If you are in the US or any developed nation, chances are that your life is pretty comfortable. The wind could be howling outside, and the weather might…
Silicon Valley, a tiny stretch of land in California, is, by some definitions, quite a boring place. It doesn't have the vibe of megacities like New…
Let me begin with a quick story. Once I went to an Indo-Chinese restaurant with a few friends. The server, a well groomed middle-aged man, walks over…
In this post, I will introduce a new concept that I have been synthesizing and thinking about for a few months now. It is a useful mental model that has…
I have taken notes incorrectly all my life: I used to highlight or underline text on physical books and highlight kindle books. And what happened to…
Welcome to the Smarter.Blog Newsletter, a newsletter for improving how we think and act. A useful and interesting mental model to have about your mind…
Today I want to share a few mental models that all seem to share a penchant for sharpness. In particular, I have a few razors below. A razor is a tool…
Read books We consume a lot of content online in the form of blogs, tweets, news articles, but all of those pale in comparison to reading books. Trevor…
I have been learning incorrectly all my life. And this is such a valuable skill that I wish I had been taught more about this back in school. And so if…
Malcom Gladwell popularized the 10,000 hours rule in his famous book Outliers: The Story of Success. But is putting in 10,000 hours sufficient to make…
Jerry Seinfeld is arguably the most successful comedian. In just one year, he made 267 million dollars. He is exceptionally funny, but his mornings can…
A few months back, a colleague told me that they wanted to get better at forecasting and wondered how to go about it. I promised them that I would write…