Lately I’ve been seeing quite a few blog posts written by seasons professionals reflecting on their careers and all the advice they would have given their younger selves. Often given a title like “A letter to my younger self” or “Things I wish I knew when I was 20,” these reflections are equally thought provoking […]
Martin Scorsese’s newest film, Silence, takes a heart-wrenching look at the 17th century Jesuit missionary work in Japan. Two priests are faced with the troubling news that one of their own denounced God in the face of persecution. In response, they head to Japan to retrieve the truth. Silence, beautifully captures the real life struggles of […]
A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about my recent interest in minimalist lifestyles. While I want to reiterate that I do not consider myself to be a minimalist by any stretch, I’ve found a simple lifestyle with less material possessions to be attractive. Now as my awareness and interest in minimalism has increased, […]
We live in a drama-filled world, don’t we? Every where you look there’s some lofty, disingenuous, exaggerated, or tone-deaf statement being made in the form of advertising, television, your highly self-conscious coworker, or your Facebook feed. I went into Starbucks and on their menu board was a picture of a few drinks that said, “Crafted […]
A few weeks ago, I came across digital marketer Neil Patel’s article about letting go of his condo and most other material possessions in favor of living out of a suitcase. You can read the article here. It got the wheels in my mind turning and I started thinking – practically obsessing – over things […]
Back when I worked as a pay-per-click campaign specialist at a small agency, the meeting requests I received from platform sales people were few and far between. I didn’t have much in the way of capital or clout to sign up for a platform designed to make my job easier for a few grand a […]
Fairness is balance without weight. In its true form, it creates a frictionless environment where things like peace can thrive. Similarly humans desire fairness in a similar way to how they desire peace. Flaws in character do make it difficult to create fairness and selfishness often appears instead. However, when fairness exists, everyone can thrive.
Discipline is the commitment to a predetermined course. This course is an action or series of actions that take a person from one place or state to another. Discipline can be strengthened so that it begins to appear habitual for those who display it. Despite this appearance, discipline remains a choice for each and every […]