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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1. What an inspiring story of Georgia Gilmore, who helped fund the civil rights movement by selling food behind the scenes.
2. Reminder to read to become a writer as well as other good tips from famous writers.Read More »
January flew by as quickly as the entire year os 2018. Below are interesting reads of the week as I try to orient myself to a new year, 2019.
1. To succeed in the future, a college degree is a must while living close to a city according to economists.
2. What a comforting yet sad essay about women’s presence and representation as we get old. Noteworthy quotes below.Read More »
Below are some articles that’s been collecting dust in my inbox as I recovered from my travels.
This year, I’m trying to make less resolutions and live with more clarity. Have only a couple of objectives and make each day count.
1. Can’t believe that “sponcon” is a real concept among wanna-be influencers. An extreme version of fake it ’til you make it
2. Because I strived to de-clutter my email situation all of last year, I’m not a fan of “inbox infinity” but maybe that’s the realistic future for me as well.
Adopting inbox infinity means accepting the fact that there will be an endless, growing amount of email in your inbox every day, most of which you will never address or even see.
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Most people can be categorized into one of the four buckets.
1. Smart & Nice
2. Smart & Mean
3. Dumb & Nice
4. Dumb & Mean
Below are my observations from a professional setting.
Smart and nice individuals are very easy to work with and reasonable. They are very clear in their communications, realistic with expectations, and just a nice human being to work with. They inspire me enough to sign up for extra work, just to make them smile.Read More »