Author Archives: Kent Thune

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5 Reasons to Avoid Lists (& 1 Reason to Read Them)

Have you ever noticed how common lists are? Why does it seem that almost every blogger in the blogosphere churns out list after list after list? How many times do we need to read “12 Ways to Have a Great Day”? What if you didn’t read this list? Would you still be able to have a great day? What if you spent the two minutes it took to read this list and simply made a list of your own? r

old man socks

Old Man Socks & the Wisdom of ‘Becoming Nobody’

“You spent the first half of your life becoming somebody.  Now you can work on becoming nobody, which is really somebody.  For when you become nobody there is no tension, no pretense, no one trying to be anyone or anything.  … r

Self Improvement

Is There Really Such a Thing as ‘Self Improvement’?

Can the self be improved? What is the self, anyway? Does the currently popular “self-help movement” really help us or is it a paradoxical diversion from our true self? I hope that you will help me in addressing these questions … r

attention deficit

Attention Allocation: Applying Portfolio Investment Strategy to Information Overload

Would you pay money for something without knowing the price? Not likely. Would you pay attention to something without knowing the price? Most of us do every day… In the information age, we have finger-tip access to a staggering amount … r