what you can’t do

Being able to do something is often a matter of perspective. There are many things that seem impossible, but some people can do it. Are they magician? No, they simply figured out how to do it. When we say “I can’t do it” beforehand we’re expressing our little hope in the outcome, the fact that […]

your job, your life

If you’re struggling with a career choice you can always think about what’s important for you. For some people it is required to have the best job in the world, others need just a job because their life is outside. It’s mostly a matter of priorities, but sometimes we are fooled by our expectations and […]

unexpected teachers

I have an old school friend. When we were kids nobody would trust him because he was the kind of boy who’d get into trouble. He was not that troublesome, he was just more active and more curious than others, which led him to do some things that were borderline, but he never crossed the […]

Schedule your life

These days I’m reconsidering the power of prescheduling, even for life. Given the fact that I have less time each day, dedicating a part of the night before to scheduling tasks is very helpful because in the morning I have no excuses: I must do them. When you write something in a short list it […]

we’ve got the same problems

When you’re a child you always think that you will be different. That you want fall for the same tricks as your parents, that you will choose a different route. Throughout our lives we strongly think about this, we believe in this. One point we might miss is that we are presented with the same […]

we’re not prepared

I was talking with a colleague about my future child. He was scared as hell “I was always dependent on someone, now having someone depending on me is scaring me. I cannot fail, I cannot show weaknesses” All in all I think he’ll be an amazing father. He has many talents and he’s a very […]

if it helps you then it’s fine

It doesn’t matter if it’s cheap or expensive. If something does help you getting the job done a being consistent on it, then it’s worth its price. Obviously we shouldn’t be tricked into thinking that by just buying something we will be better. They are, after all, tools, and as all tools we should be […]

better be kind

Jeff besos speech at the princeton is something to look up to. He writes a couple of interesting things such as “one day you’ll understand that it’s harder to be kind than clever.” and “Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a choice. Gifts are easy — they’re given after all. Choices can be hard.” or […]

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