Attitude Changes Everything

Your attitude effects how you view the world. In the business world, this is key, especially working in companies that are running Growth Hacking or Lean Startup approaches. Innovation comes from a positive attitude. Exponential growth only occurs in situations when the status quo is questioned, when grand ideas are presented. Maybe those ideas seem crazy … Continue reading Attitude Changes Everything

Achieve Success: How to Squash Your Own Ego

So it feels good to tell the world about your successes right? Of course, you should feel proud of yourself, especially if you have accomplished great things in your career. However, don’t brag about it to others. Most people are not interested in how a project made you feel. If anything, it makes you come … Continue reading Achieve Success: How to Squash Your Own Ego

The Trap of Hero Worship

For looking to mentors for inspiration, try not to fall into the trap of hero worship. Many people will put their mentors on a pedestal, such as the hollywood actors. You’ve got to remember that these people are still people, not gods or goddesses. They still have their flaws. Many of the times, these folks … Continue reading The Trap of Hero Worship

Applying Philosophy to Design Thinking: Stoicism

Design is about human experience. What’s a better way to learn how to think and how people think other than learning some philosophy? Especially if it can be applied daily to realistic circumstances and is not abstract or controversial. Stoicism: What Stands In the Way Becomes the Way I highly suggest that you learn the … Continue reading Applying Philosophy to Design Thinking: Stoicism

Handling Rejection When Creating Art

Creation is Art What you create transforms into what is called art. Replicas are not art. Anyone can mass produce paintings. Look at all of the replicas of the Vincent van Gogh paintings. Theo, Vincent’s brother, also was trained in sketching and painting. We don’t see his work in museums, we see his brother’s work … Continue reading Handling Rejection When Creating Art

How To Deal With The Asshole At Work

There’s always going to be that one guy or lady who is a complete jerk. You know who I’m talking about. The one who’s been around forever and no one knows why they’re even still employed. The one who is totally ego driven, who manipulates others to get what they want out of a project … Continue reading How To Deal With The Asshole At Work