Angry people

People that are/react angry are afraid of something. Fighting and fleeing are responses to fear. If you encounter a person who is (or becomes throughout a conversation) angry; what you definitely shouldn’t do is reinforce their anger by demanding their attention or even worse, demand their understanding of your point …

The path to victory

“Obsession is the only path to victory.” This quote came to mind the other day. There’s great depth in it, and, as I go back in my personal history also a great truth. Everyone has 24 hours a day. Obsessing over your performance, the things you control, and dedicating all …

One mouth

You have two ears, two eyes and one mouth. You should use them accordingly. Chinese saying. This is all about listening. Us Westerners, we think Asian people are often quiet. They think we are rude because we never let other people finish and/or jump in continuously. This stuck with me …

Goals vs pursuit

Once you change from goals driven to pursuit of purpose driven, everything changes. Tie your self worth to pursuit. As opposed to of outcome. Because pursuit is the only thing you can control. It’s about showing up every day. Just fucking show up. And then everything becomes practice and just …