For better or worse (mostly worse), external pressures tend to shape our personalities. This coercion comes from:Our careers: You need to impress Bob if you want the promotion!Our neighbors: Look at our new SUX 6000! You should get one too!Family: You sister (insert one: moved out, had a baby, got a new job, got straight A). When are you going to be more like her?Friends: … [Read more...] about Who Are You Really?
Part of successful living is identifying your weaknesses, creating a plan to defeat them, and executing.Example: TennisI suck at tennis.I'm going to take lessons and practice regularly.I will work had and be tenacious. I will hit lots of balls.That was lean on detail. Allow me to elaborate:Example 2: WritingAcknowledge the weakness: I'm not a good writer but … [Read more...] about New Challenges To Conquer Old Weaknesses (Future You!)
Hello Mad Fientist! Please join me for a short journey in the Wayback Machine. The year was 2013. 1500 Days was less than a year old and since I was enjoying writing for the blog, I figured that it would be a good idea to go to FinCon, a conference for finance media creators. The first night of the conference, I attended an opening night party. I was a bit terrified, standing … [Read more...] about We’re on the Mad Fientist and Shop My Closet Podcasts!