One of the most inspiring, and thought-provoking, TED Talk I’ve ever seen… so true and current even ten — 10 !!! — years later 😳 😱
I keep a log of most of my decisions. I didn’t like a TV series about ghosts? I take a note, and I’ll stay away from spooky ectoplasmic shows in the future. Did I enjoy a crafty show on pottery? I’ll make sure I’ll watch the next season for sure.Luca Sartoni
The only difference between screwing around and science is writing it down.
We can afford to make bad decisions; what we can’t afford is learning nothing from them.
You have no control on what others think of you. Don’t use their feedback as an imprint, but as an input, eventually.Luca Sartoni, The Owl and The Beetle Newsletter
For most of us, knowledge of our world comes largely through sight, yet we look about with such unseeing eyes that we are partially blind. One way to open your eyes to unnoticed beauty is to ask yourself, ‘What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?’Rachel Carson
I’ve learned that embracing the ‘why’ of what I’m doing is a lot more valuable than the ‘what’.
A vision helps drive me forward and estabilish an overarching sense of purpose, whereas a set target always changes once I hit it. Life tends not to obey the metrics or deadlines usually associated with goals, so setting a strong vision rather than a concrete goal can be a much more powerful, ambitious long-term motivator.
Emphasys is mine … I’ll ad up the author as I’ve took a photo of this phrase a couple of months ago and forgot to take note.
Find the things you love, and the people you love, and make time for both.Dan Oshinsky
Sometimes, life doesn’t have to be much more complicated than that.