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Weekly Wisdom Newsletter #27

Published Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Hi All!

This week's newsletter focuses on self-understanding. Here are this week's chosen learning points:

  1. The Four Tendencies: Everyone falls into one of four "tendencies", which determines how you respond to inner expectations (like a fitness goal) and outer expectations (like work deadlines). Understanding the tendencies will help you get more out of yourself and others. I highly suggest reading a short summary I wrote here. Perhaps the most important thing I learned is that 41% of the population needs outer accountability to meet inner goals.

  2. The Big 5 Personality Traits: While there's an endless number of personality traits, there's five big categories represented by OCEAN: Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism. To understand your personality better, you can take a free test here.

  3. Quote I'm pondering: "One can have no greater or smaller mastery than mastery of oneself." -Leonardo Da Vinci

Here are this week's recommended actions:

  1. Learn about your tendency and identify the tendencies of those around you.

  2. Find out your Big Five test results.

If you think someone else would find this newsletter useful, please forward it to them. Thanks, and have a wonderful week ahead!

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