My DFW rabbit hole started with his “This is Water” commencement speech (worth a watch on YT - posted at the bottom of this page) and trailed on for hours after that. From what it looks like, a lot of…
Contrary to what we think when there's a massive to-do list stacked in front of us, taking the time for thoughtful planning and organization will ultimately us more time, it does not steal it away.
The need for specific skill sets fluctuates with the overall need of the economy. At scale, that need has been digital skills. It's no wonder millennials face a roller coaster of emotions when deciding on 'developing a set of skills'…
"A prudent question is one half of wisdom."Francis Bacon To consider, act, and show care for our current and future selves is a prudent way of thinking. To improve, we start by admitting that we do not know all that…
Why is it that when we reward ourselves, we are almost always choosing to do things that are only a reward in the short-term? Good workout today? Reward thyself: Cake and Ice Cream Result: must commit to a grueling workout…
So, this isn't really a "secret" anymore, but there are far too many folks who I run into that LOVE LIVING A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE, but have NEVER HEARD this (seriously? you're missing out on $ and health), so I decided…
Defining areté: how can we define something with such dense meaning?
To fly, we need wings. To begin to fly, feet! Think, every flying thing has feet or wheels, yes? Birds, planes, insects, people with jetpacks. Thus he cried, "I traded my feet for wings! No doubt a mistake, but why?…
Each in their own world, like so many others, these men might find a consistent joy.
Imagine taking every social construct we know to be true, and duplicating it with a digital reality. Each platform like a new dimension. We can be whomever we choose to be, and not one world needs to have likened carry over.
Whether it's to level-up and improve your already successful design or if you desperately need to make some changes, Tony outlines some of the necessary steps. They're harder to implement than they look, but the first step is knowing what you have to do.
The best players of these games are treated like celebrities. Many of the most notable ones are making well into the millions of dollars on endorsement deals and tournament prizes.
"More than 360 million people watched a livestream of a 2017 "League of Legends" eSports competition."
To be an effective leader, we have little choice in this.
Tired of our things breaking in 2 days.
We should trade our plastic for steel. Spend a little more $ on items that will last!
They're the uniforms we wear, the arenas we play in, but they are not the sport. We compete in the boundaries of the sport, but our play has limitless expression!
I can't give you a guide for every unique step, but understanding THE CONCEPT of incremental progress is a must.
In the process-of-progress, it's difficult for people to conceive in their mind the same outcomes that we have--our vision.
George Raveling stated, something along the lines of, "Not only is it OK to be mentored-from-afar, but it's something we should all be doing."
Never are we more resourceful than when the toilet paper is running out. We get by cleaning our bum with 2-3 (sometimes thin) squares-per-wipe. It's impressive, really. Yet, time and time again, we overuse TP when it's in abundance --…
It's a blueprint to follow, but not a set of commandments. If we feel like we're eternally damned for not following routine (which is common), then no routine is going to work in our favor anyway. It has to be firm enough, but also adaptable and flexible, because our lives demand that. Too rigid, and a routine can be harmful.
Automation is about saving time, right? What exactly are we saving time for?
Rejection isn’t so bad.
My houseplants taught me a valuable lesson. What's the key to being a successful houseplant-parent? Is persistence the key to successfully raising houseplants? That sounds busy. Nobody has enough persistence in their tank after work, family, and other life passions…
Did you beg your parents to let you join the band? No? I didn't either. Others may have, but to my knowledge, taking intense musical lessons was not highly sought after by my elementary and middle school peers. It's peculiar…
A beautiful poem written in the early 10's by Jakob Gollon and edited over the years until finally settling on this version in 2018.
From June 1 - June 10, we set out for Ireland with almost no plans other than the plane tickets that we booked, and we had the time of our lives.
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How simple is that? Just to be alive.
People reproach us for discovering it. Is it jealousy?
But we must be unapologetic in that feeling.
You can’t be ashamed of that.