I’m always fascinated by my earlier ‘miserly’ behaviour, like how I used rusty shavers to save some money or how I worked like crazy to save my first 50k until I get so burnt out. I framed it as a growth mindset, where I grew bigger than my problems, hence it’s not that my problems became smaller and therefore manageable, but rather I grew bigger, so the problems no longer affect me that much.
This three articles I blogged about has the same underlying theme:
Recently, while reading Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss (I could not recommend that book enough), I came across another interesting framework to use. It’s the idea of the marginal utility of an extra minute vs an extra dollar.
The idea is simple: Imagine you want to …