The 6 Fundamentals of a Robust Commonplace

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Building a commonplace is one of the most useful things I’ve done in the past 5 years.

It took a while until I had a structure that was easy to use in all areas of my life, but ever since, it’s been very convenient. Because I can use it for all my work projects, studies, writing, and podcasts.

In this article I will show you how I do that.

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Gut Feeling: When Can You Trust it? A Talk With Poker Pro Annie Duke

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Have you ever wondered if you can trust your gut feeling?

I have, many times.

So many times I wrote a book about it.

I recently talked to Poker Pro Annie Duke about this on Future Skills.

Interestingly, she seems to have a view on this that’s similar to mine.

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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.

Below: My personal lessons from podcasting for +2 years

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  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…

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…

Interview with Martin Sandquist, Billionaire Lynx-Founder and Finance Innovator

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For the first time, the elusive Martin Sandquist gives an interview.

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 to Study History for Business and Investing

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Everyone who aspires to be good at business and investing should study history.

(And not just the history of Continue Reading…

Timeless Lessons on Process & Creativity from 3 Musical Masters

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[Picture taken on top of a mountain by Lake Ashi, ~40 minutes from Mt. Fuji.]

If you’ve ever been to Japan you’d know it’s just as beautiful as it is depicted in the movie The Last Samurai.

That’s why guys like Larry Ellison and Steve Jobs went there for inspiration…Continue Reading…