For many years I worked six days a week, so that I can take a day off to go out and enjoy time with friends. There were also weeks and months I worked seven days a week non-stop, but I always made sure to take some time off – an hour or two per day … Continue reading Routines and side projects
I've been thinking about options lately. I think about work opportunities, technological changes and decisions, family and relationships, eating and healthy lifestyles, and everyday life choices, among others. Interestingly, there's something that keeps popping up: all of these options are binary. I can't have both because life is about making decisions, compromising and giving our … Continue reading Options
“Those times when you get up early and you work hard, those times when you stay up late and you work hard, those times when you don't feel like working, you're too tired, you don't want to push yourself, but you do it anyway. That is actually the dream. That's the dream" - Kobe Bryant
When do I know it's been enough and it's time to settle for what I currently have in my pursuit of more and better? I'd probably be just fine if I settle for what I have in life and career, but it'd be foolish to do so because I know it wouldn't make me happy … Continue reading When is enough?
Most of us are scared to begin something: a new job, a new relationship, a new business, a conversation, a step forward, aside, or down... You are not the only one. But what separates one person from another is the willingness to jump into the unknown and start. We will never know everything. We know … Continue reading Starting
Life is so short and death comes by so quickly, especially taking away the best ones from our side. What does somebody leave behind death? A legacy? But what kind of legacy and through whom and how? I believe we leave our legacy by doing good, fighting for the right reasons, and inspiring others to … Continue reading Celebrating life
As a human being, I try to be better everyday, make people around me better, and hopefully, leave the world in a better place. But everything starts from within because that's the only part I have control over.
"Never forget why you're doing what you're doing. Are you helping people? Are they happy? Are you happy? Are you profitable? Isn't that enough?" – Derek Sivers, Anything You Want
Your relationships will be some of the most important things you will have in your life. They are a reflection of who you are or aren't. They can make you better or worse. According to Jim Rohn, "we are the average of the five people we spend the most time with." This is a reminder … Continue reading Healthy Relationships
"What we do in life echoes in eternity" – Maximus on Gladiator