Thoughtfolio 98 — eight secrets to a fulfilled life, space toilets for women and the myth of the young entrepreneur.
What I’ve been reading this week…
The myth of the young entrepreneur. (5 mins) — hbr.org
The most successful entrepreneurs aren’t 20-somethings. In fact, the average age might surprise you. The rationale and research are wroth reading.
NASA has finally built a space toilet for women. (10 mins) — www.theatlantic.com
This is an insightful piece on how technology can overlook needs, as well as the ingenuity of space travel. It also speaks to some of the progress in gender diversity at NASA.
The eight secrets to a (fairly) fulfilled life. (7 mins)
If there was a way to calculate ‘total wisdom per words’, I think this article would score highly. I love the piece on selflessness being overrated: “More often than not, by doing your thing — as opposed to what you think you ought to be doing — you kindle a fire that helps keep the rest of us warm.”
“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” Buddha