How Curious!

By Peter Duffy

A short monthly newsletter packed with awesome new discoveries and personal recommendations! #Books #Podcasts #Tech #Humour #Psychology #BestOfTheWeb

A short monthly newsletter packed with awesome new discoveries and personal recommendations! #Books #Podcasts #Tech #Humour #Psychology #BestOfTheWeb

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#67 How Curious! Lords of Strategy, Luggage Storage, Calendar Tricks

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. - Thomas AquinasYou die twice. One time when you stop breathing, and a second time, a bit later on, when someone says your name for the last time. - Multiple sourcesI…

 
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#66 How Curious! Problem Prevention, Pricing Products, and Agile Planning

There’s always a favor you can do. Give give give, and sometimes you will receive. - Derek SiversThe sheep will spend its entire life fearing the wolf, only to be eaten by the shepherd. - Multiple sourcesThe shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is…

 
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#65 How Curious! Optimise exercise, Emerging AI, Marketing your work

Exercise is a celebration of what you can do, not a punishment for what you ate. - Multiple sourcesSuccess is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. – Dale CarnegieEverything we say at funerals should be said at birthdays instead. We leave …

 
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#64 How Curious! The Culture Map, Finding Enough & The Listening Triangle

The only real test of intelligence is if you get what you want out of life. — Naval RavikantThe world is like a reverse casino. In a casino, if you gamble long enough, you’re certainly going to lose. But in the real world, where the only thing you’re gambling…

 
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#63 Bonus Edition: How Curious! 32 Life Enhancing Learnings

I’d love to hear which of these resonates with you. Or which do you have a different take on? What learnings have shaped your worldview?You can reply directly to this email to let me know!- Peter

 
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#62 How Curious! One Simple Job, Time Management for Mortals, Coolguides

Life is not measured by length but by depth. Birthdays tell us how long we have been on the road, not how far we have traveled. — Ralph Waldo EmersonA dream written down with a date becomes a goal. A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed b…

 
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#61 How Curious! Probably the best one yet

It's only work if you would rather be doing something else. Find a way to carve a career out of what you already want to do. - James ClearYou’re going to die one day, and none of this is going to matter. So enjoy yourself. Do something positive. Project some …

 
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#60 How Curious! Stealing, Premortems & Prioritising

Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But, since no one was listening, everything must be said again. - André GidHe who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that. - John Stuart MillIn the long-run, prioritization beats effici…

 
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#59 How Curious! 103 Bits of Advice, Unpredictable Prediction, Book of Talent

When it comes to developing talent, mistakes are not really mistakes - they are the guideposts you use to get better.Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. - Maya AngelouJust because it didn’t work doesn’t mean it was…

 
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#58 How Curious! Directional Arrows, The Art of Learning, Pricing Psychology

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. – Robert L StevensonIf you knew you’d go blind tomorrow, how intensely would you look at the world today? If you knew you’d go deaf tomorrow, how intensely would you listen? Fill yo…

 
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#57 How Curious! The Psychology of Money, Longevity & 100 Mental Models

Simple is nearly always better. But if it's going to be complicated, then make sure the problem is worth the complexity. A great deal of time is wasted creating complex solutions to relatively unimportant problems. - James ClearWe do not learn from experience…

 
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#56 How Curious! How Not to Die, A Stoic Life, plus Bypass Paywalls

The highest form of wealth is the ability to wake up every morning and say, “I can do whatever I want today.”An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.To generations of Americans, owning a car represented freedom. To the next generation, not owning a ca…

 
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#55 How Curious! The Best of the Best

If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner. - Tallulah BankheadSurfing should be called paddling, cause that’s what you’re actually doing most of the time. What you get to show at the end of the day is the cover shot surfing the b…

 
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#54 How Curious! Indexing The Earth, Matters of Time & Monitoring Reddit

Things that never happened before happen all the time. - Scott SaganTry new things, but always keep a realistic option to quit. If you're on the wrong train, every stop is the wrong stop. - Daniel VassalloMen, for the sake of getting a living, forget to live.…

 
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#53 How Curious! Metaphors, Web3 and The Last Time

A small act is worth a million thoughts. - Ai WeiweiThe single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place - George Bernard ShawRemember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. - Dale Carnegie

 
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#52 How Curious! Grand Theft Life, Happiness, & Sober Activities

A step backward, after making a wrong turn, is a step in the right direction. -Kurt VonnegutTreat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are. - Roy T BennettGrowth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer…

 
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#51 How Curious! Enhancing Life, Lego Magic & The Metaverse

Consensus is just another way of saying 'average'. - NavalSmart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers. – SocratesIf it costs your peace of mind, it’s too expensive.

 
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#50 How Curious! How to Live, Making the Future plus 50 ideas

If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner. - Tallulah Bankhead We think we understand the rules when we become adults, but what we really experience is a narrowing of the imagination. – David LynchChoosing the priority is as impo…

 
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#49 How Curious! - Studying Death, Value Creation & 34 Mistakes

A failure is like fertiliser; it stinks to be sure, but it makes things grow faster in the future. – Denis WaitleyJoy is an inside job. – Lorraine WeissCourage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is a quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try a…

 
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#48 How Curious! - Rethinking, City Guessing, and Minimalism

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. - Susan ErtzThe world is what you think it is.Wisdom is the regard you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. - Doug Larson