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Idea Journal Weekly 3
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#213・

Weekly 3: Place better bets on the future

Summary: You can increase your odds of being right in the future by experimenting more, starting from first principles, and being willing to change your mind. (~3 min read)

 
#212・

Weekly 3: Can you be *too* informed?

Summary: Not all information is created equal. Having access to more information also means having access to more bad information. This issue explores a few ideas to help you separate signal from noise.(~6 min read)

 
#211・

Weekly 3: How to do opportunity triage

Summary: Having multiple opportunities (e.g., jobs, projects) is great, but how do you choose the best one? This issue offers a few frameworks to help you decide.(~4 min read)

 
#210・

Weekly 3: How to find a role that fits *you*

Summary: What one person considers a dream job might make someone else miserable. The key is to find a role that fits you specifically. This issue explores a few ideas to help you do that.(~4 min read)

 
#209・

Weekly 3: Your individuality vs. the group

Summary: We're all influenced by the groups we belong, including broader society. A key step to retaining your individuality is acknowledging how groups influence you. This issues explores a few ideas on how to do that.(~5 min read)

 
#208・

Weekly 3: Are you happy?

Summary: Being in a state of constant happiness is probably a mirage, but there are ways to increase your overall happiness over time. This issue explores a few of them. (~4 min read)

 
#207・

Weekly 3: How to build your community

Summary: A community is different than an audience. A community's members have a more active posture. This issue explores three ideas to help you build your community.(~3 min read)

 
#206・

Weekly 3: The value of intrinsic motivation

Summary: Extrinsic motivators like money have limited value over time. This issue explores three ideas to help you identify and develop more sustainable intrinsic motivation.(~5 min read)

 
#205・

Weekly 3: Remove clutter in your writing & life

Summary: Aiming for simplicity can help you get your point across and also live a more meaningful life. This issue explores the value of removing clutter.(~3 min read)

 
#204・

Weekly 3: Are you addicted to news?

Summary: Consuming news can be addictive. And there's a limit to being usefully informed. This issue explores a few ideas to help you see the value of news clearly.(~4 min read)

 
#203・

Weekly 3: Take the initiative

Summary: There's an art to taking initiative, and in many cases it's better than being passive and waiting. This issue explores three ideas about the value of going first. (~3 min read)

 
#202・

Weekly 3: The power of "ambient thought"

Summary: Sometimes your best ideas come to you when you least expect it—when you’re daydreaming, taking a shower, or going for a walk. This issue explores a few perspectives to help you harness the power of ambient thought.(~3 min read)

 
#201・

Weekly 3: Take control of your mood

Summary: We have more control over our mood than we think. A key step to being in a positive mood more consistently is acknowledging that. This issue explores a few ideas to help you gain more control over your mood.(~4 min read)

 
#200・

Weekly 3: Communicate better

Summary: The first step to becoming a better communicator is to be less selfish. Think about what’s easiest for your listener or reader, instead of what’s easiest for you. Once you’ve adopted this unselfish perspective, you can make your message as engaging a…

 
#199・

Weekly 3: Change your life with one word

Summary: Big change doesn’t always require big action. Sometimes, a small shift can have a disproportionate impact. For example, changing one word in a sentence can change its meaning—and possibly your life. This issue explores three examples.(~2 min read)

 
#198・

Weekly 3: Use enthusiasm as a tool

Summary: It’s sometimes useful to reduce the influence of your emotions when making decisions. But not always. This issue explores how you can use your enthusiasm (or lack thereof) as a tool to make the right choices.(~3 min read)

 
#197・

Weekly 3: Face your fears (and do the work)

Summary: Most of us know what we need to do to grow and improve our lives. But fear stands in the way. This issue offers three perspectives to help you overcome that fear.(~3 min read)

 
#196・

Weekly 3: How to hone your bullshit radar

Summary: Detecting bullshit is a key life skill. It can save you time, help you avoid unproductive relationships, and bring you closer to the truth. This issue explores three ideas to help you hone your bullshit radar.(~4 min read)

 
#195・

Weekly 3: Build common ground

Summary: Identifying shared interests is critical to both establishing new relationships and deepening existing ones. This issue explores three ideas to help you build more common ground with the people in your life.(~4 min read)

 
#194・

Weekly 3: Uncover your core motivations

Summary: Identifying your true interests and motivations can be hard because of external influences, fear, and other factors. This issue explores three ideas to help you see yourself and what you actually care about more clearly.(~5 min read)