Weekly Media Roundup (June 6 – 12)
I’m… I’m not sure what happened. I don’t think I listened to any podcasts this week. I consumed a lot of interesting articles, and I listed to about half of an audiobook… but no podcasts. Sorry? Maybe it’s for the best…
- The Placebo Button
- Need a Placebo? Press this button.
- Napoleon Hill – Think and Grow Rich
- I’m not completely finished with this, but so far there are some great reminders to use auto-suggestion and be decisive. So far a treasure trove of truths and strategies. Not so much about financial success as personal.
- James Clear – What I Do When I Feel Like Giving Up
- This may be the best post I’ve seen from James Clear in a long time. The answer? Show up anyway. Read the article for loads of motivation.
- Sam Thomas Davies – Forget To-Do Lists. Focus on This Instead.
- Define the themes in your life. The things you do should be in alignment.
- Liam Rosen – Beginner’s Health and Fitness Guide
- This is a great and simple guide to fitness, summarizing everything you need to know for general fitness. Read it, follow it.
- The New York Times – Millionaires Who Are Frugal When They Don’t Have to Be
- Money does buy happiness, but you wouldn’t recognize many single digit millionaires as rich due to their frugal lives. Buy experiences, not things.
- ReadOnlyMemory – The Making of Lemmings
- Not very technically oriented, but reminiscent of a time when care and craft and invention were part of making a video game
- Seth Godin – Overcoming the extraction mindset
- A great reminder that I’m in it for the long haul.
- Business Insider – The CEO of a $1 billion ‘unicorn’ startup admits we’re in a bubble
- This might be too much for my tiny little brain, but this article argues we’re in a tech bubble.