Willingness.

Are you prepared to implement the things you choose to believe in? What does that look like to you? What it looks like to you may look like japanese to a monolingual English speaker on paper. What does another person’s understanding have to do with your willingness to implement something that you find useful? Growth…

Recreation.

Play. Rest. Nourishment. Recovery. Refreshment. How do you nourish your creativity? Have you seen it displayed as a recreational activity? How about as a way to enjoy yourself? Play is one of the ways to encourage the a-ha moments that some choose to believe are impossible to manufacture. It’s in play that we may discover…

A Mental Toolbox.

In the furious determination of an aspirant’s pursuit is an option available to all. That option is to study and ultimately apply mental technology. Methods that, when followed whole heartedly, produce like results to those who demonstrate them. Strategy, as a practical application, is a technology of the mind. Three step processes, whether they work…

A Simple Discipline

One day at a time: a daily discipline of whatever you want it to be. Starting strong: giving it your all when you start something new. Servant leadership: Find others, Find out what you can do to help them, do so without asking for anything in return. Focus: Giving yourself a full dedication to the…

Troubleshooting Thinking

“Truly, ‘thoughts are things,’ and powerful things at that, when mixed with purpose, persistence and a burning desire for their translation into riches or other material objects.” – Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich, page 1. That statement is the first one made in the book, Think and Grow Rich. It’s also a great basis…

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:…

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…

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.…