Blaming someone or something else for what happened is easy, but we do not affect that. Making ourselves accountable, however, is tough, but in my experience, beneficial. We affect ourselves.
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.
Every day, we can choose how we feel and what we do. We can affect our mood and actions for better or for worse. More often than not we're stuck in our own mindset, refusing to escape it.
Bullet Journal is a notebook that strives to replace your phone's to-do list and notes and keep everything in one place chronologically. It's a medium for emptying my head to focus on what matters.
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.
Many successful people say that one cannot succeed without failure first. It's very similar in big industries such as aviation and healthcare. But that doesn't mean that you cannot include it in your lifestyle. Quite the opposite - you should.
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.
Lebron James is arguably one of the best basketball players of all time. He entered the NBA at the age of 18, straight out of high school. He's also considered incredibly talented. Yes, genes determine our lives in many ways. So does our talent. But that cannot be all.