Admitting that you’re lost

Whether you’re stuck in a labyrinth or looping around the same racetrack, admitting you’re frustrated and lost is at least a starting point. The hard part is developing a plan to do something about it. If you want to go pro in any profession, you’re going to have to practice your beliefs and take calculated […]

What imprints the outlook

You have to cultivate everything: awareness, happiness, aloofness, sadness, the yin, and yang. Nothing comes naturally, although genetics are known to preprogram our inclinations.  People are constantly surveying, digesting the world around them. So they must also decide what sticks and what doesn’t. Inner and outer feelings express themselves as lifestyles. Fashioning one as an […]

Have an exaggerated sense of curiosity

We’re all fake artists, winging it to chase our dreams while simultaneously masking our vulnerabilities. It isn’t a thorny question of attribution. We all steal ideas from each other and recast them as our own. But having an exaggerated sense of curiosity pays off. The cash value of policing thoughts means that we can better sew […]