Should You Be a Generalist or a Specialist?

generalist vs specialistAre you more of a specialist or a generalist? Plan your career accordingly.

Let’s assume we have four categories when it comes to monetizable skills and career expertise:

  • Low-skilled: Not good enough at anything.
  • Hyperspecialist: Great at one area of expertise.
  • Generalist: Good enough at several areas of expertise.
  • Comprehensivist: Great at several areas of expertise.

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7 Powerful Benefits of Keeping a Workout Log

workout log

This is a guest post by Daniel Richter, CEO of StrengthLog, a workout log app for tracking your strength training.

In this article, Daniel outlines 7 benefits of keeping a workout log and explains why it’s a great habit. Continue Reading…

Unfounded Hype vs Underestimated Potential

unfounded hypeCathy Wood/ARK Invest bought some RoBlox yesterday.

A 65-year old woman hyper-bullish on tech stocks and cryptocurrencies. Must be a rather remarkable woman?

A Google search says she is one of the wealthiest women in America.

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New Year, New Thoughts for 2021

Last year this time I sat down and made a huge document of all possible things I could do. Then I prioritized them.

In the next days I will do the same.

I’m happy to say I’ve over-achieved my goal for 2020. Which makes me thinkContinue Reading…

Interview: Investing, Content & BOOH

Hey!

I just did this interview with Ryan Faulkner-Hogg.

We talk about Investing, The Content Game, and Breaking out of Homeostasis.Continue Reading…

Timing: The Mark of a General

The mark of an elite general is that he has an impeccable sense of timing.

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As the market is in uproars and the Corona/Covid-19 virus is causing widespread panic, it seems pertinent to address the issue of timing.

Now might be as good a time as any to sell if you’ve had large capital gains over the past couple of years.

They say you should not try to time the market, but all my worst losses have come from not selling fast enough.Continue Reading…

The Key to Success is to Be in the Right Business

the key to success is being in good businessesIn my last article I mentioned 9 Success Theories.

But I sneakily left out what I believe is the single most important factor.

In this follow-up article, I will deal with this 10th theory.

“There‚Äôs no substitute for being in good businesses, and there are not many of them.”¬† ~Tom MurphyContinue Reading…

9 Success Theories

Have you ever wondered what makes a person successful?

So have I.

I have read about this topic quite a lot and found many explanations.

Sure, there are easy answers, but if you’ve read self-improvement books and magazines, you probably know them already.

Then there are more nuanced answers. Depending on what line of work you’re in and what you want to do, those answers may differ.Continue Reading…