The Purpose of Life is Through Intrinsic Motivation
When I left my finance career after eighteen years, the underlying reason was that it was performance art. Success was
Where are You in Your Hero's Journey?
An orphan lives a relatively boring life with his uncle and aunt. He dreams of leaving but won’t, for
The Dance of the Bees: Finding Your Path as a Creator
Just like bees, online creators are in pursuit of their own sweet nectar: a Personal Monopoly. But we get stuck in either explore- or exploit-mode, when we should be dancing between the two.
It sounds sad that a 40-year old man needs permission from his parents, but we all look for permission in
How to Give Great Feedback
Grammar Nazis don’t give good feedback.
After giving feedback on more than 300 essays over three Write of Passage
The Centenarian Compass
What do you want to be when you grow up?
This question was the bane of my existence when I
100 Years of Gratitude
On this day, one hundred years ago, my grandfather left China. He was thirteen. He was alone. He landed in
The Digital Diaspora
My grandfather left China exactly one hundred years ago. He went through incredible hardship to provide a better opportunity for
Someone Else's Solution
Someone Else’s Problem. We’ve all said it. We’ve definitely all thought it. I’m glad I don’
What Peter Attia Taught Me about Anger Management
My wife had never snowboarded in her life, and last season I took on the challenge of teaching her. The