The Four-Hour Workweek is a self-help book written by Tim Ferriss, and arguably set the tone for the more hustler-oriented culture of the 2010s. In this book, Ferriss emphasizes the concept of lifestyle design, which involves designing your life in a way that allows you to have more free time and engage in activities thatContinue reading “Is the Four-Hour Workweek Actually Possible?”
When companies like DoorDash, Uber, and Instacart provided new avenues for people to work flexibly, many got excited. Now that it’s happened, our hopes aren’t quite as sweet… but here’s how things can still get better.
I’ve finally gotten to the age where I’m working full-time, and have to make the decision to move out on my own. I did my own research, deciding on where to live, what would be the greatest value, etc. And then it hit me: living is a lot more complicated than it seems.
Within groups of experts, they tend to agree with each other on best principles. Sometimes, however, there are exceptions. So when experts disagree, how do you find out which side to choose?
I like dichotomies. There are a lot of them out there, and most are pretty damn accurate. A couple of weeks ago I talked about structure-seeking versus structure-averse, now I’ll be talking about a split that’s somewhat similar yet also very different: effective versus efficient.