I’ve had a few recent email conversations about the subject of passion. We usually agree that passion is important, people have initial interests that guide them towards a passion and that passions develop over time. However, then I bring up what I believe is an equally important point: society needs to recognize, reward and value […]
What if You Have More Than One Passion?
If you have many different passions, pursue all of them. Recently, I’ve had a couple emails from readers explaining that their problem is simply having too many passions. Far from being members of the apathetic masses, these people seem to have difficulty focusing because there are simply so many things to be interested about. I […]
The Power of Curiosity
There are essentially two different modes of thought you can apply when deciding what to do: purpose and curiosity. Acting through purpose means accomplishing a project or task because you have a known outcome. Writing this article is an act of purpose, I want to update my blog with new content, so I’m writing with […]
Know When to Stop Reading a Book
Stop reading boring books. Unless you absolutely need to finish reading a book for a class, position or job, you’re probably better off putting down books you don’t enjoy. I’ve found good books are like good food, the more you enjoy it, the faster you want to ingest it. Except, while eating a hamburger in […]