The space of possibility is inspiring, fuels the self-help industry, and keeps people making vision boards, stuck in a fantasy about bridging the gap between who they are and who they want to be. But…

There has never been a better day in the whole history of the world to invent something. There has never been a better time with more opportunities, more openings, lower barriers, higher benefit/risk ratios, better…

We often mix up our decisions and our outcomes. If an outcome doesn’t turn out great, we say it was a lousy decision. But according to Michelle Florendo, it wasn’t a bad decision, just a…

It’s possible that when you think of artificial intelligence, you imagine Minority Report or IronMan. But artificial intelligence is already deeply embedded in many aspects of your daily life. Your Netflix recommendations, Amazon purchases and…

You can spend your way to a massive Facebook Fan page, Instagram following, or Twitter following. You can accumulate likes, hearts and other metrics that don’t mean anything but delude you into confusing attention with…

You are always telling yourself a story about money. The day before yesterday, I walked into Starbucks for my afternoon coffee, paid for mine, gave the Barista an extra 15 dollars and asked him to…

Sam Altman, the founder of Ycombinator, tells people “your greatest competitive advantage is a long term view.” Because the world moves at breakneck speed, we have skewed perception of a long term view. We think…

The metrics on social media platforms are gradually destroying our creativity. Aspiring creators are prioritizing clicks over craft and metrics over meaning. Some startup founders get caught up in press instead of profit. As I…

A scientist comes up with a hypothesis, designs, and experiments to test that hypothesis. If the hypothesis turns out not to be true, it’s not a failure. It’s research. Then, a scientist gets back to…

We chase our self-worth through all forms of external validation, vanity metrics, career accomplishments, life milestones, etc., etc. But there’s not a single external accomplishment that will permanently alter the perception you have of yourself….