Ken Zinser

Useful and overlooked skills


Morgan Housel in a blog post for Collaborative Fund. Highlights below—check out the full post for context and color. (via Dense Discovery)

Accepting a certain degree of hassle and nonsense when reality demands it.

Calibrating how much you wanting something to be true affects how true you think it is.

Respectfully interacting with people you disagree with.

The ability to have a 10-minute conversation with anyone from any background.

Getting to the point.

Diplomatically saying “No.”

Respecting luck as much as you respect risk.

Also this

“If you can’t use your legs and they bring you milk when you wanted orange juice, you learn to say ‘that’s all right,’ and drink it.”

—Franklin D. Roosevelt