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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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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?

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Outsight, then Insight

“Outsight, much more than reflection, lets you reshape your image of what you can do and what is worth doing.” – Herminia Ibarra

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Evaluating Your Perfect Day

Did today matter? Why or why not?

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The Mathematics of Gift

Gifting has an exponential ripple effect.

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On Waking Up Late

When I’m not living my perfect day, I’ve learned to examine the context surrounding my behavior, and question the assumptions behind not only my perfect day but what conventional wisdom says is good, right and acceptable. Most of all I’ve learned to forgive myself.

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Let’s Crush “Crushing It”

Before using ready made phrases I’ll pause and think: do they expand or shrink the listener’s worldview? Do they invite or mute conversation? What worldview do they enforce? Better yet, I won’t use them at all.

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Who Is More Important: Achiever or Believer?

How powerful are the narratives that we hold others in? And that others hold us in?

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Drucker on Marketing by William Cohen

Marketing begins with the questions: “What does the other party want? What does it value? What are its goals? What does it consider results?” 

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Movie Theaters: Endgame

The age of distraction-free movie going is over

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Outsmart Waste by Tom Szaky

To outsmart waste we need to eliminate the very idea of waste.

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Where to Donate Clothes (and Other Stuff) in Saigon

Consider the Shop of Hope or your local pagoda.

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Living Zero Waste in Saigon

Your guide to refusing, reducing, reusing, recycling and rotting in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Find zero waste communities and zero waste vendors here.

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Eating Mostly Plants

I eat mostly plants because it’s good for my health, animals and the planet.

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Off Social Media for 5 Days

“I feel in touch with everyone who matters the least and out of touch with many who matter the most to me.”

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The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker

Design choices that place people and purpose at center of gatherings make them transformative.

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Deep Work by Cal Newport

Deep Work – activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit – is economically valuable, rare in today’s knowledge economy and leads to a meaningful life.

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The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp

In order to be creative you need habits that prepare you to be creative.

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The Soul of Money by Lynne Twist

Prosperity flows from sufficiency – the recognition of enough. When you engage from a sense of your wholeness – rather than a desperate longing to be complete – you feel naturally called to share the resources that flow through your life to serve your highest commitments.