Shane Parrish on Curating Your Life

Podcast – Shane Parrish: Curating your life:

"Curating your life, being a wisdom seeker, and why you need to be serious about reading:
  • Curation as a personal development and business development strategy.
  • We are all curators, and we are all constantly curating our life as well as curating “the next hour.”
  • How the process of curation builds loyalty and trust. And how you can do the same."
content curation American English definition and synonym | Macmillan Dictionary"Content curation has now come to mean the act of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a coherent way, organized around a specific topic(s). However, unlike automated services (such as Google News), the essential difference of curation is that there's a human being doing the sifting, sorting, arranging, and publishing."

The podcast discussion touches on Google search and its algorithmic curation versus human curation and discovery.

"Shane Parrish is the mind behind Farnam Street ... Shane describes himself as an entrepreneur, author, and wisdom seeker. That simple description however, fails to capture the volume of content he curates. He reads hundreds of books a year on subjects ranging from art and history to philosophy and math. His weekly email, dubbed Brain Food, goes out to over 55,000 subscribers. And he recently launched Re:Think a series of workshops aimed at disrupting the status quo..." (read more at intrepidnow.com )

domain name: farnamstreetblog.com

Yes, we are all curators, but some, like Shane Parrish, truly excel at curation. Domain Mondo recommends both Farnam Street and IntrepidNOW (source of the above embedded podcast).

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