Perception is subjective. Everything we experience is reconstructed by our individual minds to create uniquely different versions of reality. We tell ourselves a story that dictates how we think, and over time, we become that story. If you’re going to practice escapism (which we all do in one way or another), why not do it in a healthy way? Utilize your escapism to help bring you closer to building a life you don’t need
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The chat that transpired took me on a brief trip down memory lane. That conversation stuck with me, as all good ones do. I decided to create this post as a running tab of the thoughts that come up as a result of this question. I’ll update it over time. If I had a time machine, here’s the advice I’d give to my younger self: Don’t seek security, seek randomness. In Mr. Davies’ 12th grade
Idea Generation “Write down every single idea you have no matter how big or small.” Richard Branson “The best startups generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch.” Michael Arrington “When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.” Josh James If you’re stuck in this phase, here are some questions to help you come up with ideas. Solving Problems “Don’t find customers
I got thinking about how I came up with some of my first ideas. For me, it was process of answering questions just like the ones below. If I dug deep enough, I’d still be able to find my early brainstorming notes filed away in Google Drive or scribbled on the inside covers of books. A funny thing happened over time. Once I had gone through the process enough times, my mind was trained
Both freelancing and entrepreneurship can be great ways to start an online business. Each can earn you the freedom to work for yourself if you go through the correct the process of identifying a customer need and fulfilling it. Early on, I quit my job to start freelancing so I could spend more time working on my website ideas. Once one of them took off, made the switchover to full-time entrepreneurship. Which you should