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  • Zettelkasten in Logseq – #9 My Experience
    Greetings and welcome to the ninth blog post of: My Experience. In the blog series I give insight into how I apply knowledge gained. For more information about this series click here. In this blog post I describe my experience with Zettelkasten in Logseq. Currently I am using Obsidian, but I am always on the lookout to try new software. So I can give you an idea of how I would make a Zettelkasten using different software. For every post I will come to a short conclusion where I outline the strong points and points for improvement, based on my …

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  • The Power of Habit: summary & application – #8 My Experience
    Greetings and welcome to the eighth blog post of: My Experience. In this blog series I give insight into how I apply knowledge gained. For more information about this series click here. In this blog post I will describe the most important concepts from the book: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business (as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases) Additionally I will tell you about my experience with the lessons from this book, specifically how my Zettelkasten process was influenced. Introduction What attracted me to this book in the first …

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  • Market Efficiency – #11 Podcast of the Week
    Welcome to the eleventh blog post of: Podcast of the Week. Thanks for reading this post! If you have not yet: please check out the other Podcast of the Week blog posts: link. This blog post is about market efficiency. What is the efficient market hypothesis, how does it work and what misconceptions are there about it. In this post we will explore these questions. Introduction I think market efficiency is an important subject to understand for every investor, because it explains how the market reacts to new information. In combination with the model of market equilibrium (how assets are …

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  • How to Take Smart Notes – #7 My Experience
    Greetings and welcome to the seventh blog post of: My Experience. In this blog series I give insight into how I apply knowledge gained. For more information about this series click here. In this blog post I describe the core concepts of the book: How to Take Smart Notes by Sönke Ahrens. Introduction to Zettelkasten There is “Zettelkasten – the ultimate guide” here you can find all our zettelkasten content. I made this guide for those who are new to zettelkasten and look for a proper introduction. It also contains links to posts about my experience with applications for zettelkasten, …

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  • My favorite stoicism podcast – #10 Podcast of the Week
    Welcome to the tenth blog post of: Podcast of the Week. Thanks for reading this post! If you have not yet: please check out the other Podcast of the Week blog posts: link. This blog post is about practicing stoicism, more specifically about a stoicism podcast that can help us achieve this. How can we adopt stoic principles in day to day life? What can we learn from the old Stoics? In this post we will explore these questions. Introduction Stoic Coffee Break Several years ago Erick Cloward discovered stoicism, he came to understand that it is not just someone …

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  • Four Thousand Weeks – #9 Podcast of the Week
    Welcome to the ninth blog post of: Podcast of the Week. Thanks for reading this post! If you have not yet: please check out the other Podcast of the Week blog posts: link. This blog post is about Oliver Burkeman’s new book: Four Thousand Weeks. Why do I recommend this podcast episode? Four thousand weeks. The amount of time it takes to become eighty years of age, for western countries this is roughly the average life expectancy. The basic idea of expressing this amount in weeks is striking. Oliver set out to make a contrarian productivity book, which states “We …

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  • Zettelkasten in Zettlr – #6 My Experience
    Greetings and welcome to the sixth blog post of: My Experience. In this blog series I give insight into how I apply knowledge gained. For more information about this series click here. In this blog post I describe my experience with Zettelkasten in Zettlr. Introduction to zettelkasten There is “Zettelkasten – the ultimate guide” here you can find all our zettelkasten content. I made this guide for those who are new to zettelkasten and look for a proper introduction. It also contains links to posts about my experience with applications for zettelkasten, including: Obsidian, Evernote, OneNote and Notion. The zettelkasten …

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  • Decoding Greatness – #8 Podcast of the Week
    Welcome to the eighth blog post of: Podcast of the Week. Thanks for reading this post! If you have not yet: please check out the other Podcast of the Week blog posts: link. This blog post is about decoding greatness. Why do I recommend this podcast episode? There are a different stories we hear about success when we grow up. Most of the these fall in two narratives. The first one is the story of talent. Everyone has specific strengths, they can unlock their potential by doing the things that are relying on these strengths. The second story is that …

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  • Science of Behavior Change – #7 Podcast of the Week
    Welcome to the seventh blog post of: Podcast of the Week. Thanks for reading this post! If you have not yet: please check out the other Podcast of the Week blog posts: link. This blog post is about the science of behavior change. Why do I recommend this podcast episode? Do you have to cope with the difference between your present self and ideal self? I certainly do. My ideal self works out every day, but my present self rather sleeps or watches TV. It can be hard to set boundaries. This is a constant struggle, to be the best …

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  • Zettelkasten in Obsidian – #5 My Experience
    Greetings and welcome to the fifth blog post of: My Experience. In this blog series I give insight into how I apply knowledge gained. For more information about this series click here. In this blog post I describe my experience with Zettelkasten in Obsidian For those who want to know more about my experience with other applications for zettelkasten, including: Evernote, OneNote and Notion. There is “Zettelkasten – the ultimate guide” here you can find all our zettelkasten content: The zettelkasten blog posts are the most read posts of the website. Know Act Invest Readers want to know how to …

