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"There are happy posters by my door so I try to smile as I leave my place."

— @noahkagan

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"Consuming whole foods that come from the ground tends to be good for you, and consuming news from close to its source tends to inform you the most"

— Clay Johnson (The Information Diet, location 133 Kindle version)

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"The worst evaluator of talent is a player trying to evaluate himself"

— Mark Cuban

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"In sports, the only things a player can truly control is effort. The same applies to business. The only thing any entrepreneur… can control is their effort… I had to make sure I wasn’t lying to myself about how hard I was working"

— Mark Cuban

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Apparently there are no direct flights between Israel and Australia. Hopefully this is the sort of problem the Boeing 787 Dreamliner will fix in the future, but for now it means I had to connect through Hong Kong.

In this case, those of you who know me probably realize this was a good thing! I…

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Interesting meditations on what true happiness is.

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This is my favourite podcast that James Altucher has done. Also, I have listened to almost every Freakonomics podcast, in addition to having met Dubner in person, and this might be the most interesting he has ever sounded.

Stephen Dubner is ALWAYS interesting, so I think that says a lot!

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In his past life, was Tucker Max a douche? Yes. However, writing a book called “Asshole finish first” doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t listen to anything you say for the rest of your life.

He is a pioneer in the publishing industry not for what he writes, but for the business model he adopted to publish his later works.

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