2 Years of SGM (plus lots of insights and Q&A with readers)

SGM legacyI’m pretty sure Michael The Situation Sorrentino from the “reality” show Jersey Shore is sitting in the seat in front of me. Or it could just be his Doppelganger.

I’m writing this to you on a plane departing from New York to Stockholm, while listening to theContinue Reading…

How to Become a MegaStar–And What it Takes to Become More Than Elite

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Welcome to part 3 of the unofficial series of ‘long-term life success strategies‘.

What if you want to be more than “just elite” — as in being the #1 most paid and famous person in your industry?Continue Reading…

The Secret To How You Can Get the Benefits of Being An Expert Without Putting in 10000 Hours

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From a young age, you are told to “study this” or “do that”.

You’re told to apply to this college or that university.

You’re told to get this degree or that certification.

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23 Excellent Books You Should Read

23 excellent books you should read“How can you read so much?”

“Where do you find the time to read?”

“Reading books on your free time? Why do that — the course literature is enough.”

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TV and Multitasking

200429986-001Did you know that “we” now sit with both computer and smartphone while watching TV? Apparently people are so used to multitasking that they no longer get above the sensory threshold of stimulation when they’re watching TV alone. That’s very sad news.

The research mentioned here has become big news in the advertising and marketing business. TV companies now act on this and are working their hardest on coming up with new commercial content, in hopes that it will keep the watcher glued to the TV

People’s attention spans are running out of control.

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Intermittent Fasting Part 1 – Eat Stop Eat Brad Pilon

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In this series I will explain how intermittent fasting works.

Intermittent fasting is popularly known by most people to be when you refrain from eating for at least 15 hours per day, this leaves you with a feeding gap of at most 9 hours.

There are different informational sources (books, websites etc.) and “experts” on IF who recommend different approaches. I intend to summarize what a few of them say, and add in some commentary of my own as well.

I will briefly list the implications of intermittent fasting here in part 1 to save time for those of you who just want the takeaways without deeply immersing yourself into the subject. For those of you who do want to learn more – read on, I’ll go more into depth and show you sources of where you can read more on IF.Continue Reading…

My 6-week Experiment with the UltraMind Diet

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In this article I’ll tell you about my six-week long experience of doing the Ultramind diet. I’ll tell you about the results it gave me, as well as my conclusion and some takeaways both from the diet and the book.Continue Reading…

Working Out in Flow-State Part 2 – Perfect Flow VS Imperfect Flow

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In part 1 I described how to get started and briefly explained the characteristics of flow.

In this post I’ll finish the example of how I get into flow before and in the gym and describe how it feels to be in two different kinds of flow as well as identify a couple of differences between them and also give a few pointers I feel are important on the subject.

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