Stop Grinding Your Gears: Says Abgrund

If you’ve read my blog for any longer time, you may have asked yourself: “Who the heck is this Abgrund guy?”

Well, you are about to find out.

…. Sort of.

Abgrund has made many interesting comments on the site and it’s got to the point where I’ve met readers IRL, and had them mention him & hisContinue Reading…

100 Lessons from Billionaires, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Authors, Philosophers… (and 2 years of podcasting)

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In the last 2 years, my podcast “25 Minuter” with Mikael Sydinglessons ludvig sunström has got +280 reviews and +2M downloads.

This article will explain all my personal insights from doing the podcast, and the +100 lessons I learned from the 20 high-profile guests we’ve interviewed.

No fluff, just the good stuff.

Be sure to take notes, I may well cut this article in half.

Below: My personal lessons from podcasting for +2 years

Or skip to the +100 guest lessons: >>Here 1Continue Reading…


  1. This has something for everyone. My advice is: Skim it over fast (5 min) then read the powerful stuff.

The 40-Year Old Prophecy That Came True (Education, Career, Science, Internet Subcultures)

Are you future shocked“The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed.”

~William Gibson 

We live in interesting times.

Like I said in my recent discussion with Billionaire Martin Sandquist, I believe many people areContinue Reading…

My Top 6 Takeaways from Billionaire Martin Sandquist (Future Skills Interview)

“I’m not really the entrepreneurial type but I always liked the independence of trading and also the fact that you’re always judged by just the market.”

~Martin Sandquist

Martin Sandquist is the founder of Lynx Asset Management. Lynx is one of the most successful hedge funds in Europe. They’re classified as a CTA and have 70 employees.Continue Reading…

How I Doubled My Creative Output for Less Than $30

The most important thing I’ve done for improving my life was creating my commonplace system.

Second to that, learning about the concept of Biological Prime Time (BPT) and structuring my days to do the most important work in those 3-4 hours.

Now, for this simple advice I’m about to share with you, it doesn’t rank as high, but it requires little effort and only a small cost.

Still, it might be the biggest life improvement I’ve made in the past 6 months.

So listen up and learn —Continue Reading…

My New Podcast: Future Skills (first 3 episodes)

Hi friend,

I am happy to tell you that I’ve finally started a new podcast: Future Skills.

And guess what?Continue Reading…

The Review File: Do You Have One?

“Read and reread the campaigns of Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, Gustaphus Adolphus, Turene and Frederick; take them as your model; that is the only way of becoming a Great Captain, to obtain the secrets of the art of war.”

~Napoleon

Some have asked why I’m fascinated with Napoleon.

It’s because you can learn so much by studying him. About every area of life. Continue Reading…

Noble Indulgence: The Ultimate Trick for Self-Delusion

This is a Humpty Dumpty cake. It is one of the most advanced cakes out there, consisting of 13 different steps!

“If you make people perform a noble duty, it bores them. If you make them indulge themselves, it shames them, but combine the two and you’ve got them.”
~Gail Wynand

When I read this quote from The Fountainhead some years ago, it lit my head on fire.

Haha! This is the truth!  I thought

It just clicked.

And it turned out I was right. It has proven to be a really useful mental concept for me ever since.Continue Reading…