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This Week on Better Questions
Maintaining optionality is the key to long-term achievement.
Something On My Radar:
Incredibly charming, whimsical inventions for modern life.
Five Interesting Links For The Weekend:
Moving essay on overwork, being a "model minority," the tyranny of expectations, etc.
This one stuck with me, particularly this bit:
"You only get 52 weekends with your 2 year old. If Christmas-as-magic lasts from say ages 3 to 10, you only get to watch your child experience it 8 times. And while it's impossible to say what is a lot or a little of a continuous quantity like time, 8 is not a lot of something."
"Barbell strategies" are great for investing, but this piece did a good job of effectively applying the concept to daily life problems.
Been thinking about values a lot, lately, in the context of my business. Having a set of personal values is an effective way of making future decisions much easier.
Eric Yip is the first-prize winner of the 2021 National Poetry Competition. Born and raised in Hong Kong, he wrote this incredible poem at age 17. Remarkable.
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