So grateful to @RyanHoliday for blurbing #QUIT. Not sure what I can say about him that won’t take a VERY long thread since he might be the most productive human I know! But, I'll try 👇🏻
.@RyanHoliday has a new book coming out THIS TUESDAY! Discipline is Destiny is excellent (I was lucky enough to read an advance copy). Buy it now!…
Ryan is best known for his books on #stoicism. His first book I read was The Obstacle is the Way on how to turn adversity into advantage. It's helped me thru some hard times. It is a breezy read on stoic philosophy that doesn’t sacrifice depth.…
.@RyanHoliday also is the author of Ego is the Enemy, another bestseller, on the value of putting your higher goals above your need for recognition.…
.@RyanHoliday followed these two bestsellers with Stillness is the Key, another bestseller…yes, he is an incredible writer!…
.@RyanHoliday has committed to writing a book a year (!!) about the stoic virtues. Discipline is Destiny is the second of these books. The first was Courage is Calling, yes another bestseller!…
Definitely check out @RyanHoliday's author page on Amazon because I haven’t even covered all of his books!…
.@RyanHoliday is also the host of the fantastic #podcast, The Daily Stoic. Amazing listen, as good if not better than his books.
Oh! I forgot to mention that @RyanHoliday has a newsletter where he offers awesome book recommendations.
And he is also the owner and founder of The Painted Porch bookshop is Barstrop, TX. He is really into this reading and writing thing 😊
Just to repeat myself, @RyanHoliday has a new book coming out THIS TUESDAY! I am lucky enough to have read and I loved it! I know you will, too! Discipline is Destiny is going to be another must-read bestseller!…
Here is the blurb @RyanHoliday gave #QUIT: “Only a poker player could write this classic book on when--and more importantly how--to fold a bad hand in business, investing, relationships and life. Image

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Sep 20
So grateful to @DavidEpstein for blurbing #QUIT. David didn't just say some nice things to put on the back cover, he also was right there with me when I was just starting the explore the ideas that would become the book.
He was a connector and thought partner and I know this book would be worse, had I not had his support. Thank you @davidepstein.
.@DavidEpstein is a brilliant writer & journalist. His book, RANGE, is a #1 @NYTimes bestseller. It's an engaging & thought-provoking exploration of the counterintuitive idea that being a generalist (not specialist) will = more creativity and success.…
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Sep 16
I am so grateful to @Katy_Milkman for blurbing QUIT. Katy supported me through the process, reading early drafts & offering invaluable suggestions about how to make the book better. She also introduced me to other folks who were crucial in helping me to navigate the topic.
Katy is best known for her significant work on behavior change as a professor @Wharton. Her bestseller, How to Change, came out last year & received rave reviews. The book is truly a must-read for anyone looking to kick start a change in their life.…
Katy is also the host of the wonderful podcast, #Choiceology. Super fun listen exploring “the lessons of behavioral economics, exposing the psychological traps that lead to expensive mistakes.” You should really add this to your regular queue!
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Sep 12
So grateful to @PTetlock for blurbing my new book, Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away. Phil is a giant in the field of forecasting and human judgment and decision making. He is also a fantastic follow on twitter!
Phil is most famous for his work on forecasting with Barb Mellers and many other fantastic collaborators. You can read about that work in his New York Times best seller, Superforecasting, The Art and Science of Prediction, coauthored with @dgardner.…
Phil also published Expert Political Judgment: How Good is It? How Can We know? It is an excellent read about the good, the bad, and the ugly of punditry and political prediction. Highly recommend both of these books.…
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Sep 8
So grateful to @DavidMcRaney for blurbing #Quit. If you haven’t read David’s work, you are missing out. 1/5
David just had a new book come out, How Minds Change: The Surprising Science of Belief, Opinion, and Persuasion. It is an Editor’s Pick and Best Books of 2022 so far over on Amazon. I’ve read it and so should you! 2/5…
Dave is also the author of You are Not so Smart, “an entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that make us feel wise.” Super fun book on how we aren’t as rational as we would like to believe. 3/5…
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Jul 1
Fear of waste might be the single biggest force that stops us from quitting.

@cpooleywriter expresses this fear so beautifully.


What you’ve already spent on something is gone. And worrying that those resources will be wasted if you quit is what actually creates waste: the waste of the future time, money, and effort spent on an endeavor that is no longer worth pursuing.

You can’t get the time you e spent back, but you can stop yourself from wasting the next minute you would otherwise spend on something that isn’t worth the time.

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Oct 14, 2021
I’m excited to share Condorsay, a new startup I've been helping that embeds many proven decision-making practices into easy-to-use technology.
Condorsay utilizes a unique blend of #AI and surveys to force tough choices on what we value most in each decision, allowing us to gain a better understanding of ourselves and each other through revealed preferences.
It's particularly valuable to inform group discussions, where it can help cut through groupthink, bias, and unhelpful compromises by avoiding information cascade. This is especially important in today's remote world.
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