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Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives
Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

How to fine-tune the internal monologue that scores every aspect of our lives, from leadership to love.

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Physicist David Bohm on Creativity
Physicist David Bohm on Creativity

“No really creative transformation can possibly be effected by human beings … unless they are in the creative state of mind that is generally sensitive to the differences that always exist between the observed fact and any preconceived ideas, however noble, beautiful, and magnificent they may seem to be.”

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What Makes an Original: Psychologist Adam Grant on the Paradox of Achievement and How Motivated Dissatisfaction Fuels Creativity
What Makes an Original: Psychologist Adam Grant on the Paradox of Achievement and How Motivated Dissatisfaction Fuels Creativity

“The hallmark of originality is rejecting the default and exploring whether a better option exists.”

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Self-Refinement Through the Wisdom of the Ages: New Year’s Resolutions from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds
Self-Refinement Through the Wisdom of the Ages: New Year’s Resolutions from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

Enduring ideas for personal refinement from Seneca, Thoreau, Virginia Woolf, Carl Sagan, Alan Watts, Emerson, Bruce Lee, Maya Angelou, and more.

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Grit and the Secret of Success
Grit and the Secret of Success

How to cultivate the character quality that predicts excellence more than any other.

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Norman Mailer on the Rat Race of Success and What True Growth Means
Norman Mailer on the Rat Race of Success and What True Growth Means

“Growth is a greater mystery than death. All of us can understand failure … but not even the successful man can begin to describe the impalpable elations and apprehensions of growth.”

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The Science of What Makes You You and How Old Your Body Really Is
The Science of What Makes You You and How Old Your Body Really Is

A biological Ship-of-Theseus exploration of how quickly your body replaces itself, from your nails to your neurons.

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Iterations: A Lyrical Animated Film about How We Grow as Human Beings and the Iterative Nature of Self-Transformation
Iterations: A Lyrical Animated Film about How We Grow as Human Beings and the Iterative Nature of Self-Transformation

“I am recycled cells, I learn to like myself more with each iteration…”

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Art, Inc.: A Field Guide to the Psychology and Practicalities of Becoming a Successful Artist
Art, Inc.: A Field Guide to the Psychology and Practicalities of Becoming a Successful Artist

How to master the business of art without buying into the toxic myth that doing so makes you a lesser artist.

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The Taste Gap: Ira Glass on the Secret of Creative Success, Animated in Living Typography
The Taste Gap: Ira Glass on the Secret of Creative Success, Animated in Living Typography

“The most important possible thing you can do is do a lot of work.”

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