How about if we replace mission statements with invitation statements instead? Invitations are much more agreeable. Invite people to participate in your vision to create a better future, but don’t push your vision on the whole world because people will fight you on that. If you force your mission onto people without consent, so much of your otherwise creative energy will be wasted on defending yourselves eventually, and you’ll deserve that kind of response.
Why are intelligent people stuck in short-term thinking about their own wellbeing?
That moment when you’re recording a video and the school in front of your house decides to let all children play on the yard while blaring “Baby shark” through the sound system…
In the realm of leadership there’s a big difference between being accessible and available and the example of the leader who has an open-door policy but is never around to answer it explains the difference.
Modern educational institutions care a lot about content: what theories we teach, what ideas students are exposed to, what skills they come away knowing. But we rarely address the more general question of how one transforms their mind into a tool well-honed for elite-level cognitive work.
Inspiring other people to take action is the only way to create legacy.
All human evil comes from this: our inability to sit still in a chair for half an hour.
When it comes to personal effectiveness, the tools are never the issue.
I say all this to suggest that, perhaps, email is not “broken” but the way we are using it is. Perhaps there is a solution that could make things better for you that doesn’t involve a new app or service. Perhaps, if you hate it, in changing the way you approach it you’ll find a way to love it again.
Today I went on a deeeep dive into the rabbit hole of Zettelkasten and the Roam app.
Intuition is a poor guide but a great guard.
Why did WordPress decide that it’s a good idea to suddenly activate the block editor in their apps? This should be opt-in!
If users don’t use your new feature, it may simply not be compelling enough.
Thiss sentence contains threee errors.
I don’t have a favorite season, I love them all. But what I love most of al is the change of season.
On a side note, for me seasons do not start on their ‘official’ dates, but rather when nature starts behaving stereotypical for the next season. So spring started yesterday, the first day I walked out in the fields in my T-shirt and observed the first blossoming tree.
Yesterday I discovered the first blossom on an almond tree. Spring is coming!