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Hi friends, here is your weekly dose of “Simply Good Life”, a newsletter that tries to make your day a little bit better and help you to grow personally and professionally. Enjoy!

Why Should We Hire You?

I’ve learned a lot about pitching myself when I read this article. Learn how to answer the most common job interview questions like:

  1. Why should we hire you?
  2. How do you define your strengths and weaknesses? and
  3. What are your salary expectations for this job?
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Watch Bill Gates Give Brilliant 30-Second Answers To Common Job Interview Questionswww.forbes.com
Bill Gates shows NBA star Stephen Curry how to sound confident in job interviews.

Why Are People Homophobic?

Here’s another great BBC video answering the question “Why are people homophobic?”. If you want to understand why some people are against homosexuality watch this short video by Richard Beaven — a financial services director and LGBT activist.

Name the US States Quiz

In the last few weeks, the whole world has been talking about the election in the US. So how about testing your knowledge on the US states?

In the first link, you’ll be asked to name all of them (difficult).

In the second link, you’ll be asked to find all of them (much easier).

Enjoy!

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Geography Quiz / Name the US Stateswww.sporcle.com
Can you name the US states? Test your knowledge on this geography quiz and compare your score to others.

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Geography Quiz / Find the US Stateswww.sporcle.com
Can you find the 50 United States on a map? Test your knowledge on this geography quiz and compare your score to others.

I’m Not Wrong!

If you’re looking for the next book to read, here’s a list of 10 deeply fascinating books to become smarter. The one that I bought after reading this article is Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulz. In this book, Kathryn urges us to reassess our relationship with our own mistakes.

Reading the quote below from this book was eye-opening to me:

“A whole lot of us go through life assuming that we are basically right, basically all the time, about basically everything: about our political and intellectual convictions, our religious and moral beliefs, our assessment of other people, our memories, our grasp of facts. As absurd as it sounds when we stop to think about it, our steady state seems to be one of unconsciously assuming that we are very close to omniscient.

Which of these books fascinates you?

What is it that you’re reading now? Tell me below.

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10 Deeply Fascinating Books You Should Read If Your Goal Is To Become Smarter | by Thomas Oppong | Kaizen Habits | Oct, 2020 | Mediummedium.com

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Quote I Love

“Love is spelled T-I-M-E.”

I don’t think I’ve heard anything truer. Spending time with people we love — without being distracted — is the simplest way to show them our love.

I bet you’ll love the inspirational short video below about this quote.

What’s your favorite this week? Tell me below.

Have a great weekend!

Adam

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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.