Rick Barlow

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The freelancer and the entrepreneur

Which are you? Are you sure?<p>A freelancer is someone who gets paid for her work. She charges by the hour or perhaps by the project. Freelancers write, …

Employment

How Tim Ferriss Became the ‘Oprah of Audio’—Behind the Podcast With 70M-Plus Downloads

In publishing circles, something called the “Tim Ferriss Effect” has been known for some time. The concept refers to the power of a single author and …

Beyond Resveratrol: The Anti-Aging NAD Fad

Aging cells. Old human fibroblasts showing their mitochondria in large branched networks (red), their nuclear DNA (blue) and sites of DNA damage …

The Munger Operating System: How to Live a Life That Really Works

In 2007, Charlie Munger gave the commencement address at USC Law School, opening his speech by saying, <i>“Well, no doubt many of you are wondering why</i> …

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Customer Service

Become an Expert at Reinventing Yourself — Your Life Depends on It

Four Steps to Get Started<p>M<b>ost people do not think of reinventing their life as a planned program.</b><p>Usually, we grudgingly pull ourselves back together …

Pilar Gerasimo

I’m a journalist, social explorer, podcaster, and self-proclaimed Healthy Deviant.<p>This site is a gathering place for my work, ideas, and projects in …

Consulting

How to Be the Luckiest Person Alive, Again

I am mentally ill. And I’m in a mid-life crisis. I’m dishonest. And I’m a horrible father. And I think with my dick.<p>Thanks to all the kind strangers …

Mental Health

The Big Question: Are You Better Than Yesterday?

The following is a guest post from Chad Fowler, CTO of InfoEther, Inc.<p>He spends much of his time solving hard problems for customers in the Ruby …

The More You Do, The More Opportunities Open to You

<b>“We're here for such a short period of time. Live like you're already dead, man. Have a good time. Do your best. Let it all come ripping right</b> …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Lytro’s New Digital Camera Can Change The Way Movies Are Made

Lytro's New Digital Camera Can Change The Way Movies Are Made<p>The National Association of Broadcasters Show begins this Saturday and continues through …

How I Built a #1-Ranked Podcast With 60M+ Downloads

The kitchen table where I’ve recorded the majority of my podcasts.This is my first public exploration of the business and art of podcasting. I still …

Here Is What You Can Do To Build The Life and Career You Want

The world is changing rapidly. The way we work will keep changing. Entire industries are crumbling. Robots are eating careers. People are scared of …

The grey market

IN 1965 Diana Vreeland, the editor-in-chief of <i>Vogue</i>, coined a phrase “youth-quake” to describe how baby-boomers were shaking up popular culture. …

Here's Why YouTube is the Hub of Millennial Entertainment

Picture this: the whole family huddled around the TV, enthralled by the network entertainment programming designed for the masses.<p>That quaint …

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'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Robert McKee ('Story')

[1]<p>Screengrab/Teachable<p>Robert McKee<p>"The art of story makes us civilized, makes life worth living," <b>Robert McKee</b>, the best-selling author (<i>Story:</i> …

Writing

How I turned my dream life into my real life

Four years ago, if you'd told me I'd one day live in paradise and run a business I loved, I'd have probably have said you were nuts.<p>At that time, I felt my life was a million miles from paradise. I was verging on burnout. I'd bagged a six figure job in Canada that involved international travel and …

By: James

A late reply to a wayy old post but from experience I’ve noticed that you really have to have, (at least in my case), been on your diet for at least …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

Yahoo is launching a YouTube competitor this summer

As if there weren’t already enough cat videos and makeup tutorials on the Web, new reports suggest that Yahoo will finally launch its long-awaited …