Thought of Today: January 16, 2018 at 03:36PM

This year is the first three-year period of consecutive life expectancy declines since WWI and the Spanish Flu in 1918…

and it is due to ….

Opioid abuse.

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Thought of Today: January 09, 2018 at 07:30AM

Statistically, average empathic guys earn two and half time the average narcissistic ones.

George Valliant study

Thought of Today: January 08, 2018 at 09:43AM

Know these 20 in 2018 (talk about this coming):
1. The 80/20 rule.
2. Parkinson’s Law.
3. Batching and Automation.
4. Value: First give then get.
5. Minimalism maximizes life.
6. Fail fast and early.
7. The key to happiness is Healthy Relationships.
8. Assume rapport.
9. Visualize Goals to use your RAS (Reticular Activation System)
10. Your attitude changes your reality.
11. Gratitude makes you happy.
12. Don’t compare yourself to others.
13. 80-90% of what you fear will never happen.
14. Nothing is too serious.
15. Use notebook and write everything down.
16. Experience = opportunity
17. Reading is the fuel to success
18. Money is debt. Investment Debt is wealth.
19. If you don’t have a budget, you are broke.
20. If you don’t plan your time, your time is wasted.

Thought of Today: January 08, 2018 at 08:16AM

Social relationships brings happiness and money brings happiness.

How much money you need to match the happiness friends bring?

$121,000 extra a year according to the Journal of Socio-Economics.

Thought of Today: January 08, 2018 at 08:08AM

Banjamin Bloom’s research: “After 40 years of intensive research on school learning in the United States as well as abroad, my major conclusion is: What any person in the world can learn, almost all persons can learn, if provided with the appropriate prior and current conditions of learning.”

Talents and gifts are a myth.

Thought of Today: January 07, 2018 at 08:33PM

If you own a retail business, and you don’t accept Apple Pay, you are slowing the advancement of civilization.

Thought of Today: January 05, 2018 at 11:30PM

Research:

Sleep deprivation has been shown to effect:
1. Decision-making
2. Ethics
3. Health
4. Time estimation

Creative thinking drops by 45% under high level of time pressure. (Teresa Amabile, Harvard)

Sleeping only 7 hours a night for a while will bring an A student in the top 10% to the bottom 9% of the non-sleep deprived in her class.

39% of Americans work 50 or more hours.

18% work 60 or more.

6.8 hours: average sleep an America. Gets at night

2 weeks of 6 hours a night sleep makes a person effectively equivalent to a drunk person.

The amount of happiness resulting from the extra overtime pay in money from working 70 hours is less than the unhappiness from the imbalance of work-life it causes.

Thought of Today: January 05, 2018 at 11:18PM

15 seconds: the average time we can wait for an elevator.

40 seconds: we start clenching our fists

10 minutes: the waiting time estimated by the people who waited for 2 minutes

4 seconds: maximum time we can wait before the door closes

Close Door: the most presses button in an elevator

Thought of Today: January 05, 2018 at 12:36PM

On hard work:

“Voluminous productivity is the rule and not the exception among the individuals who have made some note-worthy contributions” Frank Barron, Professor at UC Santa Cruz

“The only place where success comes before work is a dictionary” Vidal Sassoon, Hair-styling Mogul

The Price Law: “Those individuals with the highest total output will, on average, produce the most acclaimed contributions as well”.

“The top 10% of workers produce 89% more than the average, and 700% more than the bottom 10%”

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Thought of Today: December 30, 2017 at 04:08PM

Minimalism saves space
Saving space saves time
Saving time saves resources
Saving resources increases options
Increasing options increases potential life