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Never stop proving yourself wrong.

Patience and Passion – Gary Vaynerchuk

"There's way to many people who are doing stuff that they hate. Please stop doing that. There is no reason to do !@# you hate! None. Promise me you won't .... Look yourself in the mirror and ask yourself, "What do I want to do everyday for the rest of my life?" Do that ... If you love Alf, do an Alf blog. You collect smurfs? Smurf-it-up. Whatever you need to do .... But...

Micromanaging, Opinions and Autonomy

You're an artist and you've been doing a lot more work than usual lately due to some recent management changes. You've started reporting to a new manager who tends to like a lot of detailed status information about what you're doing. Creating artwork doesn't seem to translate to status reports very well, so you tell him you're on track for a particular time frame and don't have any anticipated issues. But you also tell...

Obligations and Social Interactions

Let's say you have a friend named Alan that is sometimes a little annoying. You all get lunch every now and then and you enjoy his company, just not all the time. For whatever reason, you just rather not hang all the time. In fact, when you hang out with other friends, they don't want you to invite Alan. You've heard them tell Alan before fake reasons we didn't invite him. For the half...

Demonizing Political Beliefs and Dire Wolves

You see someone post something against your political views. You're calm enough to recognize that it's ok for there to be a difference in viewpoint, but you notice they are also really digging in. They say without saying that you're ignorant, that you and everyone else who believe like you do will be the downfall of the country. You feel the tendency to start to get defensive, you start to feel anger because you...