What I thought of the book? I’ve often felt swamped by the sheer amount of things that life throws at me. With so many things coming at you and all screaming that they are urgent and important it is easy to be overwhelmed. This book has helped me understand the difference between being effective (doing the right things) versus being efficient (doing things right). I still regularly come back to it as reference.
Archives for January 2019
I was watching this fantastic interview of two living legends Bill Gates and Elon Musk, facilitated by Baidu CEO Robin Li. There were many insightful things they said which I took note of, but in this particular post I want to focus on a concept touched upon by Elon Musk that has really stuck with […]
There is an ancient Chinese Parable I really like that goes like this: Once upon a time… There was an old man named Sai Weng who lived with his son on the outskirts of the country. They both enjoyed riding horses and also raised horses for a living. 🐎 One day, Sai Weng lost one of his […]
Some people view life as a race. The fastest win. Some people view life as a marathon. The most persistent win. Some people view life as a butterfly. You undergo some changes before you metamorphosize into something beautiful. Some people view life as a story or a tale. Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, […]
Like many other topics when it comes to learning, I am a sucker for perspective. Hence I really like this one and enjoyed writing this. It always seems to blow some people’s minds when I bring it up in conversation or at least evoke looks of initial disbelief. Let me put it this way. I’ve […]
Further to my post detailing all the “hurdles one must brave and navigate should they wish to start a website” – today I had to wrestle with that of creating a memorable site slogan (which is the WordPress “tagline” that appears under the title of your blog). I thought I would share my personal notes […]
Hi there fellow avid book readers! Today’s topic I came across isn’t something new to me. It’s more of a reminder. Inundated by Information We’re living in a time of crazy unprecedented inundation of information. Malcolm Gladwell put it more eloquently than I can in his book Blink. We live in a world saturated with […]