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4 Ways Not Reading More Fiction Is Killing Your Productivity

4 Ways Not Reading Fiction is Killing Your Productivity

It may sound unreasonable to suggest adding more to your schedule — reading novels and short stories — could improve your productivity, but you’re missing a wonderful opportunity for improvement if literature is not part of your life. r

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Excellence: What It Is and How to Achieve It

We’re taught that ancient literature is great art, but that it doesn’t have anything to do with living our lives. The truth is that literature which has stood the test of time is great art exactly because it is about living our lives.

The best of these ancient works attempted to answer one question: How should you live your life? And that makes sense. After people move on from the question, how are we going to find food and shelter, they finally have the time to ask, how should we live our lives? r