Entries tagged "Thoughts"
August 23, 2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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.