It’s never been easier to talk, to distract ourselves, to puff ourselves up.
To look at a sleeping baby, defenseless and pure, and think, ‘How many likes do you think this will get?’ struck us as particularly gross.
I am down on copycats and trend followers. I like podcasting too much and value my own sanity (and the sanity of other awesome people) too much to think that the world needs us to collectively waste time on other people’s self-indulgent personal brand building.
The private diaries of one of Rome’s greatest emperors, the personal letters of one of Rome’s best playwrights and wisest power brokers, the lectures of a former slave and exile, turned influential teacher.
Willing to work for free to prove yourself is a great little distinction. But it’s worthless by itself.
Only assholes recline their seats – When stuck in economy, and craving for a little more space, remember everyone else is stuck in economy too. Treat your fellow man with respect—don’t recline your seat.
Most people are not strategic. They are reactive.
People don’t change, you told me. Actions speak louder than words. I think in this case, that’s the best advice you’ve ever given me.
Sports embody the best and the worst of life—our competitive urges, teamwork, grace under pressure, realizing our potential, the agony of defeat.
“Envy is merely the meanest form of admiration, and a man who envies another admits thereby his own inferiority.”