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I believe that people are capable, at any time in their lives, of achieving what they dream of. The problem is of focus. There are so many things, an infinite number of things, out there vying for our attention. Subtract, subtract, subtract, until you realize that the most important thing in your life is to … More

The Life I Don’t Remember, and the Life I Never Knew

Then: Pictures of me taking vodka shots with people I don’t talk to 3.5 years later. That is the life I hardly remember unless I look at the pictures. Thank god we took them. Now: My life is wonderful—maybe even perfect— right now. Sometimes it’s difficult to imagine colleagues going through a death of a … More The Life I Don’t Remember, and the Life I Never Knew

One Reason Why We Should All Keep a Long-Running Journal

Because the younger version of ourselves who has written down thoughts, ideas, etc. can teach our present selves. When I read over old journals, I recognize the innocence, curiosity, and endless passion (not to mention naivete) I once had. I wrote way more about what I was excited about at that time. Because I have not … More One Reason Why We Should All Keep a Long-Running Journal

Second Best

It’s never easy coming in second. I’ve put my time, energy, and thoughts into gaining something just to be rejected. What I’ve been learning time and time again is that time, energy, and thoughts are not enough to become the best. I have to spend that time and energy more efficiently than all my competition. … More Second Best

“i’m not good at telling stories.” all the more reason to tell stories. “i’m not good at expressing my thoughts.” all the more reason to write. – the two devils in my head

“Our time and energy and attention are our most precious assets. You don’t get to save those in a bank account, they are gone when you use them, and they are gone even if you waste them.” – Dave Asprey