How To Write a Resume When Applying For Online Jobs

It is not a secret that there are more opportunities online than anywhere else. At the same time, competition is global and fierce. Any help we can get is important. In this guest post, Alina Burakova explains how to fine-tune your resume for online jobs. When applying for online jobs, one can have a huge …

Mental palaces in renaissance art

Dan Brown finds great plots and conspiracies in renaissance and baroque art. We are on a different quest:  wisdom and knowledge of the magnificent mental palaces we can use. Philosophy visualized The main role of artists in renaissance and baroque era was the visualization of complex ideas in an easy to remember form. The artists …

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 …

New minicourse on Udemy and a 30% deal on Thinkific

I just published a new keytostudy minicourse on Udemy. For the next couple of days, the discount coupon code is KEYTOSTUDY10. If you take the minicourse and write a favorable review please let me know. Additionally, until the last week of August, you can enjoy a 30% deal on the products we offer on Thinkific …

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 …

Live long with a young brain

How does our brain change as we age? Is some age preferable to another? Can we choose how to age? Go to the end of the document for practical tips. For more information read here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Update: Please notice, some of the links above might not work and …

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

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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 …