Thursday, June 4, 2020

68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice

Today we can all use something to brighten our day, lift our spirits.  With that in mind, I offer you “68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice” created by Kevin Kelly, well known as a co-founder of Wired magazine.   

Here are four of my favorite tips --- to find the other 64 go to his website:   68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice

    1.    Being enthusiastic is worth 25 IQ points.

     2.    Always demand a deadline. A deadline weeds out the extraneous and the ordinary. It prevents you from trying to make it perfect, so you have to make it different. Different is better.

3.    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.

4.    Don’t trust all-purpose glue.

 You can hear how this list came about and learn more about the author by reading the transcript of the Freakonomics  podcast when Stephen Dubner, the host, interviewed Mr. Kelly.    Conversation with Kevin Kelly