The Ant On A Horse

There’s no such thing as smooth sailing in life. From an early age, we get snapped out of our protective shell of childhood and we start to face the real world. Soon enough we’re faced with our physical, mental, and emotional limitations. Then we’re in full view of the obstacles the world puts on who […]

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It Clicks

What makes you feel alive? What is this thing that gives you pleasure, feeds your curiosity, entertains you, and into which you can lose yourself endlessly? If you can answer this question off the top of your head consider yourself lucky. The world is full of zombies who slip through life never to have really […]

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Your Source Of Power

Somewhere deep down there’s a part of you that you’ll never expose about yourself. A secret habit or a private obsession, perhaps, that you’re always worried it could be perceived as a weakness. The fear of shame or ridicule haunts you because your thing doesn’t exactly conform with the surrounding sentiment. As you go through […]

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À La Carte Mentors

These are the times of abundant knowledge. It used to be rather difficult for a person to seek guidance, or an apprenticeship under a scholar or a master. It was, and still is, a privilege to have someone provide you with a one-on-one time to pour wisdom and knowledge straight into your brain. An apprenticeship […]

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My Dad

My dad passed away four years ago. There hasn’t been a day since that I’ve forgotten what it feels like to lose my father. I remember one day in high school, ages ago, I lashed out at a kid, who must have done something to upset me, and called him a cuss word about his […]

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Optimism Requires Courage

Paying attention to political debate can be particularly fascinating when two opponents defend both sides of a single argument. Hundreds of movies and books explain to us that professional speech writers can find creative ways to sell you, the public, convincing reasons why you should support either side of the narrative. This is also one […]

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Do It Your Way

“Competition is for losers.” —Peter Thiel In his book coauthored with Blake Masters, the serial entrepreneur, and venture capitalist Peter Thiel makes the point that entrepreneurs need to create businesses where there is no competition and that they should always aim to be a monopoly. It was a brilliant performance in the movie “Margin Call,” […]

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Aimlessness As A Targeting Tool

You’re shooting yourself in the foot. You’re focusing on the issue of your desire with all of your energy and you’re still unable to get ahead. It’s time to understand what’s going on and how to deal with it. Hyper-intention is a concept mentioned in “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Victor Frankl. It’s when you […]

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Chameleons Rule The Universe

Change is inevitable. Nothing stays the same around you or even inside your own self. It’s a common theme in romantic comedies that the protagonist gets a lots negative reactions from their significant other because they’ve “changed.” Well, this is quite a stupid argument that you can hold against a person. People change all the […]

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