When Elon Musk was still in college, he decided that there were three industries that are of extreme importance in the survival of mankind: transportation, space and energy. If you know who Elon Musk is, you know that he is the CEO of Tesla Motors (an all-electric car company), CEO of Space X (a private space exploration company) and the Chairman of Solar City (a solar-energy company). He sunk all of his energy, resources and time into the three industries he knew would revolutionize the future and he now runs a billion-dollar company in each.Read More
Last weekend I attended a friend's wedding where I got to see and catch up with a lot of old friends. Of course, the classic, "how've things been going?" question inevitably started every conversation.Read More
Is luck this elusive fairy godmother that only grants wishes to a few randomly selected good looking people? Perhaps it isn't as random as we'd like to think. In fact, it might be—to an extent—reproducible. I want to pull back the curtain a bit and give us a glimpse into the world of opportunity because I believe that with practice, time and a little work, we might be able to create a bit of luck for ourselves.Read More
The world loves to tell us what we should care about - usually as some sort of marketing ploy, other times just to promote someone's agenda. It's far too easy to get wrapped up in these sorts of things because everyone else is - it's a herd mentality. If everyone is telling me that I should care about it... well, maybe I should!
There are certainly a large number of things worth your time and attention. Some however, just aren't worth it.Read More
I rather hated geography in school.
Memorizing lists upon lists of countries (despite my love for lists) seemed a tedious and reward-less task. Why do I need to know where Slovakia is (no offense to any Slovakians reading this)? With no motivation to give me a swift kick in the rear, all I was left with was a map and a boring evening ahead.Read More