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Facebook Twitter - Take typing speed test and practice typing online. The Munger Operating System: A Life That Really Works. In 2007, Charlie Munger gave the commencement address at USC Law School, opening his speech by saying, “Well, no doubt many of you are wondering why the speaker is so old. Well, the answer is obvious: He hasn’t died yet.” Fortunately for us, Munger has kept on ticking. The commencement speech is an excellent response to the Big Question: How do we live a life that really works?

It has so many of Munger’s core ideas that we think the speech represents the Munger Operating System for life. To get what you want, deserve what you want. It’s such a simple idea. Learn to love and admire the right people, alive or dead. A second idea that I got very early was that there is no love that’s so right as admiration-based love, and that love should include the instructive dead. Acquiring wisdom is a moral duty as well as a practical one. And there’s a corollary to that proposition which is very important. Learn to fluency the big multidisciplinary ideas of the world and use them regularly. This 7-Minute, Research-Based Workout Exercises Your Whole Body. 15 Life Changing Ideas – Darius Foroux. Occasional Address. Hi.

Occasional Address

I gave an “occasional address” for a graduation ceremony at my old Uni, The University of Western Australia. Here is the video. The text is below. Hope there’s something in it for you. “In darker days, I did a corporate gig at a conference for this big company who made and sold accounting software. And if the mountain was meant to be a symbol of life’s challenges, and the loss of limbs a metaphor for sacrifice, the software guy’s not going to get it, is he? However, I have had large groups of people listening to what I say for quite a few years now, and it’s given me an inflated sense of self-importance. You might find some of this stuff inspiring, you will find some of it boring, and you will definitely forget all of it within a week. So listen up, or you’ll get lost, like a blind man clapping in a pharmacy trying to echo-locate the contact lens fluid. Here we go: 1. I never really had one of these big dreams. 2. 3. How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science.

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

But what makes children — from babies up through the teen years — smarter? Here are 10 things science says can help: 1) Music Lessons Plain and simple: research show music lessons make kids smarter: Compared with children in the control groups, children in the music groups exhibited greater increases in full-scale IQ. In fact musical training helps everyone, young and old: A growing body of research finds musical training gives students learning advantages in the classroom. (More on what the music you love says about you here.) The Brief NewsletterSign up to receive the top stories you need to know right now. 2) The Dumb Jock Is A Myth Dumb jocks are dumb because they spend more time on the field than in the library. Being in good shape increases your ability to learn. Via Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain: Via NurtureShock: The 27 Unspoken Rules Of Wearing A Suit.

You can’t expect to look all dapper and gentlemanly without knowing Suiting 101.

The 27 Unspoken Rules Of Wearing A Suit

Justine Zweibel / BuzzFeed The width of the tie should match the width of the lapel. It’s all about BALANCE. In general, thin lapels are more modern. Wide lapels are more old school, Mad Men -style. So choose your look accordingly. Pocket squares add an extra level of polish, but make sure it doesn’t match your tie in either pattern or fabric choice. 5 crazy ways to get over shyness immediately, no drink/drugs required - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips.

Zen habits. Top 50 blogs-every-man-should-know-about. Paul Graham - Essays. Good Life. Investigate what is known about deathWhat do you know about death?

You certainly have beliefs around it, but what do you know about the science of death, or of those who have died and been brought back to life? Death is not as big of a mystery as it is made out to be. Do your research before you fear or misconstrue this most universal human experience.Notice the small, beautiful thingsAs cliche as this sounds, there is so much beauty in the world yet we rarely appreciate it. Take 5 minutes, stop doing everything and sit down. Then clear your mind of your inner dialogue and focus intently on something in the space immediately in front of you. Find the supplements suitable for your lifestyleOur diets and habits are nothing like those which are bodies were built for. Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could boldly display 50 life secrets and tips on your wall to serve as a beautiful, daily reminder of how to live a Higher Existence?