Articles by Shane Parrish
Saying ‘no’ is its own leadership capability: 8 ways to say it with grace and style
In a world of more requests than we can possibly fulfill, learning to say no with grace and style is a skill we all need. We should be saying no more than we say yes, although the opposite is usually true. We say yes too quickly and no too slowly.
Your first thought is rarely your best thought: Lessons on thinking
People are losing the ability to think through a problem.
7 brilliant ways to set goals for yourself, from a man who wrote 400 adult novels
This is how you set goals — and meet them.
How to be a mental overachiever, according to Charles Darwin
Build routines to compensate for your weaknesses.
Why making to-do lists won’t help you get things done
Here's what you should do instead.
This is what the most successful people do before breakfast
Anything that requires self-discipline or focus is easier to do in the morning.
This is why creating habits is so difficult
It takes hard work
5 books you’ve never heard of that will change your life
These books will help you see the world in a new light.