Shane Parrish on Knowledge from Warren Buffett, Guidelines for Higher Pondering, Find out how to Scale back Blind Spots, The Risks of Psychological Fashions, and Extra (#695)

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“Consequence over ego.”

— Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish (@ShaneAParrish) is the entrepreneur and knowledge seeker behind Farnam Street and the host of The Knowledge Project podcast, the place he focuses on mastering the perfect of what different folks have already found out. Shane’s standard on-line course, Decision by Design, has helped 1000’s of executives, leaders, and managers world wide be taught the repeatable behaviors that enhance outcomes. His work has been featured in almost each main publication, together with The New York Instances, The Wall Road Journal, and Forbes.

Shane is the creator of Clear Thinking: Turning Ordinary Moments into Extraordinary Results.

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  • [05:43] The Stopwatch Gang influences a D scholar.
  • [10:54] How a low-grade troublemaker will get vetted for an intelligence job.
  • [17:23] The affect of frequent relocation on a toddler.
  • [21:33] The advantages of a difficult training (as soon as the tears dry up).
  • [31:09] From 68131-1440.blogger dot com to Farnam Road.
  • [36:10] An early exploration of cognitive biases.
  • [39:39] “Bizarre moments decide your place, and your place determines your choices.”
  • [45:55] Incisive, deliberate decision-makers.
  • [47:44] Defining psychological fashions.
  • [50:47] The declaration of platform independence.
  • [52:50] A Farnam Road enterprise breakdown.
  • [56:05] Scrutinizing the issue assertion.
  • [1:03:12] The ability of asking “After which what?”
  • [1:05:26] Setting your self up for fulfillment with automated guidelines.
  • [1:21:31] Doubling down on electronic mail and the evergreen.
  • [1:28:05] Investing with the good thing about deal stream.
  • [1:32:41] Ideas on index fund funding.
  • [1:34:58] Factoring sleep into alternative value.
  • [1:43:33] Find out how to make higher selections.
  • [1:48:10] Why ought to we write within the age of AI?
  • [1:52:08] Parting ideas.


“Consequence over ego.”
— Shane Parrish

“Computerized guidelines flip your required conduct into your default conduct, they usually do it whenever you’re at your greatest.”
— Shane Parrish

“Why threat what you’ve gotten and don’t want for what you don’t have and don’t wish to start with?”
— Shane Parrish

“Are you considering independently of the circumstances, or are the circumstances considering for you?”
— Shane Parrish

“Writing is the method by which we notice we don’t perceive what we’re speaking about. And it’s solely whenever you sit down and put pen to paper and even kind out an thought that you’ve got, a choice you’re making, an thought you’re wrestling with, that you just form of see the place you don’t perceive it. And the method of writing shouldn’t be solely refining that concept and serving to you mirror on it, however you truly generate new concepts within the strategy of writing.”
— Shane Parrish

“You inform your self a narrative about why sunk value doesn’t apply on this scenario or why you’re not overconfident on this scenario. And the smarter you’re, the higher these tales get and the extra plausible they get.”
— Shane Parrish

“In case you put Warren Buffett in a nasty place the place all of his choices are unhealthy—it doesn’t matter how sensible he’s, it doesn’t matter how Warren Buffett he’s—everyone seems like an fool once they’re in a nasty place, and everyone seems like a genius once they’re in a superb place.”
— Shane Parrish


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