Ep. 195: Josh Foer – The Explorer’s Code

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The Explorer’s Code:  I wanted to wake each morning, not anxious about my day anymore. Not worried about what so-and-so would say, or where my career was going, or what was I going to write today. My only job each day is to explore something new. So I called up Josh and asked him how […] Read On…

What Is Important In Life?

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What is important in life? I thought I would be happy if she loved me. Her name was Amy. She has no chance of reading this. She’s a doctor in Philadelphia. She saves lives. She never once thinks about me ever. We dated for six months in 1991. Maybe I should remember this: when someone […] Read On…

Jobs: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

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The reality is: I took a job so I could have an excuse to move cities and slowly disintegrate the relationship with my girlfriend. I figured living 300 miles away would allow me to disengage from contact with her and eventually end it. It ended the way these things typically end. She was unhappy with […] Read On…

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Doing What You Love

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I was doing what I hated. Working a job. Listening to a boss yell at me when he had a bad day with his wife. Working with people that I wouldn’t be friends with unless I had to sit next to them in a cubicle. Doing things that were the opposite of everything I dreamed […] Read On…

Are You Making An Impact On One Person?

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(or…”I Am Seth Godin…and Other Strange Things I Learned in Los Angeles”) This guy comes up to me outside of the Skylark bookstore in LA and says, “Seth Godin?” “You’re Seth Godin, right?” And I say “No” and show him a photo of Seth and me talking together just a few days earlier. And he […] Read On…