1. What an inspiring yet scary story of what could happen to me unless I stay relevant within my space.
2. Witnessing forms of cultural appropriation is always uncomfortable yet it was interesting to see Japan’s Chicano Subculture.
February travels faster than any other month and that two-day difference is monumental when I look back to what I did this month.
I’m trying to re-establish boundary with work while I focus on my health and on myself this month. It’s always a struggle for high-achiever like myself, but taking baby steps daily.
1. Reading yet another article that outlines the shrinkage of the middle class makes me fear for the uncertain future. How hard would I have to work to maintain my current lifestyle and how much would I have to save to provide a financial buffer for my kids down the road?
2. Reminder that incremental effort compounds. I should invest 20 minutes a day in writing children’s book.
Spending 20 minutes a day working on important-but-not-urgent tasks will help resolve this tendency to procrastinate..
1. Tech is contributing to income inequality as it splits US workforce into two, dramatically changing social class structure.
Traveling for work drains my energy and time. It took me an entire week to get back to NY time zone and for me to catch up on interesting reads.
1. Why Aesop soaps are in fancy restaurants and what it means to users.
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.