Inversion: Working Backwards to Solve Problems

Inversion is an interesting way to relook a problem by turning it upside down. Inversion is immensely helpful when you are stuck and there’s no way to move forward. It forces you look at a difficult problem backwards, or from a completely new perspective.For example, rather than asking,…

Mental Models: The Best Way to Make Better Decisions

In this video I tell you all about Mental Models. What they are. Why you should use them. How they can help you understand how things work. How they can help you solve problems, and make better decisions.In fact, all businessmen, researchers, scientists, and students use it to get…

Charlie Munger On The Power of Not Making Stupid Decisions

According to Charlie Munger, it is a good strategy to avoid making stupid decisions, rather than trying to become intelligent.While everybody, every text book, every advice is asking us to be more intelligent, smarter, and sharper, Charlie Munger is giving the inverse of the advice. That is, “don’t…

The Prison of Good Reputation

Which would you rather? To be the most intelligent person on Earth but considered the stupidest? Or the stupidest person on Earth but considered the most intelligent?Human beings are, in large part, driven by the admiration of their peers.We seek to satisfy a deep biological need by acting…

The Pygmalion Effect: How We Can Nudge Others to Greatness

In this video I talk about The Pygmalion Effect, and how we can use it to nudge people around us, our friends, family members, colleagues, towards success.All  kinds of leaders, managers, and CEOs implement this technique  (knowingly or unknowingly) to propel their teams to success. School and  college students…

How to Take Calculated Risks

In this episode I talk about risk taking. Specifically how to be smart about it. I tell you how to take calculated risks, and still win big.This is proven technique that almost all entrepreneurs, businessmen, standup comedians, and creative companies have used to get what they want in life…

15 Typical Life Problems We Face, Part 1

In this video series I talk about 15 typical life problems we all face, and also how to address them. Especially if you want more clear thoughts, and less anxiety in life. I’m sure we all want that.In fact, these problems are so common that almost all of…

The Myth of Multitasking: Why Fewer Priorities Lead to Better Work

We are capable of doing two things at the same time. It is possible, for example, to watch TV while cooking dinner, or to answer an email while talking on the phone.What is impossible, however, is concentrating on two tasks at once. Multitasking forces your brain to switch back…

Why You Should Stop Trying to Follow Your Passion

You often hear advice from successful people that you should follow your passion. That sounds perfectly reasonable the first time you hear it. Passion is very likely to give you high energy, high resistance to rejection, and high determination as well. Passionate people are more persuasive, too.But, hear me…

The Psychology of Persuasion

In this video I talk about what it takes to persuade someone.When is the last time someone told you a fact that caused you to change your mind? It’s likely you can’t think of a verifiable example.And yet, when it comes to trying to persuade others,…