Why I am so grateful to be friends with people who are smarter than me

It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. – Epictetus I’m grateful to be around people who are smarter than I am. I have all sorts of blind spots that they are gracious enough … Continue reading “Why I am so grateful to be friends with people who are smarter than me”

Why you need to be careful about your relationship with social media

“It takes discipline not to let social media steal your time. Being effective at social media, whether for business or personal use, means capturing people who have short attention spans. They’re only a click away from a picture of a … Continue reading “Why you need to be careful about your relationship with social media”

What success is, what it isn’t, and why you should think more about it

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” -Albert Einstein All these “success motivational” YouTube channels and Instagram pages all say the same things. They all talk about “the grind,” hustling hard, putting in … Continue reading “What success is, what it isn’t, and why you should think more about it”

Why being busy is overrated and what to do about it

“Love of bustle is not industry, it is only the restlessness of a hunted mind.” – Seneca “Being busy is a form of laziness – lazy thinking and indiscriminate action.” -Tim Ferriss There are plenty of times when being busy … Continue reading “Why being busy is overrated and what to do about it”