Short Reminder: Time is limited

Time is limited. Stop being sorry for what you're missing, because you are always missing something. It's just that some of those things are rubbed on your face more often than others, so they look valuable. You made a choice. Either by inaction, or by acting on limited information. You cannot be at two places … Continue reading Short Reminder: Time is limited

One mentor! Just one!

The internet became synonymous with information overload. The abundance of viewpoints is sure to confuse you on your quest to excel. Avoid having too many mentors at a time. Okay, "just one" is an exaggeration to catch you attention. But don't worry, this not one of those useless lists such as "ten things to look … Continue reading One mentor! Just one!

Meditation: the ancients can say “we told you so”

This is intended to be a scientific compilation of articles and reasons you should start meditating right now. There are at least two different types of meditation: 1) Focused attention: focusing on a prayer, mantra, emotion or repetitive phrase. The basis of all subconscious-reprograming techniques. 2) Open monitoring: focusing on your breath or heartbeat. Listening … Continue reading Meditation: the ancients can say “we told you so”

Run to the Hills when you see the following business advice

Run away when you see any of the following in no particular order: People who will teach you how to get rich but never started a single company. If there is no obvious product, guess what? You are the product. Run away from people who don't offer practical advice and dwell endlessly on feel good … Continue reading Run to the Hills when you see the following business advice

Who gave you your dreams?

Who gave you your dreams? From where they come from? Who plays with your dreams for profit? Why do you need so many things? Why the thing that will bring you happiness always change? Why satiety is a moving goal post? Is it an evolutionary device, to keep us moving towards that elusive piece of … Continue reading Who gave you your dreams?

A car tire made in the likeness of your lung

Michelin just released an awesome new model of tire   This is wheel and tire all at once. Biodegradable, 3D printed, sustainable and incredible. Did I mention it is AIRLESS? Yeah, an airless tire, thanks to an alveolar system, you know, just like the networks you got on your lungs. Meet the Vision: Michelin isn't … Continue reading A car tire made in the likeness of your lung

Difficult people are everywhere, and they think they are easygoing. Strategies to stay sane.

Yes, you read correctly. Lots and lots of people out there hard to please, deal or live with. In your job, at school, in all areas of life where there is a community. A quick glance at any social media reveals scores of them complaining about how they are misunderstood, how they are "true", or … Continue reading Difficult people are everywhere, and they think they are easygoing. Strategies to stay sane.

The potato, the egg and the coffee bean.

I really don't know how old this tale is, but it's an interesting one. It's a short story that illustrates how most people cope with stress, how it is timeless wisdom and why most people who share it are not being as helpful as they could. The story goes like that in one version: Once … Continue reading The potato, the egg and the coffee bean.

The “star child” elitist argument

You need to be born to do [insert cool trendy thing here, like entrepreneurship]. No you don't. Don't listen to these people. The carriers of the spechullness argument. That you need to be born special to achieve greatness​. Truth is, they want to feel better about themselves, and since no amount of money in the … Continue reading The “star child” elitist argument

Growth at all costs: the Uber delusion

Earlier this week, a scathing report was released damaging the reputation of Uber even further. A long report, with 47 bullet points of change. Most of the changes suggested are very tame, given the extent of the problems that range from sexual harassment (one wonders how dark is a company that on a meeting to … Continue reading Growth at all costs: the Uber delusion