You know what was really tragic about Avengers: Infinity War? There’s no way for Thanos to be happy.
The main thing I’ve learned from working with agile software frameworks for years is that it’s easy to take it too far.
I have a dog at home and it’s impossible to teach him anything. He gets giddy when you pay attention to him. If you try to praise him or start training him, he gets so excited that he can’t focus.
I recently painted a picture. It’s the second time I’ve painted in 20 years. I was painting with some friends, and they were impressed. One told me she didn’t know I painted (ha!).
The other day someone asked why the joke “Why did the chicken cross the road?” is supposed to be funny. That’s a good question, and to answer it we need to ask why jokes are ever funny in the first place.
Recently someone told me that they admired my ability to consider and propose new ideas. I explained that it doesn’t come naturally to me. It’s a side effect of something I deliberately practiced, and I’m still feeling the benefits.
Want a better life? Try changing your values and beliefs. When you say it it just sounds trite. How are you supposed to use that to actually improve yourself?
Today is a big day for me. It’s the day I publish this blog.
One of the principles I’m working to adopt is that it’s okay for things to take time as long as they’re great.
In the pickup artist community they have a saying: “The first thousand approaches don’t count.”