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10,000 Hours with Reid Hoffman: What I Learned | Ben Casnocha
Author E.B. White once captured the essence of why. “I wake up in the morning unsure of whether I want to savor the world or save the world,” White said, “This makes it hard to plan the day.”

save/savor dilemma
10000  hour  hours  what  i  learned  reid  hoffman  2015-04-03  people  wow  dilemma  lesson  lessons  list 
february 2015 by bekishore
Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son
There are times when it’s safest to be lonesome. Use a little common-sense, caution and conscience. You can stock a store with those three commodities, when you get enough of them. But you’ve got to begin getting them young. They ain’t catching after you toughen up a bit.
book  letters  list  letter  father  son  self  made  self-made  merchant  must-read  must  read  2015-04-03  WOW 
april 2014 by bekishore
Why Are Hundreds of Harvard Students Studying Ancient Chinese Philosophy? - Christine Gross-Loh - The Atlantic
Students who do this “are not paying enough attention to the daily things that actually invigorate and inspire them, out of which could come a really fulfilling, exciting life,”

The smallest actions have the most profound ramifications.

That rush of good feeling that comes after a daily run, the inspiring conversation with a good friend, or the momentary flash of anger that arises when someone cuts in front of us in line—what could they have to do with big life matters? Everything, actually.

When we notice and understand what makes us tick, react, feel joyful or angry, we develop a better sense of who we are that helps us when approaching new situations.
why  chinese  ancient  philosophy  2015-04-03  course  ethical  reasoning  harvard  how  to  howto  live  good  life 
october 2013 by bekishore

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