Jul 14, 2011
There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.
Most people don’t really like to commit. ¬†Usually because once you’ve committed to something you’re, well… ¬†committed. ¬†You...
Nov 26, 2010
You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and act upon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking and subsequent actions.
– Aldin Sinclair
You can’t be serious.
I realize how incredibly trite and even more incredibly bias the title sounds seeing as this site is completely based around inspiring yourself and others, but I’m not writing...
Nov 19, 2010
Every education system in the world is being reformed at the moment. And it’s not enough. Reform is no use anymore.¬† Because that’s simply improving a broken model.¬† What we need … is not evolution but a revolution in education.
– Sir Ken Robinson
So, where were we?
Ah yes.¬† Degrees.
My point in saying that degrees are not worth what they used to be worth is not to...
Nov 16, 2010
In the next thirty years, according to UNESCO, more people worldwide will be graduating through education since the beginning of history.¬† And it’s the combination of … technology and its transformation effect of work, and demography and the huge explosion in population.¬† Suddenly, degrees aren’t worth anything.
– Sir Ken Robinson
To be frank, this is going to be a very...
Jul 29, 2010
I have never begun any important venture for which I felt adequately prepared.
I hate procrastination with a passion, despite being a much more avid user of it than I would like to be.¬† It stops you from doing all the things you want to do with your life because you’re too scared, or you’re not prepared enough (At least, that’s what you tell yourself.) to...
Jul 26, 2010
There comes a time when you have to stand up and shout:¬† This is me damn it! I look the way I look, think the way I think, feel the way I feel, love the way I love! I am a whole complex package. Take me… or leave me. Accept me – or walk away…When you are strong enough to love yourself one hundred percent, good and bad – you will be amazed at the opportunities that life presents...
Jul 14, 2010
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie
Which we ascribe to heaven.
– William Shakespeare
You ever have moments where you’re talking passionately about your new toothbrush and right when you’re getting to the part about the rubber tongue cleaner on the back, someone interrupts you with a topic that has nothing to do with what you’re saying?
This used to happen to me a lot in...