How I Built a Nice Collection of Aging Problems

When it comes to email, I designed a system to collect and put problems on hold without solving them. In other areas of life, I address problems right away, by design. Now, I'm looking for other ways I can design for addressing problems right away, rather than saving them for later.

Where My New Ideas Come From

I started writing so that I could document and publish old ideas, however, what I discovered was that writing is actually how I develop new and better ideas. Writing is more about surfacing new ideas than it is about documenting old ones.

What Success Cannot Teach Us

A line from Neil Gaiman's MasterClass helped me realize that only in failure can we learn what success fails to teach us. The perspective from reaching the finish line of a failed race is quite different and valuable to learning and growing.

My Sneaky Limiting Beliefs to Reinvention

Reflecting on past limiting beliefs, I discovered that sometimes they come back in different forms. They are harder to recognize and just as distracting. Fortunately, giving myself time and space allowed me to see what I couldn't see before.

The Moment I Went From Amateur to Pro

In Atomic Habits by James Clear, he mentions the difference between an amateur and a pro. Reflecting on my last few weeks of writing, I realized I lived up to what he defines as pro. I also contribute another distinction between amateur and pro.