August 22, 2016 ISSUE #36 Dana’s Weekly Roundup Hi everyone! Seth Godin writes one post per day. He has the awesome talent and skill of saying a lot with a few words. Great commencement address from the rebel economist Nassim Taleb in my Alma Mater Enjoy! Dana Maine Coon Cat photographed by Robert Sijka. TAKE ACTION Psychology has identified three mindsets shared by people who actually follow through on their goals How did I evolve from a self-proclaimed couch potato to endurance athletics enthusiast? I learned how to change my attitude. MKTG Marketing in four steps The first step is to invent a thing worth making, a story worth telling, a contribution worth talking about. IRL Commencement Address, American University in Beirut, 2016 Dear graduating students, This is the first commencement I have ever attended (I did not attend my own graduation). Further, I have to figure out how lecture you on success when I do not feel successful yet –and it is not false modesty.