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Why It’s So Easy to Overestimate How Much You Know About a Topic

Based on years and years of writing about science and studying psychology, here is my Grand Unified Theory for Why It’s So Easy to Overestimate Our Knowledge of a Topic. Let’s say you want to learn about psychology/architecture/physiology. First, that’s easy! We’re all lifelong students of behavior/buildings/bodies. So you’re starting here: Then you start reading and filling in that area Read More

The Distilled Man Interview

Yes! There’s no better feeling than talking with someone who appreciates your work. Kyle Ingham not only appreciated my book, but he just got it—so many of his favorite quotes and ideas were ones that I was just hoping that others would highlight. How to make better decisions and improve your situation even when the world seems completely random. Here’s Read More

40 Years of Stanford Research Found That Being Able to Delay Gratification Depends on Your Past Experiences

Have you ever felt cold in an office? Or noticed how many women complain about the office being chilly? That’s because the standard room temperature was devised using a 40-year-old man weighing 154 pounds to calculate the default metabolic rate. In fact, because of biological differences (some in a study here), on average, women prefer the indoor room temperature to Read More

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The Book

"Do you believe in luck?" is a polarizing question. It is a fact about the world's randomness or just an excuse? Things beyond our control do exist, and unlucky outcomes often unknowingly influence our behavior in self-defeating ways. How can we best act despite the world's randomness?

Adam Grant

“A clever, captivating read on how seemingly random events sometimes have predictable patterns behind them. If you believe chance favors the prepared mind, this is the book to prepare your mind.”
—Adam Grant, author of Give and Take, Originals, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg

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Coaching

If you’re looking to improve outcomes for yourself or your organization, I can help get you there.

 

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Speaking

  • Mental Toughness, Optimism, and Beyond: What Traits Lead to Luck
  • Want to Fast Track Success? Learn How to Tie Your Shoes
  • The Science of Social Decision-Making: How to Get Chosen
  • Always Say Yes (But Only Sometimes): Maximizing Your Time

Ready to get lucky?

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

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Can You Learn to be Lucky: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others by Karla Starr

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