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Time isn’t your most scarce resource. This is.

Quick question: Where’s your phone right now? For most people, the answer is “Within arm’s reach.” We’ve become inseparable from our phones. We walk with them, have dinner with them, and even take them into the bathroom to share the most private of moments. They’re the first thing we grab …

The one strategy I use most often

During interviews, I’m often asked, “What’s the one strategy from Think Like a Rocket Scientist that you personally use most often?” It’s called backcasting. For most of us, planning for the future means forecasting. In our businesses, we review the current supply and demand for widgets and extrapolate them into …

The dark underbelly of meditation

“I love you, I love you, I love you,” Megan told her mother on the phone. “I’ll talk to you in ten days.” She then went off to her first silent meditation retreat. For Megan, the retreat would symbolize the turning of a new leaf. She had just gotten over …

Yes, there are stupid questions

[First, a quick reminder that today is the LAST DAY to apply for my Moonshot Mastermind. The program won’t be offered again until 2022. The mastermind is for high-caliber business leaders who run a company, a division, or a team with ambitious targets. I don’t do any 1-on-1 coaching or …

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