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Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish is a Canadian writer, blogger, and coffee lover living in Ottawa, Ontario. He is known for his blog, Farnam Street, which features writing on decision making, culture, and other subjects.

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Why you should avoid best-selling books

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The best way to take notes while reading

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How triangles revolutionized mapmaking

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5 ways to build a good relationship with anyone

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What Warren Buffett would say about your stressful work environment

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5 scientific secrets to high performance

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The five skills of disruptive innovators

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The secrets of happy families

Business

Inversion and the power of avoiding stupidity

Entertainment

5 books to read before your 30th birthday

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5 ways to get a better night's sleep

Business

How to filter out the nonsense at work

Business

Why your organization sucks at innovating

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The books that changed my life

Business

Big Finance's hyper-focus on frequency creates a blindspot on magnitude

Business

Practice makes perfect: Why you should rethink the way you train

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Important life lessons, courtesy of a Roman emperor

Business

Most of what you are going to do or say today is not essential

Health

Ancient wisdom for lifelong health

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Jeff Bezos's reading list

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Strategize smarter

Business

The secrets of working more efficiently

Business

11 surprisingly apt lessons from Machiavelli's The Prince

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