Blogs These are the blogs I read most. Derek Sivers All of Derek’s articles are super-short. No fluff. No BS. No images, popups, or distractions. But very insightful and helpful. James Altucher I don’t remember how I heard about James Altucher. But, somehow I came across his self-published book, Choose Yourself!, in 2013. It’s nothing […]Read The Post
My main goal in life is to deliver a college commencement speech.
I dream about this. I journal about it every morning. My daily affirmation is, “I will give a commencement speech before I die.” And I pray for it every night.
It’s gonna happen. In fact, I’ve already written the speech:
When life gives you lemons, you don’t have to make lemonade. You can make whatever the hell you want. You can throw them out and ask for something else – something less sour.
Don’t waste your only life doing something you don’t enjoy. Instead, find what you love – what keeps you up at night – and do more of that.
And don’t stop looking until you find it.
The whole delivery takes 27 seconds in my animated, engaging, monotone voice. I can do it in 21 seconds if I strip out the emotion.
The point isn’t to make anyone second-guess their major or career choice. I just want people to realize they don’t have to play it safe and stick to the script.
Instead, they can write their own script.Read The Post
We’ve heard this all our lives. Or at least I have, thanks to Paula Abdul and that creepy cartoon cat.
It’s an old saying, and it makes sense—for magnets. But for the way we normally use it, it’s too simple.Read The Post
This is the true story of how a Silicon Valley billionaire orchestrated—and succeeded in—a plot to bankrupt and destroy the gossip website, Gawker.
Author Ryan Holiday was granted access to all the key players involved in this case. And if you think conspiracies only happen in shady government back rooms, this play-by-play account will change your mind.
Check out my full review or buy it on Amazon.Read The Post
The world is changing faster than we can keep up. New technologies and innovations are turning industries on their heads, and it’s hard to know what we should pay attention to and what we should ignore.
But this doesn’t have to be scary. In fact, I think the next 30 years of innovation are going to improve the lives of everyone in the world.
We just need the right mindset and approach to navigate the chaos.Read The Post