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  • Stop Overthinking – #6 Podcast of the Week
    Welcome to the sixth blog post of: Podcast of the Week. Thanks for reading this post! If you have not yet: please check out the other Podcast of the Week blog posts: link. This blog post is about overthinking, specifically how to stop overthinking. I think everyone has experienced overthinking in their lives. I certainly have. It can result in delaying or stopping you from taking action. By example I have long thought about starting this blog, I was thinking about: Will people read my blog posts? Are the subjects interesting for the target audience? What if my content is …

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  • Zettelkasten in Notion – #4 My Experience
    Greetings and welcome to the fourth blog post of: My Experience. In this blog series I give insight into how I apply knowledge gained. For more information about this series click here. In this blog post I describe my experience with Zettelkasten in Notion. For those who want to know more about my experience with other applications for zettelkasten, including: Evernote, OneNote and Obsidian. There is “Zettelkasten – the ultimate guide” here you can find all our zettelkasten content: These are the most read blog post of the website. Know Act Invest Readers want to know how to use Zettelkasten. …

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  • Zettelkasten in OneNote – #3 My Experience
    Greetings and welcome to the third blog post of: My Experience. In this blog series I give insight into how I apply knowledge gained. For more information about this series click here. As a matter of fact, in this blog post we try Zettelkasten in OneNote. For those who want to know more about my experience with other applications for zettelkasten, including: Evernote, Obsidian and Notion. There is “Zettelkasten – the ultimate guide” here you can find all our zettelkasten content: In the first My Experience blog post I describe my experience with the Zettelkasten note taking system in Evernote. …

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  • How to apply Early Retirement Extreme – #2 My Experience
    Greetings and welcome to the second blog post of: My Experience. In this blog series I give insight into how I apply knowledge gained. For more information about this series click here. In this blog post I will shed some light on the aspects of the Early Retirement Extreme (ERE) philosophy. The ones I think add sufficient value to be adopted. Furthermore, how I have done this. This will answer the central question: How to apply Early Retirement Extreme?. In the fifth edition of Podcast of the Week, I explored the key principles behind Early Retirement Extreme. It is the …

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  • Early Retirement Extreme – #5 Podcast of the Week
    Welcome to the fifth blog post of: Podcast of the Week. Thanks for taking an interest! If you have not yet: please check out the other Podcast of the Week blog posts: link. This blog post is about Early Retirement Extreme (ERE), which you could call the philosophy behind the FIRE movement. We will learn more about the philosophy and its underlying principles. The podcast episode is an interview with the founder of ERE, Jacob Lund Fisker. Mad Fientist The podcast is by Mad Fientist, Brandon Ganch. He started a blog about financial independence in early 2012. Firstly to develop …

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  • Developing Charisma – #4 Podcast of the Week
    Welcome to the fourth blog post of: Podcast of the Week. Thanks for taking an interest! If you have not yet: please check out the other Podcast of the Week blog posts: link. Hopefully you have had a great Christmas, have you seen our Christmas card yet?: Check it out on our Instagram. This blog post is about how developing charisma can help you reach financial goals. This recommendation is a bit different. In the last podcast of the week, the podcast was about becoming financially independent and dealing with reaching FI. Using this podcast episode I would like to …

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  • Retire Early with Passive Income – #3 Podcast of the Week
    Welcome to the third blog post of: Podcast of the Week. Thanks for taking an interest! If you have not yet: please check out the other Podcast of the Week blog posts: link. This blog post is about the possible ways to retire early with passive income. Rachel Richards will tell us about her journey to financial independence. In essence, we will discover what we can learn from her situation. Money Tree Investing The third podcast that I recommend is from the Money Tree Investing Podcast. I have been listening to this podcast for the past three weeks. This podcast …

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  • Zettelkasten in Evernote – #1 My Experience
    Greetings and welcome to the first blog post of: My Experience. In this blog series I give insight into how I apply knowledge gained. For more information about this series click here. As a matter of fact, in this blog post we put Zettelkasten in practice using Evernote. For those who want to know more about my experience with other applications for zettelkasten, including: Obsidian, OneNote and Notion. There is “Zettelkasten – the ultimate guide” here you can find all our zettelkasten content: In the second Podcast of the Week post (Link), I wrote about the Zettelkasten note taking system. …

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  • The Art of Learning – #2 Podcast of the Week
    Welcome to the second blog post of: Podcast of the Week. Thanks for taking an interest! If you have not yet: please check out the first blog post, it’s about how your personality affects your finances: Link to first blog post. This blog post will help you master the art of learning. It will give you some concrete takeaways to put in practice. The second podcast that I recommend is from The Dough Roller Money Podcast by Rob Berger. This show is about personal finance and financial freedom. I have been listening to this podcast for the past six months. …

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  • What is your financial personality? #1 Podcast of the Week
    Welcome to the first blog post of: Podcast of the Week. Thanks for taking an interest! In this blog post we discover how your personality affects your finances. This can help you determine your financial personality, and act based on that. Besides, for other podcast recommendations, check out the Podcast of the Week page. Afford Anything The first podcast episode one that I recommend is from the Afford Anything Podcast. This show is run by Paula Pant. She interviews experts from many fields about decision-making, productivity, mastering your career, money and life. Her articles and podcast episodes revolve around mastering …

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