Quote on Learning and Doing

The right way to think about any learning...is to think: what do I want to do.-Scott Young, author of Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career, as heard on The James Altucher Show, episode 488, "How to Learn Anything Extremely Quickly" on September 12, 2019 Image by Александр Мартинкевич from Pixabay

Quotes about Mistakes and Comparison

Create something and make mistakes, because you will actually learn so much more that way. Look for inspiration in others but don't compare yourself to them because that can be a blocker on your path.Linh, self-taught LEGO software engineer freeCodeCamp podast episode #74 Ep. 74: From biochemical engineer to software engineer at LEGO Image by… Continue reading Quotes about Mistakes and Comparison

Quote on Leadership

...leadership is communicating others' worth and potential so clearly that they are inspired to see it in themselves. -Stephen Covey's definition of leadership according to his nine children This is also a vital parenting principle. Kids who believe in their own worth help, support, lead, and create. Source Covey, Stephen R. The 7 Habits of… Continue reading Quote on Leadership

Twain: Profound Life Quote

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. -Mark Twain Thank you to Sally Wolfe and her "Create Your Book Manifesto" for this jewel. Your turn Have you thought about why you are on earth, at this time, in this country, with… Continue reading Twain: Profound Life Quote

Making everything about politics is harming our social fabric

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The endless politicization of everything...is making people crazy and depressed.-Dave Rubin Diverse viewpoints are a sign of a healthy body politic. Who you vote for is nobody's business. Besides, if we cared about politics as much as the hullabaloo indicated, more than 56% of us would vote in presidential elections (2016). One of the things… Continue reading Making everything about politics is harming our social fabric