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 »
As expected, the year is pretty much over starting October. It’s been hard to do everything related to books, but my last attempt at compiling books that I’m interested in.
A Field Guide to Getting Lost
The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of AnxietyRead More »
1. Selling used products. I honestly didn’t expect to collect when I donated books to Strand and send a huge bag of clothes to Threadup — but cha ching!
Strand Bookstore = $48 ($26 + $20 + $2)
Threadup = $111
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I watch a lot of TV. Some think it’s odd because I also read just as much. Often times, I forget what I saw, so in an attempt to document my life and reflect, I compiled and ranked noteworthy shows of 2018.
Black Mirror S4 – 4 / 5
I need to be mentally prepared to watch and process this show, preventing me to binge-watch. However, it makes me think twice about how technology is impacting our daily lives and what I need to look out for when I make mindless decisions about technology. The show does a good job of making us see our own reflection in the mirror, hence the name, Black Mirror!Read More »