What Is The Happiest Profession In America? The Answer May Surprise You

Earlier this month, Bloomberg released the results of a survey designed to find the happiest occupations in the United States. The results were surprising and revealing. Firefighters came out on top, scoring a 9 of 10 on the job satisfaction scale. Pediatricians were not far behind. Tied for fourth were communications professors and guidance counselors. […]

Checklists Can Help Us Make Better Decisions — But Only When We Use Them Mindfully

In the ten years since Dr. Atul Gawande published The Checklist Manifesto, the use of checklists has proliferated in fields from medicine to investing. Gawande, a surgeon, made a particular focus on the benefits of checklists in hospitals, where they have been credited with saving lives. Charlie Munger, Warren Buffet’s right-hand man, advocates using checklists […]