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#774 The difference between risk and uncertainty

#774 The difference between risk and uncertainty
“The experiment goes like this: imagine if I have an urn. In this urn, I’ve got 100 balls and 50 of the balls are colored red and 50 of them are colored black. And you and I are going to play a game where you pick a color, red or black. Don’t tell me what it is, but write it …
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From the archives (2017)

149/365 The green light

149/365 The green light
When second and third graders in a Seattle school are getting upset, they’re told to think of a traffic signal. Red light means stop—calm down. Take a long, deep breath and as you calm down a bit, tell yourself what the problem is and how you feel. The yellow light reminds them to slow down and think of several possible ways they might solve the problem, then choose which is best. The green light signals them to try out that plan, and see how it works.

From Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman

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148/365 Time is not money

148/365 Time is not money
There’s a myth that time is money. In fact, time is more precious than money. It’s a nonrenewable resource. Once you’ve spent it, and if you’ve spent it badly, it’s gone forever.

By Neil A. Fiore

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147/365 A sense of sacredness

147/365 A sense of sacredness
Any pursuit—be it physical or cognitive—that supports high levels of skill can also generate a sense of sacredness.

From "Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World" by Cal Newport

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146/365 What life is about

146/365 What life is about
There is no hope in the past. There is no solution to be found in the present. Nor will we be better off by jumping ahead into an imaginary future. The only path to finding out what life is about is a patient, slow attempt to make sense of the realities of the past and the possibilities of the future as they can be understood in the present.

From Finding Flow: The Psychology Of Engagement With Everyday Life by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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