlina (Similar to Bold New Mom and Drop of Inspiration - Earn Your Happy). Steve Pavlina is widely recognized as one of the most successful personal development bloggers on the Internet, with his work attracting more than 100 million visits to his website, StevePavlina.com. He has written more than 1300 articles and recorded many audio programs on a broad range of...

Duration: 00:08:22


673: 3 Surprising Reasons Winning is a Loser's Game by Laura Tong with Good Life Zen (Like The Kevin Rose Show - Competition)

10/14/2017
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Laura Tong with Good Life Zen shares reasons why winning is a loser's game. Episode 673: 3 Surprising Reasons Winning is a Loser's Game by Laura Tong with Good Life Zen (Like The Kevin Rose Show - Competition). Mary Jaksch is an authorized Zen master (Diamond Sangha lineage), psychotherapist, and author. She has two nationalities,--English and German--and lives in New Zealand. She's the mother of a grown-up son and lives happily ever after with her partner David. She's been awarded an MA...

Duration: 00:08:40


672: What is Stoicism and How Can It Turn Your Life to Solid Gold - Part 2 by Mr. Money Mustache (Live Awake with Stoic Philosophy)

10/13/2017
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Mr. Money Mustache shares what Stoicism is and how it can turn your life to solid gold. This is Part 2 of 2. Episode 672: What is Stoicism and How Can It Turn Your Life to Solid Gold - Part 2 by Mr. Money Mustache (Live Awake with Stoic Philosophy). Mr. Money Mustache is a thirty-something retiree who now writes about how we can all live a frugal, yet awesome, life of leisure. He and his wife studied engineering and computer science in Canada, then worked in standard tech-industry cubicle...

Duration: 00:08:52


671: What is Stoicism and How Can It Turn Your Life to Solid Gold - Part 1 by Mr. Money Mustache (The Practical Stoic Podcast)

10/12/2017
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Mr. Money Mustache shares what Stoicism is and how it can turn your life to solid gold. This is Part 1 of 2. Episode 671: What is Stoicism and How Can It Turn Your Life to Solid Gold - Part 1 by Mr. Money Mustache (The Practical Stoic Podcast). Mr. Money Mustache is a thirty-something retiree who now writes about how we can all live a frugal, yet awesome, life of leisure. He and his wife studied engineering and computer science in Canada, then worked in standard tech-industry cubicle jobs...

Duration: 00:09:03


670: How to Master the Habits of Successful People - Part 2 by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich (Rossen to the Rescue)

10/11/2017
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Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares how to master the habits of successful people. This is Part 2 of 2. Episode 670: How to Master the Habits of Successful People - Part 2 by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich (Rossen to the Rescue). Ramit wants to use money to say YES. He knew there was a better way to live a rich life—if we could use psychology to focus on what actually works. Not just for personal finance, but all aspects of life: money, careers, relationships,...

Duration: 00:09:01


669: How to Master the Habits of Successful People - Part 1 by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich (Optimize Living Daily)

10/10/2017
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Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares how to master the habits of successful people. This is Part 1 of 2. Episode 669: How to Master the Habits of Successful People - Part 1 by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich (Optimize Living Daily). Ramit wants to use money to say YES. He knew there was a better way to live a rich life—if we could use psychology to focus on what actually works. Not just for personal finance, but all aspects of life: money, careers, relationships,...

Duration: 00:08:14


668: The Truth About Minimalism: It's Not About Stuff by Brian Gardner of No Sidebar (Journey to Manifesting with Sarah Prout)

10/9/2017
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Brian Gardner of No Sidebar shares why minimalism isn't really about stuff. Episode 668: The Truth About Minimalism: It's Not About Stuff by Brian Gardner of No Sidebar (Journey to Manifesting with Sarah Prout). No Sidebar was created by Brian Gardner and is all about designing a simpler life. He and the contributing authors want to help you figure out what's getting in your way, at home and at work. They want to help you let go of distractions, online and off--to turn down the noise that...

Duration: 00:10:31


667: On Paying Attention by Ann deSaussure with Cait Flanders (The Meditative Practice of Being Aware in the Present Moment)

10/8/2017
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Anne deSaussure guest posts on Cait Flanders' site with a story of (not) being present or paying attention on a road trip. Episode 667: On Paying Attention by Ann deSaussure with Cait Flanders (The Meditative Practice of Being Aware in the Present Moment). Cait Flanders started Blonde on a Budget to document her debt repayment journey. After paying it off, she adopted a minimalist lifestyle, tossed 75% of her stuff, and is currently doing a two-year shopping ban. She shares stories and...

Duration: 00:07:35


666: Approach Technology Like the Amish by Cal Newport of The Study Hacks Blog (This American Life of Unchecked Technology)

10/7/2017
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Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares why we should consider approaching technology like the Amish. Episode 666: Approach Technology Like the Amish by Cal Newport of The Study Hacks Blog (This American Life of Unchecked Technology). 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...

Duration: 00:07:35


665: A Guide to Developing the Self-Discipline Habit - Part 2 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Stop Procrastination - Motivating You)

10/6/2017
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Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares his guide for developing the self-discipline habit. This is Part 2 of 2. Episode 665: A Guide to Developing the Self-Discipline Habit - Part 2 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Stop Procrastination - Motivating You). 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...

Duration: 00:07:36


664: A Guide to Developing the Self-Discipline Habit - Part 1 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Building Habits for a Happier Life)

10/5/2017
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Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares his guide for developing the self-discipline habit. This is Part 1 of 2. Episode 664: A Guide to Developing the Self-Discipline Habit - Part 1 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Building Habits for a Happier Life). 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...

Duration: 00:06:48


663: 7 Ways to Find Happiness Through Simplicity by Angel Chernoff of Marc & Angel (Like The Purposeful Home Podcast)

10/4/2017
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Angel Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life shares 7 ways to find happiness through simplicity. Episode 663: 7 Ways to Find Happiness Through Simplicity by Angel Chernoff of Marc & Angel (Like The Purposeful Home Podcast). Marc and Angel Chernoff are professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, and have been recognized by Forbes as having “one of the most popular personal development blogs.” Through their blog, book, course and coaching, they’ve spent...

Duration: 00:08:33


662: 10 Meaningful Lessons from The Story of the Mexican Fisherman by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less (Audio Parable)

10/3/2017
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Courtney Carver of Be More With Less shares meaningful lessons from the story of the Mexican fisherman. Episode 662: 10 Meaningful Lessons from The Story of the Mexican Fisherman by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less (Audio Parable). Courtney Carver was stopped in her tracks with a scary MS diagnosis after decades of debt, discontent, and trying to do it all. She had to slow down, prioritize her health, and figure out what was really important in her life. She discovered what mattered...

Duration: 00:10:03

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