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Winning Your Game of Snakes and Ladders

Winning Your Game of Snakes and Ladders

For those who don’t know, Snakes and Ladders is a game of absolute chance and randomness. You roll the dice and move that number of spaces. If you hit a snake you are moved back down. If you get a ladder you move up. Life is a bit like a game of snakes and ladders.

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Don’t Create Followers

My plea to all the content creators out there who pride themselves on how many followers they have – don’t create followers, help people become leaders.

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Despairing Against Yourself

Despairing Against Yourself

Despairing against yourself and getting the job done at all costs might make you feel good when you finally get the work done, but in the end it trains you to react in the same way to work you don’t feel like doing right now: with despair.

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Don’t Get Used To It

When we remember how amazing so many things are in our lives, and that three hundred years ago almost everyone on the planet essentially owned basically nothing, it gives us some perspective.

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Nobody Cares About Your Art

This is a fundamental rule of permission marketing: nobody cares about your art. Why? People are paradoxically two things at the same time: constantly selfish and looking for what benefits them, and also committed to making life more wonderful for other human beings...

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Catastrophizing is Dividing Us

No matter which political ideologies you agree or disagree with, catastrophizing is creating division on a scale that we haven't seen in generations. Every time the right talks about the left, they are reduced to entitled snowflakes, pushing their thought police,...

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