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Weekend Reading | Saturday, September 24, 2022

Featured Articles: Good Writing From Around The Web

Your Career Is Just One-Eighth of Your Life


“Career advice as a genre is almost fatally flawed.” Here is some excellent career advice.

The Most Boring Superpower Ever


You benchpress 200 lbs? Wow!! But… can you sleep 10 hours a day?

The Olive Tree of Vouves, Located In Ano Vouves on the Island of Crete in Greece, Is Over 3,000 Years Old


If you love trees, you’ll love this. Thank you D.G. For the link.

Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League

The pull of getting into a better school (as a parent with a college applicant) is real. But your mantra should be…”Life success does not depend on where you go to school, it depends on what you do with the education you receive.”

Four Ways to Cool Down Your Defensiveness

We tend to consider humility a weakness when it is a great strength in our relationships, in business, dealing with kids, and when investing.

Howard Marks Memo: The Illusion of Knowledge

A long read from the great Howard Marks. You cannot know what comes next; stop predicting and behaving as if you know something.


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Always reading, always learning, Jonathan hand-selects these articles for readers each week. To view Jonathan’s curated articles from previous weeks, CLICK HERE.

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