Function Mindset.

Function mindset, function matrix. A mindset, a set of the mind, can be a frame of mind that you enter upon accessing a certain sequence of events. A runner would have the discipline necessary to transform their running into any other modalities that include it. Those include anything involving the breathing of cardio, the running…

Being Original.

Ever make up a word before? How about a language? Have you attempted to change the game, like Bungie literally did in the 2000’s? In addition to doing so, they also doubled down on the originality. I’m sure it doesn’t end there, though. Ever figure something out when others said it was impossible? Know this:…

Tolerating Humanity

Being the human that we are individually, isn’t it in our best interest to have some level of tolerance for humanity? We couldn’t make money if any one of us were the one human alive. We couldn’t enjoy time with another human being if any one of us were the only human. Collectively we could…

Distilling Questions

Has an insight led you to revelations with yourself? Have you considered how to create questions based on those insights? How about questions based on methods or experiences? In analyzing case studies and experiences of others – namely those who you choose to learn from – you might learn to distill questions from them. Distilling…

Gossip.

…You have no right to remain as you are. What you say, do and fail to do can and will be used against you, with or without your expressed consent – written, verbal or otherwise recorded. The people and situations that you choose to involve yourself in will speak for you, even when you speak…

Regrets.

Most of us have them, except the perfect people. Examples include lost opportunities, time wasted, relationships burned, paths not ventured, willful ignorance, doing what was the right thing at the time, and learning opportunities. All mistakes, failures and regrets can be re-framed into learning opportunities. I’ll use myself as an example. In starting Thoasp.com I…

Watering Mindsets

Technical difficulties. They happen. Thoasp.com experienced one on July 2nd – the infamous post scheduling problem. Like all obstacles it’s a learning process. Thankfully, the only thing affected is the time of the previous post and not 21 1/2 hours of downtime on an income stream, right? That’s definitely something that I choose to be…

Fortune’s Garden

“Men of action are favored by the Goddess of good luck.” – George Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon   “Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation” – Zig Ziglar In my study of mindset I’ve discovered through Jeffery Combs that there is an inner game to every endeavor. In that reasoning, a meta skill of…

Acoustics, Hit Detection, Echolocation

Acoustic: a relationship to sound. Hit detection: a hitbox for games, a signal detection in real practice. Echolocation: A developed sensory system used for finding distance and direction. 1. Acoustics + Echolocation = finding the distance of the thunder when lightning strikes. 2. Acoustics + Hit Detection = a ventriloquist’s playground and a musician’s arena.…

Elimination Round.

Zero sum. When one wins, another loses. In this paradox is a great illusion, Bound by math and sometimes lucid, Here and now, the lens of human. If someone has to lose for Thoasp to win, it’s not winning by creation – it’s winning by competition. A way for everyone to win while Thoasp wins…