When are you supposed to give up?
I have been paying closer and closer attention to how I spend time throughout the day. I use RescueTime, a simple desktop Time Tracker, to see the breakdown of sites I visit - from "productive" to "entertainment."
Comparing to the "status quo" is a recipe for disaster. I often use this heuristic to make decisions, but I know that it is fundamentally flawed.
As you grow up, you find that less and less people are going to sacrifice their time holding your hand. And as you enter the high speed "professional world," you will be reminded, time and time again, that no one has the time or resources to come up with things for you to do.
If you were to start a business from scratch tomorrow, with the goal being: make a massive impact and profit - I think at this point, in 2017, we would all agree that this would have to be a technology company.
Like many, my answer to "what do you like to do for fun" has evolved over the years.
Figuring out what you want to do in life is really hard. Paradoxically, the abundance of choice many of us have makes choosing that “one thing” even harder.
If you have been following my blog and projects for a while, you likely noticed me constantly struggle to find the balance between focus and diversification.
Applying to college is broken. I do not know the solution, but we need to find one. Now.
During a gold rush, who makes the most money?