A few days before Christmas I found this amazing Twitter thread:
It's a list of 10 questions that did, in fact, spark interesting dinner conversation! We had a few family members over (our quarantine pod during COVID) and we went through the list together!
One of the questions that stood out to me was:
This was the first time I ever heard the phrase "content diet". The question sort of had me spinning at first. I read a lot. But I don't read a lot that I would consider "upper limit" content. I read blog posts, news articles, a few books and every once in a long while I read something that blows my mind. If David Brooks is right, I'm not doing myself enough favors!
Adding an upper limit book
I decided that I should, at any given time, be consuming some content that feels upper limit. I enjoy reading blog posts and news articles, so I'm not going to cut down on them. But I do want to always be reading one thing that is dramatically improving my content diet.
What upper limit content am I reading right now?
I figured working through a great book at all times would give me a constant upper limit and would therefore improve my mind! 😅
Never far from a great idea
I'm never far from a good idea.
The entire interview is great. He talks about building a platform, the power of good habits and finding your own voice.
What is your upper limit?
I'm not a huge fan of life hacking or self help content. But, the theory of maximum taste resonated with me. Also, surrounding myself with amazing books sounds like a fun idea! What do you all think? Do you believe in David's theory? What do you to do improve your content diet? Message me on
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