Why venting to yourself is better than venting to others | 860

[ 7 min read ] My Author Journey, Tuesday morning, December 12, 2017 # 860 (countdown) - Woke up 3:30 am. Finally called my mom — yesterday. I think the interval between our previous and this phone conversation was just right (not to short, not too long). More than three weeks, less... Read more →


A plea to my son's elementary school teachers (how not to suck as a teacher)

[ 3 min read ] Telling children that their parents and teachers know everything best and that it’s the reason children should listen, is, of course, a very convenient strategy. It is also a tried and true strategy. It’s what teachers and parents have been telling children for years. It’s... Read more →


It’s because you lack patience and / or do it the wrong way. Not because passion sucks.

[ 1 min read ] [A note about this post. Couldn’t decide which version of this post to publish so I decided to publish both versions. It’s like two slightly different photographs - they’re almost the same. Almost.] Frame 1. Don’t beat yourself up if you don’t have a passion... Read more →


Right now I know what I should be doing. Some thoughts on the day of the release of my third book.

[ 4 min read ] Today I’ve published my third book The 44 Success Principles by an unimportant, young looking 40 year old man who doesn't care if his family has a reason to brag about him, and who thinks that getting a practical college degree is the least practical... Read more →