Routine is the Enemy of Good

Success in life is largely a matter of being good at things. Being good at things is largely a matter of pushing yourself to the edge of your incompetence. Your strength improves most by lifting the weight you can barely lift, and that principle applies well beyond fitness. What amazes me isn’t that this system […]

Society Doesn’t Care that You’re Good at World of Warcraft

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 […]