Having a messy workspace can have adverse effects on productivity. Some of us seem naturally tidy while others could not get organized to save their lives. 😀 Like many things in life though, if you search hard enough you will find a book with best practices and principles to help make your life easier. 📖
Avid Weekly Ideas
What is Avid Weekly Ideas?
Each week I publish an idea or two either from a book I am currently reading or from my backlog of book notes. 📚
Of course, this isn’t intended to replace book notes or reading the book itself. Instead the aim is to extract a key idea or two from a book that struck me as insightful and share-worthy. Then I package it into a bite-sized digestible chunk. I hope these little nuggets of insight will spark some inspiration or ideas in your own mind. 💡
Should you keep searching, exploring or gathering more information? Or do you already have enough information at your disposal and should just make a decision? That is the aim of understanding this trade-off. To help you make the optimal decision.
Never before have humans been inundated with so much information mixed with misinformation. With so much you could do and so many choices, ironically the problem of the modern world is not so much one of scarcity than one of abundance
Warren Buffett often talks about the importance of business’ building a “moat” (barriers to entry). This is analogous to building higher and higher walls during medieval times to prevent enemies (upstarts and competitors) from invading.
Water is everywhere. A potato is 80 per cent water, a cow 74 per cent, a bacterium 75 per cent. A tomato, at 95 per cent, is little but water. Even humans are 65 per cent water, making us more liquid than solid by a margin of almost two to one.
Have you ever wondered “what should I eat to be healthy?”
Michael Pollan’s short answer to the “supposedly incredibly complicated and confusing question of what we humans should eat in order to be maximally healthy” is seemingly simple…