Wednesday Wisdom

Short bits of wisdom to get you through the week

The Golden Tail

  A few weeks ago I witnessed a small miracle – sitting on my couch, in boxer shorts, drinking coffee. I started my day like any other Sunday, with no indication of what was about to happen. I woke up, showered, made coffee, and took the little one in the living room so my wife …

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30 Lessons in 30 Years

One month ago I turned 30. And it was weird. It’s the first decade nobody really welcomes. Just think about it. When you turn 10, it’s a big deal. Double digits baby! You’re big enough to know how to trick your parents, but not old enough for any real punishment. Then you turn 20. Still …

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woman wearing a Christmas pullover holding a gift

Christmas frenzy

’Tis the season again — the season of gifts. Because, let’s be honest, this is what Christmas is all about. If you do a quick Google search for “Christmas is about”, these are the top 3 results: Jesus – if you happen to be a Christian giving – presents, of course family – the only …

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soldier struggling in mud race

life race

Imagine you’re in a race with 500 million other people. It’s cold, dark and damp. Everybody is pushing and shoving to get ahead. Men and women of different ages are running next to you, struggling to get to the finish line first. The rules of the game are simple: the winner gets to live, everyone …

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Conflicting Realities

Success is achieved by people who deeply understand reality – Ray Dalio This advice comes from the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund. I guess he knows a thing or two about success. But what do you do if there are two very different realities inside your head? Does that mean you’re crazy? Maybe. …

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Perfection Paralysis

I have to make a confession. I am not perfect. This will come as no surprise to most of you; surely not to the ones who know me personally. But this confession is as much for you as it is for me. It’s a way for me to write about interesting ideas without searching for …

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Manifesto for Lost Dreams

Overcoming your limits is a great feeling. It’s redefining who you are. It’s the prize you forged out of blood, sweat and tears. It’s more valuable than any medal. It boosts your self-confidence and pushes you to go even further. Imagine waking up every day knowing you’re better than yesterday and that you’ll be even …

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