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How a product guarantee changes a buyer’s chances of purchasing your product — and how to use that to your advantage.
I saw this movie Free Solo a few weeks ago with a friend. It was excellent. In this article, the author discusses Alex Hannold’s ideas on something that holds many of us back: fear.
Prospect theory discusses how we react to risk. Here, a PRL reader has alerted me to an excellent new perspective on this useful model of behavior.
A five-part guide to hypnosis. I’ve not started it so I can’t say anything more.
If you’re putting together a photo album for yourself or anyone else, here are some good layout tips and ideas for emotional connections.
Two hours of one of the world’s smartest investors.
Pen and Teller are world famous magicians. In this letter, Teller offers advice on success: have a wide range of influences outside your specialty, enjoy and trust in the process, force yourself out of your comfort zone, and expect that it might take some time to “find your voice.” And some other nuggets, too.
Basically, your genes can affect when you sleep… by roughly 25 minutes. The hyped up study and article (imho) is not worth your time. Just know that your genes may be responsible for a whopping 25 minutes. (The rest of the responsibility to get enough sleep —and to get yourself to work— are up to you).