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Ideas That Have Changed My Life

Taking Advantage of Reciprocity

Cooperation among humans doesn’t seem like it should be natural. In a world based on competition and survival of the fittest, it seems odd that humans have evolved to live cooperatively in groups with one another. However, when humans live individually and solely for... Read More

It Takes Motherly Qualities To Succeed

The early 20th century was very personal with how business was handled. In the early 1900s, we would walk into any small business and the owner of that business would say “Hi” to us, and even call us by name. The... Read More

“I Don’t Have Enough Time” Is Not An Excuse

The most common excuse that people use for why they can’t or don’t do something is “I don’t have enough time.” People claim that if they only had more time in the day then they would finally be able to... Read More

Is Violence Ever Justified?

When we’re confronted with hard questions like, “Is violence ever justified?” or controversial topics such as military or war, we tend to oversimplify the topic. We forget what Albert Einstein once said, which is that “Everything should be made as... Read More

Should You Treat Others How You Want To Be Treated Or How They Treat You?

The advantage of reciprocal altruism, which is when both parties help each other, is that both parties benefit in it. In a ideal world, there would be no need for military because countries would always cooperate with each other. The problem... Read More

Learn To Spot Trends

If you want to be successful in life, then learn to spot trends before they happen. This is important because a trend’s advantage is that a trend gains power over time. It’s not like a fad where it’s merely part... Read More

10 Books That Everyone Should Read

Since I write about the most important ideas from the books I read, I figured I would do a list of the top 10 books I think everyone needs to read. This list is ordered based on how many times... Read More

Give Value First: What Entrepreneurs, Charities and Homeless People Do Wrong

Too many people nowadays want immediate gratification and everyone is looking for 100% of the relationship from the other person while giving no value or effort in return. It’s either “Buy this” or “Do this for me,” and no one... Read More

We Are All Mind Readers

In order to be successful at persuading others to your ideas, you have to learn to put yourself in the other person’s shoes. Psychologists have often referred to this ability of trying to understand other people’s thoughts as having a... Read More

Life Is Competition

Will Durant, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian, once said, “Most of us spend too much time on the last 24 hours of news and not enough time on the last 6,000 years.” In order to do great things in... Read More