Lifelong learning Archives – Trajan King

CategoryLifelong learning

Investing for beginners


Financial literacy is important for anyone wanting to build wealth. During my years as a financial advisor, I was surprised by how little people knew about basic investing. Most people spend more time planning their annual vacations than they do their finances. Maybe that’s why Americans are so bad with money. I don’t blame them. Investing can seem really complicated when you start to...

Learning a Language Makes Your Trip 946% More Amazing!


Trajan King is an entrepreneur who has founded several companies, worked in Silicon Valley, has visited over 40 countries, lived around the world and speaks 7 languages. He writes about entrepreneurship, effective learning and language. The first word I ever learned in Italian was “uscita.” I arrived in the Rome airport in 2012 with a good friend, not knowing a single word. My friend and I had to...

Everything is F*cked: A book about hope


Summary: The world is better than ever before, yet people feel less hopeful than ever. Why? This book has a catchy title that disguises the fact that it’s a discussion about philosophy and the meaning of religions in our lives. We’re all in multiple religions and they’re the foundation of our culture. Religions include Christianity and Buddhism, Capitalism and Communism, Monday...

How Moving to Paris Improved My Life


Moving to Paris was one of the best things I’ve ever done, but it caused considerable anxiety.  It took some serious over-thinking and analyzing, thanks to some fears and unfounded trepidation.  But I’m so glad I did it because I learned a lot about myself and became fluent in French in just a few months.  In order to learn french using the best method I know of, immersion, I had to...

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Trajan King

Hey hey. I'm Trajan. I'm a minimalist entrepreneur who loves exploring the world (42 countries), learning new things (7 languages) and trying to get better every day (working on my backsquat).

I write about entrepreneurship and building an optimized and happy life through systems, good habits and scientific research.

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