Little pieces of my thoughts on Learning, Leadership, Mental Health and Parenting. Consuming information makes me guilty, this daily dispatch is my quick stop to reflect on what I have consumed each day.
Sep 12, 2021 I had a cloudy head for a week and this one sentence made it disappear!
" The reason you're suffering is you're focused on yourself" —Tim Ferris
**(**Well this sentence helped massively + some running + a few power naps)
Sep 10, 2021 Apparently commitment cures confusion 🤨
"If you've ever been confused with too many options, the problem is a lack of commitment. You've been looking for the best person, place, or career. Seeking the best is the problem. What makes something the best choice? You. You make it the best through your commitment to it." — Derek Sivers
Sep 9, 2021 Obsessed to find time to be in a 'state of flow'
There are two things that put me in a state of flow these days — Netflix and Writing. I rarely find time to do these.
Running, Hiking, Long Walks, and Building Presidency were what put me in a 'state of flow' before. What changed? I have some thinking to do
Sep 7, 2021 Scrolling on my phone aimlessly makes me nauseous. I installed Solitaire on my phone to stay away from mindless consumption of information. It didn't give me the 'flow' that Adam talks about because flow requires 3 elements - mastery, mindfulness and purpose. My solitaire lacked the third element.
Adam Grant: How to stop languishing and start finding flow
Sep 3, 2021 At first I thought this quote was true, but second thought — I don't think I fully agree with this. Scientific knowledge is often separated from its application sometimes by decades or even centuries. Learning to build knowledge is powerful too — even for businesses. Resources invested in learning for knowledge can influence growth of future business .
"If you let your learning lead to knowledge, you become a fool. If you let your learning lead to action, you become wealthy" — Jim Rohn
Sep 1, 2021 I realized the importance of consistency over intensity a bit late in life, but I did.
Thanks to Killer Boogie.
"If you are looking for a formula for greatness, the closest we'll ever get, I think is - Consistency driven by a deep love of work." - Maria Popova.