Postanly Weekly, Issue #378

The Proactive Habits of Highly Successful People

Artwork by David Esquivel

Happy Wednesday!

Welcome to Issue #378

The Proactive Habits of Highly Successful People

The ability to control your own effectiveness is life-changing — but proactiveness proceeds effectiveness. Many people spend a lot of time in reactive mode…

Be a Schedule Builder, Not a To-Do List Maker | Nir & Far

Imagine you bought a new phone, but at the end of each day, every day, the operating system crashed. Would you keep using the faulty phone? Of course not. You’d take it back to the store, complain, and get a new one.

Why Arrogance is Dangerously Contagious | BBC Worklife

In the late 1980s, the aptly named psychologist James Reason wanted to understand the flawed thinking behind road accidents. He took to the streets…

Mental toughness is Overrated: a World Cup-winning Coach Debunks Sport’s Most Sacred Trait | The Correspondent

Few people in the world better understand the mind of an elite athlete. So I had sought an interview, and read his book, hoping for some clues into what ailed cricketers.

The Science of Wisdom | Aeon

Psychological science can now measure and nurture wisdom, superseding the speculations of philosophy and religion.


A podcast episode I’m listening toSeth Godin on The Game of Life, The Value of Hacks, and Overcoming Anxiety. In this episode of the Tim Ferriss Show, Godin talks about focusing on generosity instead of anxiety, choosing the ruleset of your own game of life and more.


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Until Next Week,

Be Epic!

Thomas