Ravin Fernando

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25 Smart Hobbies to become More Happy and More ...

Today, many people know that while spending money on objects improves short-term happiness, spending time on activities and experiences is much more …

Amit Sharma's answer to What are the most productive ways to spend time on the Internet?

There are free online courses and lots of tutorials where you can learn whatever you want, for free, of course. You can spend time reading things …

Francis Chen's answer to What important lessons has life taught you?

What’s your unique distribution network?

We’ve been thinking a lot about how an enterprise startup’s distribution strategy leads up to product/market fit and beyond. Customer acquisition in …

Ryo Chiba's answer to What are some of the most ingenious ways to increase traffic to a website?

This is a graph of the organic search traffic for my startup, Tint. Copied straight from Google Webmaster Tools.<p>You're probably wondering "<b>what</b> …

Leonard Kim's answer to What is the best way to make a million dollars?

James Altucher‘s Book Choose Yourself would be a great start. He’s made millions multiple times. His advice is pretty solid.<p>P.S. Did I mention that …

Marcus Geduld's answer to What do you do when you are good at something but not good enough? What is the extra push that takes you there?

I urge you to make peace with that feeling, because for most people, it never goes away: and I'm talking about the people who are the best in the …

A coin toss (brilliantly simple)

Shashank Rathi's answer to How can you defeat someone who is smarter, more ambitious, and stronger than you?

With PERSISTENCE.<p>As Will Smith has said in an interview:<b><br>"You might be more talented than me, You might be more smarter than me. But if we get on a</b> …

18 Everyday Products You’ve Been Using Wrong - Miss Cranky Pants

<b>Thank you BuzzFeed DIY!</b><br>I'm on my way to Home Depot right now to buy a new plunger. Who knew?<p><b>1. You've probably been ignoring this feature.</b><p>Most …

Keinosuke Johan Miyanaga / 宮永 ヨハン 計之介's answer to What is the biggest lie society has taught you to believe?

<b>To be happy, I need more. To get more, I need to get rich. To get rich, I need a job. That is by far the biggest lie.</b><p><b>Get a job.</b><p>If we were all focused …

2012' book?

Here is the complete list from the final book. Unfortunately not everyone we asked ended up in the final edition, as we had to deal with the …

Career Development

Felix Oginni's answer to How can I thoroughly screw up my life?

<b>Fuck it up SLOWLY</b> - if you really want to feel the burn<p>Go to school and get good grades.<br>• Enroll at a university on a program that is "in demand", …

Brittany Giunchigliani's answer to What is one thing you would love to have every single person on Earth understand?

The Paradox Of Our Age<p>We have bigger houses but smaller families;<br>more conveniences, but less time.<p>We have more degrees but less sense;<br>more knowledge …

Daniel Wetterstrom's answer to What are some good pieces of advice that most college students are not ever likely to hear?

Here is a post from former MIT admissions counselor Ben Jones in 2006<p>Dear Class of 2010,<br>This will be my last entry written specifically for you; …

Stephen P. Anderson's answer to What are the best user interface elements (controls, patterns, etc.) that have cropped up in modern web sites and web apps recently?

I've been thinking about this same question, and am anxious to see what other people add!<p>My observations:<p><i>UI elements:</i><p><b>"Sticky" headers/sidebar content</b> …

UI Design

Tiana Clark's answer to What are some of the most awesome psychological facts?

Jae Won Joh's answer to How can one believe in science and religion at the same time?

This is a <i>really</i> long answer, but bear with me and I'll try to blow your mind in the next few minutes. Allow me to begin by asking a seemingly …

Oliver Emberton's answer to What are some of the habits entrepreneurs have that other people don't?

<b>Most people spend their money to get the most</b> <b>utility</b> <b>- fun, food, whatever. Entrepreneurs spend their money to</b> <b>make the most money</b><b>.</b><p>This one habit …

Entrepreneurship

Subit Chakrabarti's answer to What are the most important uses for randomness?

I loved Dan Piponi's answer about random sampling. This is my favorite favorite use of Randomness :-<p><b>Car Locks :-</b> If you own a car bought less than 10 …

Codes

Visakan Veerasamy's answer to What are the highest leverage activities that are best for ensuring that you have a good life?

<b>TL;DR:</b><br>1: Reading<br>2: Exercise<br>3: Investing in Relationships<br>4: Sleep<br>5: Mindfulness/Conversation<p>The highest leverage activities in my life have been:<p><b>1:</b> …