thoughts: jan, 2019

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My preference for food negatives correlates with the weather. I prefer cold salads during hot summer months and warm grain bowl during cold months.

I’ve been biased towards suede my entire life, a bias I inherited from my mom. I wonder if this is something that I should reconsider.

Betrayal. I was told that I’d have lobster, only to be served imitation crab meat on my plate.
This is how I felt today when HR promised to make drastic changes in my department, only to find out that the leaders were given “harsh feedback.”

Big fish in small pond vs. small fish in big pond
It’s better to be a small fish in a big pond at the start of your career. It allows you to learn and be exposed to various aspects about a business.

The split second decision to transfer from a local to express train is agonizing in the moment. A thousand thoughts cross my mind and I wonder if this life.
Stay in the local and keep the momentum going or wait for the express, with the faith that it will get me there faster.
The verdict is hard to tell, especially with the unreliable NYC subway system. Am I over thinking a simple transfer?


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sharing is caring: #47

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Already a month into the new year and a mix of inspirational and disturbing of the week.

1. An uplifting summary of John Bogle’s Philosophy in life and work. The most  impressive part about his story is that he could have gained so much, in the tune of billions, yet he was happy with $80M.

2. Julie Wainwright’s quote about child-hood resonated the most with me. Oh, and she’s bringing technology to the second hand luxury market too!

Here’s the good news about having tragedy as a kid. Little stuff can really bug you, but big stuff can roll off your back.

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