What I’m Reading – The Week of April 14th

Below are some of the most intriguing, thought-provoking and actionable performance-related content pieces I read, watched or listened to this week.

  • The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship

People who are on the energetic, motivated, and creative side are both more likely to be entrepreneurial and more likely to have strong emotional states. Those states may include depression, despair, hopelessness, worthlessness, loss of motivation, and suicidal thinking.”


  • Why Smart People Fall For Fads

Two of the three variables are highly relevant to why smart people fall for fads: 1. Our need for control over our lives; 2. Our need for belonging.”


  • Why Every Detail of Your Craft Matters (PODCAST)

I don’t have a problem catering to individual needs, but if I’m going to do it, then I’ve got to do it my way and just make it better than what the perception would have been.”


  • How Experiences Influence How You Think About Risk and Reward

People with different experience than us aren’t necessarily smarter. Part of why learning through experience isn’t necessarily good or bad is due to the lessons we take away from experience.”


  • The Importance of Knowing Yourself

Don’t let anyone decide who you are.”


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