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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Creating your emotions — my friend’s incredibly successful story

posted by Joshua on May 31, 2012 in Awareness, Blog, Freedom, Leadership

A recent conversation with a friend who also coaches highlighted some important observations of mastering your emotions and improving your life. We were talking about my Model and Method and how you can predictably and consistently create the emotions and motivations you want. He described how he started putting this stuff into practice. He had[…] Keep reading →

The difference between men and women

posted by Joshua on May 29, 2012 in Blog, Evolutionary Psychology, Nature, Tips

I’m going to explain a major difference between men and women that will help men understand women and women understand men. It won’t explain everything, but it will help you understand the opposite sex better than most perspectives. I’ll overstate the point for clarity. You have to figure out for yourself how much to dial[…] Keep reading →

If Money Doesn’t Make You Happy, Consider Time

posted by Joshua on May 26, 2012 in Awareness, Blog, Freedom, Tips

I just read this article, “If Money Doesn’t Make You Happy, Consider Time.” Before commenting on it, I’ll note that I saw it linked to from a tech site, Hacker News. That community tends not to value MBA values and view people with MBAs as not adding the value engineers do. Having been a tech-founder[…] Keep reading →

Problems at the foundation of economics

posted by Joshua on May 25, 2012 in Blog, Evolutionary Psychology, Nature

My physics training tells me economics views some things in a weird way. In physics, if your theory predicts something to happen a certain way and it happens differently, you say your theory is wrong, at least partly, and you work to improve it. Nature is always correct. You try to get your theory to[…] Keep reading →