32 Lessons At Age 32

32 Lessons At Age 32 Today is my 32nd birthday! This past year has been the best year of my life, by far, and I’d like to share what I have learned so far in my journey. Some of these are principles, some of them are observations. 1. If you’re conscientious and healthy, parenthood is totally worth…

Motivation As Life Force

Motivation is the “get up and go” drive that people possess. I see it as “life force” itself. It’s perhaps an antiquated way of framing it or phrasing it but it’s accurate: I see people with a lot of motivation and experience them as lively and eager. I see people with little motivation and experience…

Managing People’s Expectations

Managing People’s Expectations Managing people’s expectations involves taking inventory of what they want for you and behaving in a way that prevents them from judging you negatively. This type of self-erasure doesn’t necessarily involve actually conforming to people’s expectations. It does involve maintaining the appearance of having done so to their faces. The standard nomenclature…