May 27, 2021

Lacking Inspiration [67/365]

Tonight, I was having a hard time coming up with something to write about. I have been working all day, not really thinking about more than those technical details and I am left with no inspiration. Then I remembered that yesterday, I wrote about leaning into your obstacles to find support for you to grow. So I did, and this lack of inspiration turned into the topic I was looking for. Read more

May 26, 2021

Enjoying Hardships [66/365]

At times in your life, you will feel like you’re faced with a lot of obstacles that prevent you to make forward progress. It could be your job, your family situation, lack of money, lack of network. There are thousands of reasons you can find. Instead of seeing those as obstacles, try to turn them on their head and make them a positive. You have little time to work on your side project after work ? Read more

May 25, 2021

Focus Is Key [65/365]

In everything I do, there is one thing that can stop me completely from even trying: The fear of being disturbed. I think that once I focus on a task, I can just take it, slice it up, and get it done very quickly. The problem is to get to the focused state. If I get a message, or a notification every 5 minutes, it just will not be possible for me to get down to it. Read more

May 24, 2021

Easy Is Hard [64/365]

There are 3 levels of mastery of anything. First, you know nothing, and explaining the topic is only done in simple terms, shallowly, thus you get a simplistic explanation out. Then, at the intermediate level, you understand the topic better, but you can only explain it in complicated terms, in a long form way. Last, you get to a deep understanding of the topic. You understand the complicated parts, but are able to explain them in simple terms, and make most people understand it. Read more

May 23, 2021

Risks and Rewards [63/365]

You sometimes will have to take risks. Creating a new company, quitting your job, investing in cryptocurrencies, asking someone out. You take those risks because you are confident that the upside is worth more than the downside. But make sure to re-evaluate this balance often, if the risk is continuous. If you get to a point where you won’t be able to feed your family anymore, it may be time to dial down your risk exposure. Read more

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