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Somebody once asked Warren Buffett about his secret to success. Buffett pointed to a stack of books and said,rnrn "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will..."rnrnWhen I first found this quote of Buffett's two years ago, something was wrong.rnrnIt was December 2014. I'd found my dream job. Some days, I would be there, sitting at my dream job, and I would think. My god what if I'm still here in 40 years? I don't want to die like this rnrnSomething wasn't right. I'd followed the prescription. Good grades. Leadership. Recommendations. College. Dream Job. I was a winner. I'd finished the race. Here I was in the land of dreams. But something was terribly, terribly wrong.rnrnrnin these last 2 years, I've read over 400 books cover to cover. That decision to start reading was one of the most important decisions in my life.rnrnBooks gave me the courage to travel. Books gave me the conviction to quit my job. Books gave me role models and heroes and meaning in a world where I had none.
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Negli ultimi trent'anni gli effetti del cosiddetto "parent involvement" sulla scuola e sulla vita dei propri figli sono stati catastrofici, malgrado tutte le convinzioni che abbiamo nutrito per anni l'unica soluzione è che lascino il campo agli insegnanti e al loro lavoro
It used to be common for parents to leave their young kids home alone after school but not today, at a time when overparenting is more the norm. What changed?
A crash course in social democracy.
What the stereotypical Victorians did to women is what stereotypical helicopter parents (or alarmist neighbors) do to children.
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