Unsplash Over the last 13 years, I have moved 10 times. From multiple trips, cars, boxes, and rental trucks, there were costs to picking up and going somewhere else. Thousands of dollars were spent. Every time, I upsized, I accumulated more stuff. Every time, I downsized, I donated and sold stuff. I spent more when … Continue reading Owning stuff is a trap – why we always fill time and space with stuff
There are more than 100 biases (188 according to an exhaustive infographic⁴). I’m going to focus on five common biases, share what they are, and how to avoid them.
Follow your ikigai. There is a passion inside you, a unique talent that gives meaning to your days and drives you to share the best of yourself until the very end. If you don’t know what your ikigai is yet, your mission is to discover it.
This is an article of scraps and morsels on many points to sharpen your writing — collected from On Writing Well book.
Skin in the Game book notes. I just finished reading Skin in the Game. I wanted to share some notes that spoke to me and might speak to you as well.
Compressing wisdom into directives — (“Do this.”) — is so valuable, but so rarely done. It feels arrogant and imperial to tell people what to do. Who am I to order people around? On the other hand, who am I not to? It’s useful to people, so do it.Derek Silvers 1. How to be useful … Continue reading Notes from the “do this” directives by Derek Silvers
Over the last 15 years, I’ve had all type of commutes. A 10 minutes walk commute. A 30 minutes drive or public transit, a 90 minutes combination of driving and public transit commute. They all start benign and longer the commute, faster they burn me out. My commute whether short or long always bothered me … Continue reading From Hating to Looking Forward to My Commute