Jordan B Peterson

Responsibility & Honesty: Lessons from Jordan Peterson

A psychologist and professor at the University of Toronto, Jordan Peterson's audience is 80% male (particularly young men). Peterson has speculated that he resonates with men because he encourages a philosophy of responsibility and achievement. A…
How to understand women

How to Understand Women - 3 Books That Help

When seeking to understand women you must ignore her words and focus on her actions. However, you can see her actions and still be baffled. So we turn to books. These three have been instrumental in my journey of deciphering female psychology. 1.…

Three Changes to the 10,000 Hour Rule

The 10,000 hour rule claims that to reach the top 0.01% level of skill you'll need 10,000 or more hours of practice. As a conceptualization of mastery this is a good idea. However, we must address several caveats. One can be unbelievably…
What is an alpha male

What is an Alpha Male?

Author Rollo Tomassi makes a good point: each man tends to define “alpha” differently. One guy defines alpha as confidence in social situations and a muscular physique. Another considers alpha to be emotional control and an intimate understanding…
33 Books to read before you die

33 Books to Read Before You Die

Happiness / Being Content 1. Mastery Mastery looks at intuition and the process of going from no skill to world class. It's also a case study of many famous/revered people and what their learning process looked like. Finally, Greene touches…
How to get a girl's phone number

How to Ask a Girl for her Number

Here's an effective way to get her number and increase the chance of a future meetup. Have a good conversation. If things are awkward and you don’t like each other there’s obviously no point in trying to see her again. Set up the…
How much money to travel abroad

How Much Money do you Need to Travel Abroad?

Less than you think. Most men who haven't traveled abroad have a skewed perception of the cost. I think there are several reasons why. Travel websites exaggerate the expense. They base their estimates on living in a hotel, taking taxis,…
How to have confidence

How to Have Confidence

Self-confidence comes from doing scary shit. If you stopped reading right now and did one thing that you're scared to do, you would notice a boost in your confidence. Here's why. Fear Holds us Back Anytime I refer to a “scary action”,…

The Tim Ferriss 80/20 Analysis

The 80/20 analysis works amazing. Consistently applied it can quickly increase your efficiency and also aid in your understanding of the world. Here's one way to apply it to your daily regimen. 1. Look at your to-do list. If you don't have…