Entries tagged "Thoughts"

August 23, 2020 Growth is admitting where one is wrong. Growth is changing your beliefs. Growth is challenging your beliefs. Growth is rewriting your narrative August 9, 2020 8 Billion Perspectives The global population as of right now is approaching 8 billion. 8 Billion. 8 Billion perspectives. 8 billion ways of living. 8 billion priorities. July 10, 2020 The Modern Job Market The modern job market is akin to the modern NBA. In the NBA, the players have the power. The players who hone their skills and strive for impact June 21, 2020 Envy a feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else’s possessions, qualities, or luck. Envy is the ugliest of the seven June 9, 2020 Patience The best coffee I make has the longest brew time. The best meats I’ve tasted took hours—or even days—to cook. The flavours of food are more intense June 8, 2020 Cancel Culture is Dangerous Cancel Culture has become a dangerous trend online. It involves cancelling people who have questionable opinions. Why is Cancel Culture Dangerous? June 7, 2020 The Problem With Society I had a conversation with my friend’s dad today. He gave me his perspective on what black people experience with raising children. He said: The May 31, 2020 One Month Into Writing It has been one month since I started writing. In that time, I have become more articulate and my thinking has gotten clearer. I have written 26 May 29, 2020 I Wanted to Quit Writing is both difficult and time-consuming. That is what I’ve learned in the past month. I wanted to quit. Today, someone reached out to me May 27, 2020 Productivity For the longest time, I thought productivity meant finishing large amounts of work effectively and efficiently. Then I read this tweet. We waste May 24, 2020 Achievable Challenges Recently, I have been trying to figure out if a goal is an achievable challenge. I came down to these three questions to determine so: Is failure May 23, 2020 Comparison is the Thief of Joy The internet has made comparisons convenient. I would measure areas of my life based on different platforms: LinkedIn: Am I doing well with my May 18, 2020 Writing About Myself Today I spent some time creating a new start here page. As I wrote it I realized how challenging writing about myself is. It’s difficult to capture May 17, 2020 The Pareto Principle and Screen Time When social distancing came into effect I noticed a significant increase in screen time. 75% of that screen time came from three apps: Instagram, May 16, 2020 Internal vs External Growth There are two types of growth: Internal Growth: Growth that occurs within the mind; beliefs, paradigms, etc… External Growth: Growth that is May 15, 2020 Air Conditioning In the summer of 2019 I worked as a landscaper. It was brutal. My boss—he had been working outdoors for 20 years—taught me many valuable lessons, May 14, 2020 Sacrifices “Winning has a price and leadership has a price.” - Michael Jordan, The Last Dance Behind any accomplishment is a series of sacrifices. I see this May 11, 2020 What’s in a name? People always point out that I have two first names. Three including my middle (Samuel). Here are my discoveries about their origin and meaning. May 2, 2020 Read → Think → Write. Reading leads me to thinking. Thinking leads me to writing. Writing creates something that can be read. Repeat. Writing publicly scared me at first.