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#6 Making a Living by Making a Difference with Ho Thai Binh

How one young Vietnamese social entrepreneur is trying to do both.

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The Pull-Up Principle

Motivation is closely tied to our expectation of success.

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#5 Decade in Review: Lessons from my 30s

What are you proud of? What have you learned? What will you leave behind?

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#4 Staying True to Your Art while Making a Living with Filmmaker Boo Junfeng

Can you stay true to your art while making a living?  At age 15, Boo Junfeng knew he wanted to make films, even though this wasn’t a career path in Singapore. In this episode, Junfeng shares the career choices that allow him to make films close to his heart.

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Now Showing

What you do now is infinitely more inspiring than what you say you’ll do in the future.

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#3 What I Learned from Asking 30 People about their Perfect Day

Most people just want four things: connection, autonomy, progress and a peaceful state of mind.

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#2 Wu-Wei & What Ancient Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us about Peak Performance with Edward Slingerland

Success does not always come from thinking, trying or striving harder.

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#1 Demystifying Intuition with Simone Wright

How can we recognize and use our intuitive intelligence? Simone Wright, author of First Intelligence, explains how intuition works, and how we can use it to reach our highest potential.

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Vacuums

Before bringing in the new we must create a vacuum.

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The Joker’s Journal

What career switchers can learn from Joaquin Phoenix, Heath Ledger, Natalie Portman and other great actors.

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First Intelligence by Simone Wright

Intuition is not a mystical power held by a few, but rather an innate tool that we need to exercise daily.

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Guardrails

Left unattended, our strengths can quickly become weaknesses.

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Trying Not to Try by Edward Slingerland

Success does not always come from thinking, trying or striving harder.

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Making Your Perfect Day a Reality

Design a day full of small wins, and your perfect day is right around the corner. Here are eight exercises to help you do so.

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What’s Your Perfect Day?

Unlock your perfect day with these 10 questions.

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No Matter What, A Beautiful State

How can we enjoy life not only when everything goes our way, but also when things don’t?

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Maud, 31, French Teacher

“When I come back home, I feel very tired – a good feeling tired – and I’m happy the day was spent the way it was spent.”

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Nam, Homestay Owner

“I am building a pool for my son, right on the Mekong river. He very much love to jump into the river everyday.” 

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Linh & Linh, Students

“I want to spend a day resting and enjoying myself. Right now I am buried with assignments and work. I would love to rest and spend time doing things I love, like binge watching films, laying in bed, and reading books.” 

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Which Gives More Security: Money or Friends?

Investing in money or friends is a false dichotomy – of course we should invest in both. But which gives more security?