I finally got out of customer service, finally got out of the Fortune 500, in hopes that this new job will be something awesome.
We shall see.
Thank you, Jesus.
Customer service = putting up with people’s shit all day
I don’t want to come home and put up with more shit.
Stephen King is a champ, logging 2500 words every morning before he leaves his desk.
Somebody famous wrote that it takes 10,000 hours to master something.
If I write 10,000 hours, I possibly could become a master writer. I would at least be better, even if not a master, per se.
And a lot of other people say the best way to reach that 10,000 hour mark is to do it every day, just like Mr. King.
I’m hitting about 75% right now. What about you?
An Escape From Excessive Time Whoredom
Trading time for money is a bad deal. Steve Pavlina says so. Jonathan Edwards says so too. For different reasons, both of these “thought leaders” explain that the value of time is so great that any price tag put on it is far below its true value.
Like most people, though, my occupation is based on this broken value system.
If you have a problem or a need, chances are you can find a “solution” online. Or if there isn’t one yet, there will be soon.
Today the world’s biggest bookseller is opening up shop as a lending library. That’s right, Amazon is getting into the book lending business, albeit on a very small scale. This is good for Kindle owners, and a sign that Amazon is going to go to the mat to ensure that it puts a Kindle in as many hands as possible.
The company is announcing the Kindle Owner’s Lending Library, which will feature thousands of books that Kindle owners with an Amazon Prime membership can download. This comes in addition to the Prime library of more than 13,000 movies and TV shows.
1. Find something that can make money
2. Find something that you love
3. Find something that you can be the best in (or make a world where you are the best at it)
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Sometimes the buzzing is intolerable.
A few months ago, our was house was seemingly invaded by flies. I don’t know where they came from, but it was ridiculous.
Excitement and anticipation of the unknown surged through my body as my friend Taguchi drove me through the foothills of Japan in the Kansai region.