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  • Conti shared from 57 Minutes: All That Stands Between You And a Better Life by Mike Jackson, Pierre Lever
    Possessions accumulate and create clutter, whereas experiences accumulate to create knowledge, personal development, great stories, and maybe even expertise.
    Note: possessions and experiences
  • Conti shared from 57 Minutes: All That Stands Between You And a Better Life by Mike Jackson, Pierre Lever
    Having a Life List is an essential part of getting the most out of your life, because the list itself actually serves to define what “getting the most out of life” really means to you. Only you can define what that is for you; but one thing’s for certain, if it isn’t defined, it is much less likely to get done.
    Note: do You have a life list?
  • Conti shared from 57 Minutes: All That Stands Between You And a Better Life by Mike Jackson, Pierre Lever
    Next time you have the opportunity, instead of preparing to ask your boss for an increase in pay, prepare your dream job specification. Ask yourself how you can deepen your knowledge in a subject area you enjoy, or create more time to immerse yourself in your area of expertise, or build a development path towards specialization in your main area of interest.
    Note: dream job specification
  • Conti shared from 57 Minutes: All That Stands Between You And a Better Life by Mike Jackson, Pierre Lever
    I really don’t want to look back on my life and regret not having lived an exciting life or not having followed a dream or not having attempted a new challenge. I would much rather try but fail than not try and regret missing the opportunity.
    Note: good fear of regret
  • Conti shared from 57 Minutes: All That Stands Between You And a Better Life by Mike Jackson, Pierre Lever
    Getting the most out of life requires breaking through your fears and accepting that the risk of failure is a far better gamble than the risk of not really having lived at all.
    Note: risk of failure
  • Conti shared from a Personal Document
    Who looks outside, dreams; who looks within, awakens. —CARL JUNG
    Note: change
  • Conti shared from a Personal Document
    “Internet dating has introduced to the realm of romantic encounters the principles of mass consumption based on an economy of abundance, endless choice, efficiency, rationalization, selective targeting, and standardization.”
    Note: online dating
  • Conti shared from a Personal Document
    If we wish to account for our mysteriously personal sexual tastes, we might by first trying to understand our no-less-subjective tastes in art.
    Note: sexual tastes
  • Conti shared from a Personal Document
    E tuttavia non è irrispettoso ipotizzare che dopo un po', di tanto in tanto, la stessa Euridice non avrebbe disdegnato una qualche tregua, un occasionale iato di silenzio, insomma che di quando in quando ne avesse anche un tantino pieni i coglioni di questa specie di iPod vivente col quale condivideva il talamo.
    Note: Orfeo
  • Conti shared from a Personal Document
    “Words,” he said, “are: (a) A means of communication (b) A means of miscommunication (c) Tools (d) Weapons (e) All of the above.”
    Note: words are?