[SERIES] 6/7 Unpopular Belief: Get Famous

Famous people are frauds. Famous people are vain. Famous people are selfish. This is post 6 of 7 Unpopular Beliefs Series. Get Famous! Influence is power. We discussed how money can be useful in making change in part 1. Influence is just as powerful. Marketers use celebrities to advertise their products. Why? Because we trust […]

[SERIES] 5/7 Unpopular Belief: Trust Your Gut

But what about evidence? What about data? What about expert opinion? This is Part 5 of the 7 Unpopular Beliefs Series. Trust Your Gut! Expert Advice The idea here is that you’re believing in someone else’s abilities to understand your situation better than you. Sometimes that’s really helpful. In that case, you’d be following your […]

[SERIES] 2/7 Unpopular Belief: Be Good At One Thing

In his list of directives, Derek Sivers refers to this idea as pursuing market value instead of personal value. Part 2 of the 7 Unpopular Beliefs Series Don’t be a starving artist! When I was I college, I spent a lot of time studying and training for what I wanted to do: brain research. I […]