This year is to be an appreciation of life; a focused pursuit of wisdom; a year of relentlessly chasing boredom.
I’ve heard a few friends tell me about their experience taking a personality test like the Myer-Briggs. I took one back when I was younger but don’t remember the results. However, while reading Principles by Dalio, he stresses the power… Continue Reading
Thiel often talks with such extremes that you can’t be sure if even he believe what he “writes”. Yet every now and then he drops a line so poetically profound that you can’t help but applaud him. Despite coming across quite contradictory,… Continue Reading
“Youth is wasted on the young” – “Retirement on the old” The relationship between work and life is one of constant talk; finding the magical work-life balance that allows us to be both valuable participants in society, while also following our… Continue Reading
Three years ago I quit my last ‘real’ job and have been growing two different startups since. While I’m not a millionaire, I have learnt how to bootstrap a company from nothing to something. In fact, I’ve learnt that it takes… Continue Reading
It’s time we surrendered to the truth. Time we put away our brave faces and owned up to the reality of it all. The reality being, that very few of us are happy at work. In this modern day of… Continue Reading
I’m not advocating an unbalanced lifestyle, on the contrary, I think learning to balance your passions with the rest of your life is extremely important from a psychological & motivational perspective. However, in reality, there are times when you just… Continue Reading
We believe that in education, the system is broken, that teachers have become classroom enforcers, rather than learning mentors & coaches, that learning is measured by regurgitation, instead of understanding and that learning gaps early on, compound negatively on students… Continue Reading