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I am Keith Ledig, host of the Super Smart Guy podcast. My passion is to research and explore subjects in the areas of  health, wealth, and relationships. Then I talk about it in the podcast. Optimize your performance in life. Don’t just be yourself, be your best self.

I’m here to SHIFT your paradigm.

Recent Content

1511, 2017

Stephen Covey, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – 117

November 15th, 2017|

Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 1 - Be Proactive You choose your life Take responsibility in your life Circle of Influence and Circle of Concern proactive vs. reactive Own it, then you can change it. No excuses allowed! Between the stimulus and the response is your greatest power--you have the freedom to choose your response [...]

2410, 2017

The Happiness of Pursuit – 116

October 24th, 2017|

The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life by Chris Guillebeau The book is not about happiness or how to become so. It's about the ambition of the pursuit and the desire to do whatever it took to keep going. Some quests take years or even decades to complete. "Deciding to improve one's life, [...]

1110, 2017

Learn To Predict The Future – 115

October 11th, 2017|

I have been obsessed with predicting the behavior of other drivers on the road. Call it a hobby when I am bored driving. It's actually a lot of fun and I have become fairly good with determining what other drivers will do next based on their current behavior and past behavior of other drivers. These tips will help you predict [...]

2209, 2017

You Are A Badass! – 114

September 22nd, 2017|

Jen Sincero writes in her book You are a Badass about tips on how to be successful in life. Comparing this book to Subtle art of Not Giving a F*ck, I would say that Badass has less actionable advice for the advanced personal developer. However Badass is still a great book for the beginner, and written by a woman it [...]

609, 2017

10 Quick Storm Prep Tips – 113

September 6th, 2017|

Last minute pro tips: 1. 5 gallon buckets (available at Lowes and Home Depot for example) are great for use in storing water, food, or used as a latrine. A potty seat is available at camping stores that fit on top of the bucket. Lids are available that make the buckets pretty much waterproof. You can also store non-food items [...]

2808, 2017

Optimize Reading Retention – 112

August 28th, 2017|

Skim the material beforehand If you are familiar with the subject, or have prior knowledge that can be associated with the new knowledge, the new material will be retained more effectively. immerse yourself in the material. Don't read with the TV on. Read with deliberate practice. Take notes repeat the material to remember better teach it to others, or prepare [...]

2107, 2017

What If There Was No Tomorrow? – 110

July 21st, 2017|

Pontifications More apologies for lateness, I've been sick lately. Also I've been working on my other podcasts: The Confirmation Bias podcast and Every Day Prepper New car fiasco - I bought a new Honda Accord V6 Touring just to find that it makes some whining/ringing noise at highway speeds. The dealer heard the noise but could not fix [...]

2106, 2017

The Secret To Success – 109

June 21st, 2017|

Originally it was thought that the predictor of a person being successful was IQ. Traditional intelligence is a critical factor to being successful, however there are some attributes to intelligence that can lead to ones downfall. One is ego. Ego is the enemy. Also Tetlock in Superforecasting determined that the most intelligent forecasters were not necessarily the most accurate. IQ [...]

206, 2017

The Signal and the Noise – 108

June 2nd, 2017|

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't by Nate Silver Nate silver writes on his blog about sports and political forecasting. Most economists try to predict too accurately and are too confident about their skills. Every prediction always needs the proper assessment of a human being. You can use Bayes’ theorem to account for [...]

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