Lists

I have experimented with a number of different “productivity hacks” over the years and often come to the same conclusion: it is hard for me to game the system. Productivity, for me specifically, is really a product of hard work and focus.

More

On Success

One of my favorite things to do with this blog is look back on previous essays and see how my thinking has changed. A month into my writing, back in April of 2016, I published an article about “how to be successful.”

More

All In

My biggest challenge (at age 20) is focus. At least I think it is (I may be wrong).

More

Running out of time

Now, more than ever, I feel old. It felt like just last week I had graduated high school. It felt like yesterday I walked into school, an eager freshman excited for new challenges.

More

Music is Memories

Over the past few months, I have taken dozens of flights, long bus/car rides, etc. And during them, I am practically always either listening to a podcast, audio book or some sort of music from Spotify.

More

Overly complicated

One errant tendency I have tried to eradicate over the years is my inclination to over-complicate situations. Perhaps we all do it. Perhaps it is human nature. Nonetheless, though, it is often entirely unnecessary.

More

Always room to worry

One big self-awareness learning I have had during my time abroad is that anxiety, worries, fears, etc. can follow you anywhere. I think there is this misconception that I have subscribed to for some time that external factors determine your emotional state.

More

The best people

One lesson that has constantly been reinforced throughout my life has been the value in working with the best people possible. While perhaps everyone strives for this, I am a huge believer in trying to surround yourself with top notch talent.

More