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Former Spy: How To Use Fear To Your Advantage | Shane Parrish

Former Spy: How To Use Fear To Your Advantage | Shane Parrish

Update: 2023-08-23
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Spies know a thing or two about focus. Shane Parrish worked for Canadian Intelligence before turning his attention full-time to the Farnam Street blog. The blog is read by top CEOs and financial leaders to improve their decision making and think smarter. In this episode he’ll tell you how to hack your day for maximum focus and productivity - and how to harness your everyday fears to make you a better, more successful individual.

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00:00 It’s like I was naked on stage

00:26 What does focus mean to you?

03:47 How to increase your focus

07:05 How to help your children keep focus?

20:26 A little bit of fear can be a good thing!

26:21 How to make the right decisions?

31:40 Your body has an intelligence to it

37:56 What do you want to be remembered for?

49:40 How do you define success?

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Links:

The Knowledge project podcast 

Farnam Street Blog (FS Blog): Creating a decision journal 

FS Blog - Great mental model books

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Former Spy: How To Use Fear To Your Advantage | Shane Parrish

Former Spy: How To Use Fear To Your Advantage | Shane Parrish

Sarah Ann Macklin