The Process of Making a Quality Zettel
A quality Zettel is made by capturing the core idea, expanding one layer deep into the idea with text, video, audio, adding external Zettelkasten system links, and adding a summary/excerpt to distill the idea.
Implicit Solitary Confinement
Can solitude can actually be a good thing and help us tap into our creative potential?
Cal Vs Haters
The way Cal addresses his critics here is hilarious, reminds me of how the Buddha doesn't take anger from others,
A Few Notes on Old Age
But mandatory retirement came at age sixty-five . . . and so he retired. The next week he had a heart attack and
Does the Road You Pick Matter? Probably Not
One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. “Which road
The Quadrants in the Day of a Deep Worker
What does a the optimal day look someone focused on deep work and sharing remarkable results?
This post argues that
Reality is the Composite of Values and Physics
Each of us has many, many maps in our head, which can be divided into two main categories: maps of
Remember Your Values and Roles Simba
The worst characteristic of mood possession is that it robs one of all sense of meaning. Suddenly the “out there”
The Master Enjoys the Idea of Being Humbled
An amateur is defensive. The professional finds learning (and even, occasionally, being shown up) to be enjoyable; they like being
The Fear of Death is the Root of All Anger
Fear is the cause of every problem. It’s the root of all prejudices and the negative emotions of anger,