Every day you wait is another day you won't get back. When you don't feel like getting out of bed in the morning. When you don't feel like going to the gym today. When you don't feel like studying. When you don't feel like eating … [Read more...] about When You Don’t Feel Like It…
One of the key traits of successful people is having a growth mindset. Lots has been written about the importance of having a growth mindset and maybe I’ll write something more about it in the future. But not today. I find that so many times it … [Read more...] about Is Closed-Mindedness Unconsciously Sabotaging Your Success? – Ray Dalio’s 7 Signs of a Closed-Minded Person
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
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?