Adam’s 5 Finds — Minimalism Blog | Career Advice For Young People

Adam Egger
2 min readJul 21, 2017

Hi friends,

This is the second vacation edition of my weekly newsletter.



Favorite Blog

I learned almost everything about minimalism and essentialism from Leo Babauta, the author of the zen habits weblog. If you’re interested in simplifying your life read his blog or just take a look at his latest article: The Clean-as-You-Go Principle.

What Do People Look At?

If you have ever wondered about eye-gaze, you will find this article super fascinating. The interesting startup Sticky does eye-tracking analysis for brands and the results are just surprising!

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Eye-tracking Heat Maps May Reveal What People Really Care About — Science of
Have ever wondered about eye-gaze? Yep, so have we. And eye-tracking heat maps may reveal what people really care about.

Career Advice For Young People

This is a career advice I always give young people.

Always focus on several passions in your life and become very good at two or more things. The combination of these two things will make yourself rare. So combine two pretty goods until no-one else has your mix!

Scott Adams’ Career Advice

Incredible Species

Please watch this incredible footage of a desert locust swarm, captured for the BBC’s Planet Earth and narrated by Sir David Attenborough.

Their eggs can remain in the ground for twenty years. Considering that an adult Locust can eat its entire body weight everyday, it’s hardly surprising that a huge plague measuring 40 miles wide will devour everything its path.

Quote I Love

“I never allow myself to have an opinion on anything that I don’t know the other side’s argument better than they do.”
— Charlie Munger

This is probably the hardest advice to follow. Do you always try to learn why the others might be right? Do you try to know more about things you don’t believe in before starting a debate?

Have you ever tried?

Have a good Friday all




Adam Egger

Helping with Innovation, Transition and Growth | Strategy and Innovation can be fun and simple | Working at @softwareag. A minimalist living a good life.