It’s Not Working

I was listening to the “Infinite Loops” podcast by one of my favorite people on Twitter ever, Jim O’Shaughnessy, on the episode he had with David Perell. Jim was just telling us about how he had a bad experience with a school teacher who got angry at him for reading an entire book without being […]

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No More Mr. Nice Guy

You’re not doing yourself any favors by putting yourself at the end of the line behind everyone else in your life. The reason people say that nice guys finish last is that they do. Nice guys tend not to ask for what they want and no one will ever give you anything unless you ask […]

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Creativity Merry-Go-Round

Creativity could very well be the highest-paying skill in the world. It’s narrowly defined when it’s limited to those who associate with entertainment industries like actors, singers, writers, etc. In reality, the umbrella of creativity is widely spread above most disciplines and professions. There’s an element of creativity in everything that you do. As a […]

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Path Superiority

“No man ever steps in the same river twice. For it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” —Heraclitus There’s no magic formula to winning. All the recipes for success famous people are preaching to you are their own and cannot be duplicated identically. You keep talking to friends, following mentors, reading […]

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North Star

Have you ever really thought about what provides the overarching personal compass that points out the right way for you in life? Have you ever considered trying to figure out the meaning of life and what are the principles that give you a sense of mission in the world? In a world so spiritually disconnected […]

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Get Off The Train

The lucky ones figure out their path in life early on. How that came about is sort of irrelevant if you’re on the right track where everything seems to be happening ‘for you’ instead of ‘to you,’ despite all the challenges you have to go through. On each train, there’s at least one lost soul […]

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Core Strengths

Alright. I think it’s about time we try to settle the great debate between those who say “Follow Your Passion” and the others who say “Be Disciplined and Do Things You’re Great At.” I don’t know about you, but from where I’m standing there’s no discernable difference. I honestly don’t understand what the fuss is […]

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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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