This is a great idea.
Advice often tells you to keep pushing forward. To keep on swimming. Rarely do we think of what we could do if we just took a step backwards and looked around.
Every once in a while, we all need some motivation.
Where do you turn to for that last kick? Where do you find what it takes to keep on trucking?
Being self aware of your own biases is very valuable.
I am the type of person who is constantly drinking water. Weirdly enough, I have never had soda. Ever. In my entire life. But water, I am always consuming.
I am spending a lot of time learning and better understanding humans. Empathy, as I have repeated over and over, is the single most important characteristic I weight on other people.
I came across this phrase somewhere on the internet the other day and it really stuck.
In the last year or so, I’ve helped ship or led teams for 8 or so projects! I know quantity does not always outweigh quantity, but nonetheless I am excited and energized by this feeling. These projects have been used by tens of thousands of people and featured in places like CNN, Forbes, and Mashable.
Someone smart once told me this and it stuck: "Never base your brand off your age. You will only be the young person in the room for so long."
A while ago, I wrote about how I wanted to move towards more actionable writing. Every once in a while I put out at a post that aligns with that goal, probably like once a week.