Below, you’ll find a hand-picked selection of my best articles:

Should You Get that Certification?

Broadly speaking, coaching certifications are good. But they can become detrimental when the certification becomes more about signaling and status than learning.


A timeless reminder that sometimes the best thing we can do is take a step back. If you feel anxious, overwhelmed, or just generally tired, this is for you.

Trust the Power Law

An analysis of the 76ers’ drafts since 2010. The too long, didn’t read version is that Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons have outproduced every single other draft pick they’ve made combined. And that’s consistent with their goal of winning an NBA championship.

Answering the Contrarian Question

Billionaire founder of PayPal asks this question in every single interview: “What important truth do very few people agree with you on?”. In this article, I explained the thinking behind it and showed you what you can do to try to answer it yourself.

Building a DIY Second Brain

There are so many note-taking systems out there, but Tiago Forte’s Building a Second Brain course is the best there is. In this post, I piled together all of the best publicly available resources to help you build your own DIY version (instead of spending more than $1000 to take the course).