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If you aren’t creating and sharing music playlists with your friends and family, all I can tell you is that you are missing out on one of life’s most understated paths for rapport and immediacy.
When someone says, “I need to be surrounded by positive people,” I just laugh. You know what that really means? I want people who will lie to my face and make me feel better. You didn’t hire me to tell happy, shiny lies, my job is to set people straight, no matter what the consequence.
The Huberman Lab podcast begins the year with a discussion of two new systems for habit formation. The first of these relates to "our ability to perform certain tasks at different phases of the 24-hour day". The second focuses on "habit formation and consolidation." So basically what this involves is you set out to perform 6 new habits per day across the course of 21 days...
"A lot of the guys would take the daily distance but they were still training with their training partners, and they still wanted to be champions of the daily workout. They were ignoring the training zones... It does take discipline and patience, but in the end, it is so worth it." —Mark Allen
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Then I would go to Franco and we would start arguing in German. ...and he was screaming back at me in Italian. Then all of a sudden he would calm down and I would go to the guy and say, “Okay, here it is. I could get him as low as $3,800. Can you go with that?”