Solve Problems | Mark Manson, NYTimes bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck: suggests “The bigger the problem, the more meaning one will feel” Zeroing on the problems you solve is ½ of creating meaning.
This is the biggie. As humans, we’re wired to thrive on our relationships. Studies show that our overall well-being is deeply tied to the quality of our relationships, and the best way to build healthy relationships is through helping others. In fact, some studies have even found that giving stuff away makes us happier than giving stuff to ourselves. Go figure.
Speaking of miles and the rewards for going the distance, we covered a lot of ground at & outside the office this week:
People create amazing stuff: reusable space rockets, heart tissue grown from spinach leaves, advanced AI and so on. And yet there are still issues that, unfortunately, haven’t been solved, like how to cure multiple sclerosis.
The 11-year-old Spokesmen podcast had its best ever month, with 49,630 downloads in April. The industry show is now hosted by BikeBiz executive editor Carlton Reid, who has been with the podcast since it started in 2006.