You know, that great idea for your next article, tweet or present for a friend you thought of the other day and then forgot about it? How many times has it happened to you? If you're lucky, it comes back to you, but usually not in the right moment.
Cognitive dissonance happens to us daily. It makes us uneasy and we then try to fight it by deluding ourselves. Usually, we can't do much about it. But what we can do is to acknowledge it and change our behaviour and thinking.
Being an Apple fan these days isn't easy. It's much better to be a Steve Jobs fan. A perfectionist visionary that constructed the life of technology we know today. This article isn't about the features and failures of the latest iPhone. It's about Steve Jobs.
For the last 6 months or so, I’ve been writing about getting better. But within this context of better, I also realised that there’s another vital thing to keep in mind and an area I want to devote more of my writing to. That is, focusing on yourself.
Equations are a way of understanding and explaining the world around us. But the most important one to truly understand is the compound interest equation. Easy to understand, broadly applicable, and capable of achieving remarkable results.