Just recently I saw a post on LinkedIn about a guy who was diagnosed with cancer and he just received one of the worst feedback a doctor can give you. It's untreatable and he has approximately one year to live. He is married and has two kids. A 5-month-old son and a 7-year-old son.
Stop doing these things:
Don't lie to yourself. You know what you want.
Don't be jealous of someone you don't even want to aspire to be like.
Don't take your blessings, no matter how small, for granted.
Don't take criticism to heart from people you wouldn't even ask for advice.
Don't argue with people who…
Ray Dalio posted a very interesting article today. It is very insightful from the financial perspective and very frightful from the peace-on-earth perspective. The main point is the shifting or changing world order and what that (possibly) means. It's his point of view and he asks us to challenge him, but if you know Ray…
If you go for your dream:
What's the worst that could happen?
Write it down. Evaluate it.
It's probably not the end of the world.
And then, just go for it.
I've come to realize that if someone is talking bad about another person (in their absence) in front of you, this person will also talk bad about you in your absence.
If you recognize this, don't start talking bad as well. Rather change the topic and do not invest more time with that person.
Currently reading Maktub by Paulo Coelho. This part resonated with me:
The master says: "Write! Whether it's a letter, a diary, or just some notes as you speak on the telephone - but write! In writing, we come closer to God and to others. If you want to understand your role in the world better,…
I'm a big fan of the movie The Matrix and one of my favourite scenes is the following part:
When Neo says “There is no spoon”, it signifies his evolution to a consciousness beyond logic, where anything is possible.
Very well summerized here.
Yesterday I bought my first NFT and told some friends. The first question was: "What is an NFT?" Let's dive into it.
NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token. Mhm... That does not make it clearer.
Maybe it's easer to explain first what a Fungible Token is. It is a token, like Bitcoin, which can be traded…
The first time I heard about NFTs was in a podcast hosted by Tim Ferris in April 2021. Tim was talking to Vitalik Buterin (co-founder of Ethereum) and had his good friend Naval Ravikant join as a guest. So even though I am tech-savvy, I didn't understand the concept right away. After the podcast, I…