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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 →


All this time we’ve been wrong about this. The lack of support from our family is almost never the problem.

[ 3 min read ] Frank Williams’s wife Virginia was always very supportive of him and his passion for motor racing (Frank Williams is the legendary founder of British Formula 1 team currently racing in Formula 1 as Williams Martini Racing). Her family members describe the first ten years of... Read more →


Some people simply don’t know what they’re talking about. Like those who preach that passion is unimportant and that the quest for it will screw up your life.

[ 2 min read ] The only people on this planet who downplay passion or tell young people that the quest for the thing you love can ruin your life are those who A/ don’t quite get it (they erroneously believe they have found it in their lives so they... Read more →


‘Forget passion!’ is a dumb advice offered by those who believe that finding passion is pure luck and thus longing for it ruins people’s happiness

[ 4 min read ] It is assumed (and that’s where most people make a mistake - because they don’t understand how passion works) that those who have passion are the few lucky characters among us who were born with passion, or who were fortunate enough that passion simply revealed... Read more →


If you can’t be ‘selfish’ you won’t be able to live your life the way you want.

[ 2 min read ] We associate the word ‘selfish’ with something fundamentally bad. When you are called selfish by people it means you only think about yourself and you couldn’t care less about others. It’s another word for an ‘asshole’. When we grow up we learn that there are... Read more →


Three reasons why we all should despise the idea of retirement.

[ 2 min read ] I don’t understand the idea of retirement. Don’t even think about retiring. Hence all those bullshit clichés about the need to have a decent salary so that you will have better retirement benefits don’t speak to me. I despise this idea. I think it makes... Read more →


The problem with going for a “practical” career first and leaving your dreams for later

[ 5 min read ] There is this very common advice by experienced, rational and well-meaning adults. “Go for a “practical” career first (pick a “practical” college major) and leave your dreams for later, when you have some kind of a cushion”. But is it really a good life advice?... Read more →