Who we were yesterday is not exactly the same person we are today. That’s obvious. Yet so many times we hold tightly to our previous selves in an effort to control the persona, the narrative, the perception.
I have a friend who’s literally rebooting their entire life from zero and is now looking into making money online and through digital technology.
After a chat with them I realized that I was completely unprepared to help them tactically… it was really a challenge to begin to suggest resources and starting points!
This post was originally written on August 15, 2014. What’s most unusual is that I didn’t publish it as I typically publish everything that I pen here on this personal blog (and then I promptly forget that I wrote it).
For whatever reason, I just felt like I couldn’t and I’m not entirely sure why as I was very comfortable with the idea of taking a very long break from building software.
W Edwards Denning once said:
It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best.
I couldn’t agree more.
Why do education startups fail? Because…
These are just amazing:
I found some very, very old business cards from days long gone…
I learn things better when I find opportunities to teach what I know to others. I’ve applied this to writing digital copy (like blogging) to software programming and many other such skills.
I’ve decided to do a bit more in the field of blockchain technology now as well:
I’m actually quite enamored with this fun little marketplace built on the Ethereum network: