A hunger for the knowledge of things grows in an incubator, not in the cold. What I wonder is, why does the incubator exist? What makes me different? I look around and see my peers struggling forward for more toys, more power. Me? I'm hungry for wisdom and knowledge. Why? Would I still hunger if … Continue reading “Do nothing which is of no use” -Miyamoto Musashi
This year I'm starting a tradition. I'm looking back on the year at what mistakes I've made, what I learned, and how I've grown. No plan forward, just looking back and learning. Here's what I have so far: Mistakes I've Made Not putting my physical health first. It's cliche, but important. Without physical health, we get … Continue reading Year Review: 2018
We hear it often. Making reading a habit has second order effects that propel us forward. That's the thing though: second order effects. We quickly forget them due to their submersed nature. Most multipliers are like that. Quiet, unseen, un-loved by most. Communication is a multiplier (or steroid) that all need in order to make … Continue reading Multipliers: Reading and Writing
Every day we show up whether we feel like it or not. Actually, it's better if we don't feel like it. It separates us from the rest, the chaff. It's widely underrated. Show up. Do the work.
"When can I be done?" We ask this during our 'education' years. "Someday, I'll be done. Then it'll be worth it." We fail to realize that most of our lives are spent in limbo. Spent, in the time between yesterday and our next goal. Those 5 minutes over there. This day off over here. That's … Continue reading When you are done.