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…
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.
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!
In the process-of-progress, it's difficult for people to conceive in their mind the same outcomes that we have--our vision.
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?
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…
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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.
Establish your moral foundation, then not a moment sooner, or too long after, take up arms and join the war.
WE NEED TO BE INTENTIONAL ABOUT OUR AIM.
Is it worth it to sit down for a second time and follow up on a stray idea? Maybe.
On every idea? Absolutely not.
How do we know when to chase and when to stop?
An act of good character. Slap it on the resume, like a certification. Right? That'd be wonderful.
Unfortunately, it doesn't work that way.
Here are the 5 quotes that hung on handmade posters all over my bedroom for years, and are still hanging in my garage now, on the plywood wall between my stand-up work table and my pull-up bar. They may mean very little to you. They may change your life. If even one person experiences the latter, this post was worth it. I hope it sparks the fire in you. What are your daily inspirations?
I don't have time to spend on gratitude. I'm too busy.
There are no hard statistics on true impact.
Many high level performers have a self-regulated accountability system. Nobody has to tell them to work hard.
That said, what happens when your "goals" aren't enough and the honeymoon of "starting a new business" or "implementing the best daily routine ever" is over? You have to shift your perspective.
To become a master writer, one has to write. Over. And over. And over. If your work is not a reflection of you, it is not your work. Total immersion.
Your boss says you might get a promotion. A new business partnership is on the horizon. The admissions department rep thinks you'll get accepted to Harvard. They can all be agreed upon, and exciting to anticipate or daydream about, but…
New era, no collar. Why your physical appearance means less now than ever.