Apply Books Experimentby@keni

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An experiment to see what would happen if I applied the books I read than just reading more content.

Dec 24, 2019

Teaching

I came across a few people in the few days that have been teaching at some point in their career. I was a Math and English tutor back in my college days and I liked it. The idea of being a teacher in college is appealing to me. First and foremost, I think teaching is a very fulfilling career. T...

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Jul 4, 2019

Attention

I have tried a few businesses the last few years. 1) My first attempt was YouTube. I took a Udemy course on creating videos from copyright-free content. The number of views is used in calculating the payment for creators. So the focus was: - Thumbnail - Title - Keywords - Likability - Becoming ...

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Jun 20, 2019

The RAM

RAM - Random Access Memory. Our brain has something similar. If you are like me - it is overflowing and could use an upgrade. Or NZT pill. Recently, I tried a new project. The goal is to clear the mind of "STUFF". Famously introduced bu David Allen in Getting Things Done. I stumbled on it while l...

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Jun 16, 2019

A case for affirmations

I recently publicly announced that I wanted to do affirmations. @brianball asked for more details.. I think affirmation is a bridge between wanting something and taking action. Since making the declaration of my affirmation, I find that I am constantly asking myself what I need to do to achieve ...

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Jun 19, 2019

Searching for Systems

One of the lessons I learnt lately is the need to have systems. Books, podcasts and interviews seem to all talk about the idea of systems being supreme. A few folks here on 200 words have also written about systems. I am sold on the idea. Yes systems are good. My question is - HOW. How to you cre...

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Jun 13, 2019

On Failing

Listen to this one and half minute video of a billionaire talk about failure When I saw the video, my first thoughts were - this is not how I grew up. It could be a cultural thing but failure is NOT celebrated in many parts of the world. You are always reminded of the community. So if you fail at...

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Jun 12, 2019

Affirmations - An inquiry

I am working on an experiment to apply three books for the rest of 2019. One of books is - How to fail at everything and still win big. The author, Scott Adams talks about affirmations. He explains it in details in podcasts and live interviews. He got me curious and I decided to read more on it. ...

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Jun 5, 2019

How to fail at everything and still win big - Summary

Experiment to apply 3 books continues... This is a 10 step actionable items summary of the book - How to fail at everything and still win big - by Scott Adams. 1. Have systems for your goals. Continuously look for better ways to tweak and improve your process/system of things you do on a regular ...

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Jun 4, 2019

How to fail at everything and still win big - Summary

Experiment to apply 3 books continues... This is a 10 step actionable items summary of the book - How to fail at everything and still win big - by Scott Adams. 1. Have systems for your goals. Continuously look for better ways to tweak and improve your process/system of things you do on a regular...

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Jun 3, 2019

Diabetes Solution - Summary

The experiment to apply three books continues. I finished reading 2/3 books I picked. 1) Diabetes Solution 2) How to fail at everything and still win big The main things from Diabetes Solution that I will apply are: - Meals - Increase Insulin Sensitivity 1) Meals The book recommends to eat ...

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Jun 6, 2019

Energy - a discovery

I tend to be efficient when I am angry. My place is spotless right after an argument. My energy to get things to be super organized is the highest if the argument was intense. Things that I need to do becomes clear and I don't go back and forth thinking about what would be nice to do. I just do. ...

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Jun 7, 2019

Energy part 2

Before reading Scott's book - I did a general analysis of my energy. Now that I am done reading the book, I am doing a proper energy scorecard. Part of this experiment is what helped me discover that anger helps me get things done. I am convinced me that tracking and being aware of what affects y...

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May 26, 2019

3 - Part 2

A couple of days, I wrote a post about finding three books that I could apply before the end of this year. I started to do deep research to find the best three books. I already knew the areas that I needed to focus on to create change. The goal is read and re-read the 3 books until I completely ...

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May 21, 2019

3

I want to apply 3 good books into my life before the end of 2019. Emphasis on apply. I have read several books in the past. My dad always reminds me that my mindset is a result of the types and volume of books I have read through the years. But I feel like I am not getting all I could from the ...

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May 22, 2019

Energy

I started paying attention to my energy levels. Since energy affects things like motivation, discipline, habits etc - makes it easy to engage with life. Focusing on energy makes sense. These were my observations: 1) My glucose levels being stable and predictable translates to high energy. 2) Wh...

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Jun 16, 2019

Passion is overrated

Scott Adams talks about passion in thisYouTube video. That video was what pushed me to read his book - How to fail at everything and still win. His argument is that - fixating on one thing and calling it passion is not a good strategy. In his book, he talks about over 35 different ideas that he t...

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Apr 24, 2019

Butterflies

These beautiful creatures are effective decision making tools. How? By checking if one should do a task/goal/adventure based on butterflies. In the stomach. I heard a remarkable toastmasters speech last week. The speaker spoke about an experience she felt afraid to do and asked, "If you don't g...

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