Learning survival skills – the new mainstream?

There is something I do not fully understand in the American culture, and this is the prepping phenomenon. I do not think there is an equivalent elsewhere.  Here I will try to make sense and provide tips if I can. Acquiring survival skills In every culture that I know of, the elite warriors are trained …

Why am I writing x10 more?

Once I learned speedwriting I write x10 more. Usually, it was relatively hard for me to mobilize my energies to write articles and courses. Since the start of the COVID19 crisis, I have been writing like a possessed person. Part of it was checking in action the principles of my new Speedwriting course. Yet, some …

Curiosity and success

Is financial success correlated with curiosity? Harvard Business Review claims it is. And they are not alone. Hiring curious people is a smart idea. Developing your natural curiosity is also an interesting thought. Today I do not encourage you to check facts and read further, but instead, look deeper into your own qualities. Do you …

How to be successful

If there is a million dollars question and you do not hold a fat check you are not likely to love the answer you get. A short answer: patience, hard work, and luck or maybe creativity and clarity.  There is a much longer answer if you dare to read it. More ideas here, here, here, …

Sense of purpose and longevity

old man thinking

Sense of purpose is correlated with longevity. This is scientifically clear, but what does it really mean? Is the long life indicator of a lifelong mission, or people who learn to FIND purpose live longer? Can all of us learn from them, live longer and better. Learn more here, here, here, here, here, and here. …

Gamifying learning activities

We want to gamify everything we do with our children. How can we do that? Probably no schoolbook has an adequate answer here.  I will share my experiences, and what I know. If you can share yours, please do. Octalysis The Octalysis Framework is a human-centric gamification design framework that lays out the eight core drives for …

Leadership style: dreams and politics

People claim they know what kind of leaders they want and repeatedly choose otherwise. We may think that we are great leaders, but the feedback we get is very different from what we expect to hear. Is there such a thing as an ideal leader, or do we invent them after they are gone? For …

The benefits of aging

Getting older sucks, but there are some useful benefits that come with age. It is our duty to leverage them in ourselves and in our mentors. Let us brainstorm the issue together. As a mentor for this article, I address Peter Drucker. Jumanji 2 Recently I watched Jumanji 2 with my kids. The movie is …

Rethinking religion to transcend your stress

Religion can make people happier and less stressed. We do not have to follow any official religion to get some of the positive effects. I do not have a better word for the practice than transcendent. For more reading, I prepared articles here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Religion makes people happier …

Memory, Meditation and Victorious Mind

Anthony Metivier is one of my mentors for a very good reason: he always has something new and exciting to tell. Recently he released a book called “The Victorious Mind“. This book happened to be a best-seller on Amazon for a while. This article is inspired by the book. I seriously recommend reading the book, …