A thing

Everyone needs a thing, some expertise. Everyone needs a personal brand. Look on Twitter and especially LinkedIn. Most people have a thing. Some people don't, but then they call themselves Futurist, or whatever. I don't know what my thing is. I'm not an expert in anything (the smarter and more loyal among you probably inferred …

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A little break

I haven't written for over a week. Partly as I've been busy. Partly as I wanted to feel what it feels like when one is not writing. What I noticed: Like a train, writing is hard to get going again once it stops. You need to keep on doing it. Momentum, baby. The big MO. …

Busy

I can't meet you this weekend. I'm busy. Sorry, I'm not free until mid-October. Work is so hectic right now! I've got so much to do. Most of the time, I am busy. Doing this, doing that. I was focused on advancing my career, delivering slides to clients to sit in their drawers. Focused on …

Vulnerable

What will she say? What will he think? How will they feel? I was afraid to be myself. I've been taught by parents, by school, by society to conform, to be quiet, to do what I'm told. I was afraid to share who I am. The more I explored, the more I questioned key societal …

My view on why Facebook gives people cats (i.e. why I can’t use it anymore)

I'm an avid user of Pocket, a useful app that stores and recommends content. When I started using it, the recommendations were wide-ranging, interesting and from lots of sources. I started saving articles from the recommended feed. Over time, the range of topics narrowed: lots of philosophy, politics and productivity. The range of sources narrowed: …