The bell curve has caused untold damage to the way people think about the world. For some reason when people are introduced to a "model" of how one thing works, they start applying the same model to different domains in life. Just because height follows a bell curve, does it mean that intelligence does? (No.)… Continue reading The Wrong Model
The person you can't criticise is the person who owns you.
Before I learnt to play the guitar I had no idea that you could teach yourself something from scratch with no help whatsoever. You don't need a teacher, you don't need any books, you don't need the "Dummy's Guide", you don't need anything... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17bzj6uudG4 Acoustic Version of "She Wolf", by Megadeth The way I learnt… Continue reading What Nick Jonas Can Teach You About Goals
Employee Someone who does as their told (at the best of times) Bureaucrat Someone who tells others what to do, without any repercussions to themselves (no skin in the game i.e. cowards). Conman Someone who rips others off to benefit themselves. Virtue Signaler Someone who tells others to alter their behaviour, with repercussions to these… Continue reading Definitions To Help You See The World For What It Is
Buying a guitar and an amplifier is easy. Buying a set of dumbbells, a bench and a pull-up bar is easy. But it's hard putting in the 10,000 hours to get good at a musical instrument. And it's hard turning up to the gym no matter what and sticking to a healthy diet. But unlike… Continue reading It’s Easy To Start?
"We already have a way of doing that" This single sentence has taken entrepreneurs and change makers to the edge of their sanity. No matter what you have created, no matter how great your product or service you will likely hear this dreaded phrase. Even incredibly successful companies once faced this type of scepticism. "Why… Continue reading Entrepreneurs Create Change, Customers Buy Solutions
If you are making a tough decision, one way to know that you are making the correct decision is if your options increase. For example if you are wondering whether you should go to University or not, it is probably worth considering whether you will have more options at the end of your course, or… Continue reading Optionality