From today’s Daily Stoic… Steve Jobs told BusinessWeek in 2005, only midway through Apple’s stunning rise to becoming one of the world’s most valuable companies: “Quality is much better than quantity. . . . One home run is much better than two doubles.” Don’t think Steve was a student of the game of baseball 😉 A home runContinue reading
We tell ourselves that we need the right setup before we finally buckle down and get serious. Or we tell ourselves that some vacation or time alone will be good for a relationship or an ailment. This is self-deceit at its finest. It’s far better that we become pragmatic and adaptable—able to do what weContinue reading “Daily Stoic, 8/3/2019”
Today’s entry in The Daily Stoic is about how Stoicism is a journey, not an end. Very fitting. I want to aspire to be the perfect Stoic but that is impossible. Better to try and be better a bit every day. So inspired by what Epictetus said: If you don’t wish to be a hot-head,Continue reading “The Daily Stoic – 05/17/2019”
Data backed up. Mac erased. Fresh start with the intent to use it for what it is, a tool, and not let it run my life. Will be very cautious to what I allow on there.
Take nothing for granted. Don’t waste a moment feeling like you don’t have enough or comparing yourself to other people. Avoid the temptation to conflate your self-worth with your net-worth or your identity with your place in society. Because all of this is temporary. All of this is dependent on Fortune. from The Daily StoicContinue reading
“You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.” – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
One of the things I’ve been wanting to do for several years now is study Stoicism, but not Stoicism in the sense that most people seem to know: To the average person, this vibrant, action-oriented, and paradigm-shifting way of living has become shorthand for emotionlessness. but Stoicism in the sense of the way the authorsContinue reading “The Daily Stoic”