A long list of short tips #1

I love long lists of short tips.  This is a great one by Kevin Kelly titled 68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice. I found the following particularly interesting:

  • Treating a person to a meal never fails, and is so easy to do. It’s powerful with old friends and a great way to make new friends.
  •  Being able to listen well is a superpower. While listening to someone you love keep asking them “Is there more?”, until there is no more.
  • Rule of 3 in conversation. To get to the real reason, ask a person to go deeper than what they just said. Then again, and once more. The third time’s answer is close to the truth.
  • Be prepared: When you are 90% done any large project (a house, a film, an event, an app) the rest of the myriad details will take a second 90% to complete.
  • When you get an invitation to do something in the future, ask yourself: would you accept this if it was scheduled for tomorrow? Not too many promises will pass that immediacy filter.
  •  Eliminating clutter makes room for your true treasures.

 

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