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How NOT to Eat that Cookie, Part 2

In the previous entry, I shared my primary method for not eating that cookie.  It’s a rather simple mindset hack or mental switch that I’ve used for decades with astounding success.   624 more words


Opinion: Why 80/20 does NOT work.

When I first started working out and eating healthier 3 years ago, I was introduced to the 80/20 rule.

This rule states that there is a balance of 80% healthy foods and 20% junk foods that you can maintain and still stay “healthy” and still reach your goals. 717 more words

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Are you ready?

Social media isn’t very difficult. *Cue the shocked gasps, outraged stares and dropped glasses of wine*

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Why Simple is Harder Than Complex

Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains. 1,690 more words


Pareto Principle

“Most situations roughly 80% of effects come from only 20% of the causes.” – The Pareto Principle 

Now, the principle can be used in any situation; relationships, health and safety, sports, whatever you want! 160 more words

Career Advice

Playing by My Rules

Everyone has rules they live by.  Rules for parenting, rules for relationships, their own rules for playing games. (C’mon, people! How many of you collect money if you land on Free Parking in Monopoly?)  I have rules for myself for planning meals, grocery shopping, and for cooking. 1,156 more words

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The Genius of Charlie Munger: Mental Models.

The world class investor, businessman and current vice president of Berkshire Hathaway Charlie Munger is arguably one of the best minds in the investment world today. 486 more words