How to Become Smarter: Improve Your Decision-making with These 10 Clever Principles

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From: The commonplace of Sir Sunström.

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Topic: 10+ decision-making principles.Continue Reading…

How to Write Your Strategic Objective

strategic objective goalI don’t want to be a product of my environment.

. . . And neither do you.

I want my environment to be a product of ME.

. . . And so do you.

Because I feel this way I have now put together my strategic objective for 2015. I have created two copies of my strategic objective; one for my commonplace andContinue Reading…

How to Create Passion And Become Successful (but not at everything)

passion and successI hung out with Mikael of MikaelSyding.com a couple of days ago. We were discussing the topic of success, when Mikael said something smart.  Continue Reading…

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

Our society is obsessed with so-called experts.become an expert withot putting in 10000 hours2

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.

Then… Some day… you will be an expert in your field.Continue Reading…

Become Someone Worth Helping

457569270_434a85ae08_oSome people think that the world is out to get them, and that there’s some kind of organized conspiracy going on by unknown bad guys, to keep them from rising up.

Are they right?Continue Reading…

Free Up Time and Become More Efficient By Using 3 Techniques for Problem-Solving

Problem-solvingI know what you’re probably thinking…

…What the heck does saving time and becoming more efficient have to do with problem-solving?

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The 11 Maxims You Should Live By

maxims What is a maxim, you ask?

Simple. It’s a rule for you to live by.

Why do you need maxims?

Because, without them you live an undisciplined life, no consistency….Continue Reading…

How to Use OneNote to Create Your Commonplace

onenotecommonplace1If you are anything like most people, you probably spend way too much time in front of the computer–and know it. But what if there was a way to make that time more productive?

Such a way exists. It’s called writing–and you don’t have to be an aspiring author to do it. You simply need toContinue Reading…

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