Is art. It’s the signal that you might be doing something significant. Plenty of activities and goals exist with clear prescriptions for obtaining the end result. But do you want to be prescribed a life?
One of the greatest threats we face together is the distribution of intelligence. We must find how enough people can have enough capacity for logic. A relevant metric could be the ratio between time spent seeking to understand versus seeking to be understood.
The world’s human population is almost 8 billion. That’s 8,000,000,000 people. As you set larger and larger goals look at how many lives you’re improving as a measure of impact on the world. You will always be able to do more.
Cultivate and design for mutually beneficial relationships to grow your network. Your network is a living asset that requires as much care as a garden. Neglected it will grow weeds. Properly cared for it will grow to fruition and be a delight.
You’re going to overestimate what you can do in the short-term. You’re going to underestimate what you can do in the long-term. Thus be audacious in your long-term goals and pragmatic with your near-term goals.
Life can be dull, but know it’s all perspective. Your interests will wax and wane on any given topic. Be comfortable adapting or switching tasks to suit your current passions. Life’s too short to be bored.
This is a celebration post for achieving 100 thought pieces on strategy and process. Here is to 900 more! My goal for this blog is 1000 blog posts. Once I achieve this goal I plan to spend each day making edits to that initial list.