My suggestion is, whenever possible, ask yourself: What’s the smallest possible footprint I can get away with? What is the smallest possible project that is worth my time? What is the smallest group of people who I could make a difference for, or to? … [Read more...] about To Create Something Something Great, Start Extremely Small – Seth Godin’s Advice to You if You’re Just Starting Out
I've been rereading Tim Ferriss' Tools of Titans this past week and in my reading today this piece of advice from Derek Sivers to his 30-year-old self really spoke to me. When Tim asked Derek "what advice would you give to your 30-year-old … [Read more...] about Don’t Be a Donkey! – Derek Sivers’ Advice to His 30-Year-Old Self
Benjamin Disraeli once famously said: Man is not the creature of circumstances; circumstances are the creatures of men. It's the difference between being a passive victim/passenger in life versus being proactive and focusing committed action … [Read more...] about So Life’s Not Fair – But What Are You Going to do About It?
First let me apologize for the tongue twister of a title. I was trying to do my best if-Yoda-was-a-blogger impersonation ;-) How did I do? Nailed it? I thought so. Anyway...I think we can all agree, Yoda is a pretty wise fella. Between … [Read more...] about The Backwards Brain Bicycle – 5 Reasons Why Yoda Was Correct – You Must Unlearn What You Have Learned in Order to Truly Learn
Failure is part of life. To be human is to constantly fail and pick yourself up. Some people cannot accept this and so they figure that if they do not even start, they have no chance to fail. This is still a form of failure, known as failure by … [Read more...] about Failing is Just Another Name for Learning and Growing – 5 Timeless Lessons from 5 Legends
For those who are feeling unsatisfied with their jobs for whatever reason, as if there wasn't already enough reason for wanting to get out of the rat race, I recently came across this concept of "above/below the API" and I found it at once both … [Read more...] about Above / Below the API – A Future Ruled by our Robot Overlords?
If you follow me and know my story, I used to be what people would classify as "dumb." I had little knowledge and was pretty ignorant and naive about pretty much everything. I often had trouble understanding new concepts or would lose focus … [Read more...] about 7 Essential Ingredients to Become a Successful Entrepreneur