Brainfood, Interesting Read for the week.

Here are some articles from diverse places that kept my brain going for the week. So here is the list of them just for you as you settle down on this Monday evening. Have a useful week.

All about luck. And the ability to assess risk management.

If risk is what happens when you make good decisions but end up with a bad outcome, luck is what happens when you make bad or mediocre decisions but end up with a great outcome. They both happen because the world is too complex to allow 100% of your actions dictate 100% of your outcomes. They are mirrored cousins, driven by the same thing: You are one person in a 7 billion player game, and the accidental impact of other people’s actions can be more consequential than your own.

How you do anything is how you do everything.

To whatever we face, our job is to respond with:

  • hard work
  • honesty
  • helping others as best we can

Reading somehow rewires your brain.

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to your body.

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It gives us freedom to roam the expanse of space, time, history, and offer a deeper view of ideas, concepts, emotions, and body of knowledge…

Your brain on books is active — growing, changing and making new connections and different patterns, depending on the type of material you’re reading.

All about eggs

I knew I was going to get some hate from people claiming that all that cholesterol would lead to my premature demise. But, to be honest, I think that’s kind of a load of crap. Nutrition science has come a long way since the heyday of egg white omelettes, and much of the traditional advice about saturated fat and cholesterol wasn’t based upon good science to begin with

Interesting ideas

Start with the assumption that everyone is innocently out of touch and you’ll be more likely to explore what’s going on through multiple points of view, instead of cramming what’s going on into the framework of your own experiences. It’s hard to do. It’s uncomfortable when you do. But it’s the only way to get closer to figuring out why people behave like they do

 

 

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