Bill & Melinda Gates wrote an annual letter about the work their foundation has been doing for the last 25 years. It is fascinating how much they have accomplished and even more fascinating to see the way they approach it. There are some valuable lessons one can take out of it. Some highlights: - "There's … Continue reading On the Gates Foundation 2017 annual letter
I constantly see people rise in life who are not the smartest, sometimes not even the most diligent, but they are learning machines. They go to bed every night a little wiser than they were when they got up and boy does that help, particularly when you have a long run ahead of you. - … Continue reading Learning Machines
“Не побеждаваме Жътваря като живеем по-дълго. Побеждаваме го като живеем добре.” --Ранди Пауш (1960-2008), Последната лекция в Карнеги Меллон “Не е малко времето, с което разполагаме, а много го губим” --Луций Аней Сенека “Времето е валутата на вашият живот. То е единствената валута, която имате и само вие може да определите как да я изразходвате. … Continue reading За краткостта на живота
НОСЕТЕ СИ НОВИТЕ ДРЕХИ, МОМЧЕТА - падаме, както ходим, умираме, както спим. Въпросите на тая планета я решим, я не решим… Но не казвайте: утре ще бъдем красиви. Не казвайте: утре ще бъдем щастливи. Не казвайте: утре ще бъдем, ще бъдем… Ще обичаме утре, утре ще бъда любим. Носете си новите дрехи, момчета, падаме, както … Continue reading Носете си новите дрехи…
Very interesting study.TL;DR: Olympic Lifters have higher power outputs, peak forces, velocities, jump heights, and overall explosive performance than body builders, power lifters and sprinters. http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/asu/listing.aspx?id=7394
Throw away all the shit you don't really like. Ditch the boring gym you go to. Get rid of the clothes that don't make you feel awesome. Throw away the things you're not in love with. Remove the old crappy equipment you have. Leave the boring old apartment you live in. Don't go with your … Continue reading Up Your Game!
"Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure." - Thomas J. Watson, founder of IBM
This is mostly a transcript of a short presentation I gave in San Diego in September. Many people told me, it really made big impact on them so I decided to share it here on my blog. Dale Carnegie is an american writer, lecturer and developer of different famous courses about self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, … Continue reading 3 rules from Dale Carnegie for dealing with people
Short and masterful talk by Richard St. John. Are you missing any of the 8? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMTV3jZrDUU As a bonus, one of my favorite wallpapers:
One of the benefits of choosing to have amazing people to inspire from is that you often find gems that can completely shatter your world. A collection of 13 life changing TED talks. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_6vDLq64gE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cpc-t-Uwv1I http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn_9f5x0f1Q http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4q1dgn_C0AU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QleRgTBMX88 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9cGdRNMdQQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsFEV35tWsg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgRlrBl-7Yg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgOTaXhbqPQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_6-iVz1R0o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FBxfd7DL3E http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2V0vOFexY4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NL0uxDscjdo Thanks to Joe Rogan.