Everyone says to "follow your passion." Others say to "find your purpose." But I say to find your Motivation. Everyone has passions, but it doesn't mean it should be your career. Let me give you some questions to ask yourself: Do you like to create? Create art, create music, or create things through various expressions. Do you … Continue reading Don’t Follow Your Passion, Find Your Motivation
What do Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Stephen Hawking have in common? They are all scared of AI. I am too, to a certain extent, but here’s my version of why. Humans learn by pattern recognition. You touch a hot coal which sends a pain signal to your brain, then you associate hot coals with pain. […]
I transposed this from Jocko Willink's podcast (ex-Navy Seal Commander). His answer to this question was so profound I just had to share it! Enjoy. Question: People always get into adversarial relationships with me. I've been told that I'm scary before, but never understood why. How do I maneuver around this without looking weak to appear … Continue reading Do You Rub People The Wrong Way?
People tell us to be "present in the moment" (popularized by Eckhart Tolle), but can't explain it without: 1) Using the word "present," 2) Teaching you some weird breathing technique, 3) And using hippy woo-woo language. Here is my practical interpretation for what it means to be present without any of those three! It makes sense to me, so yeah... you'll … Continue reading What it Means to be “Present”
The three pillars in any relationship are: Attraction - Physical and sexual attraction. Chemistry - Personality and conversational compatibility Values - Core values and lifestyle People prioritize these in different ways, but I believe all three are necessary for a good relationship. Maybe when I'm actually married, I'll change and update my views.. but for now, read … Continue reading The 3 Pillars of a Relationship
You think you're rich? Ask Mark Zuckerberg. You're poor? You're actually richer than most of the world. Too dark? Never an issue in Hawaii. Too pale? Go to Korea. Fat in Asia? Skinny in America. I can go on and on, but I don't need to because your mind already does that for you. We all make statements in … Continue reading The Endless Comparison… Everything is Relative.
Trying to prove yourself in a new environment, team, or project? Made a bad first impression? Meeting new owners or clients? Is someone frustrated at you? Are you too anxious? Whenever you are in that situation, I urge you to stop and employ the 1 Year Principle. The 1 Year Principle is this... Don't worry about … Continue reading Stop Being a Try-Hard… The 1 Year Principle