I've always been a terrible swimmer. I never learned as a kid. And the times that I've swum, I've more thrashed about than technically swum. I remember two times where I've swum in the sea and both times felt like I was in serious trouble. I … [Continue reading] about I learned to swim at 39 years old. Here’s how I did it
Warren Buffett said that the best investment you can make is not in the markets, but instead, in yourself. That’s pretty deep and until today I had no idea what he meant. Yes, you could learn a new skill like data analysis and translate that … [Continue reading] about Invest in yourself and compound the investment!
If we start from the position that we all have potential, then why is there a gap between where your potential self is and where you are at the moment? How big is that gap? What is your true potential? It might be that your true potential is way … [Continue reading] about What’s really holding you back? Truly?
I’m generally rushing and multitasking most of the time. I want to squeeze in a podcast in the shower, watch self-improvement videos on YouTube, read business books on the bus to work. I cook quickly, wolf it down and wash up like a dervish. Two … [Continue reading] about Slow the fuck down. How taking your time a bit more will help you enjoy your day.
Much has been written about Nassim Taleb’s famous passage in The Black Swan about the antilibrary. (Farnam Street and Maria Popova) From The Black Swan (p1, 2008 Random House International Edition) “The writer Umberto Eco belongs to that small … [Continue reading] about Is an antilibrary, on it own, really such a good thing?