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Week Review

A Most Practical Weekly Review

Taking the time to learn from the past week's experience offers enormous benefits. Here are the most valuable questions to ask each week.

The Year’s Most Powerful Quotes

These ideas stood out as the best things I read, discovered, and revisited in 2021, along with the actionable advice I took away.

My Multi-faceted Book List

My favorite books of 2021, ranging from fascinating biographies, to engaging business books, to skillfully written fiction.
Top Reads in 2021 So Far

Great Books and More | Top Reads of 2021

These are my favorite reads so far in 2021, including some fiction, a better way to practice, and using time more efficiently.
Peak Book Summary

⚔️ Peak — Anders Ericsson

Talent is not what carries people to become top performer. Instead, deliberate practice leads the upper levels of performance.

Adam Grant’s Advice on Just Manageable Wins

How to get past languishing, the feeling of stagnation and emptiness - the answer from a behavioral psychologist and Wharton professor.
Ezra Klein Lessons

Insightful Lessons from 5 years of Interviews

Ezra Klein offered this lesson after all his interviews with Vox. And now he has become a New York Times writer and podcaster.
Austin Kleon Creativity

The Most Creative Advice from Austin Kleon

These 5 terrific ideas Austin Kleon has shared, many from other artists, offer unique and interesting ways to approach creativity.
Fluent Forever Book Summary

👅 Fluent Forever — Gabriel Wyner

Lots of actionable advice for learning a new language (or reviewing one), including research-based methods to improve memorization.
Mark Rober Glitterbomb Design Review

How Successful is Mark Rober against Package Thieves?

The Mark Rober Glitterbomb video attracted over 30 million views. I dug deeper into the product design, materials, and the user experience.