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Don’t Overcomplicate It

I kept clicking, but I couldn’t find the answer. I am about to hit the keyboard. I wish they could feel it. Maybe someone could invent that. A USB smash button. It could be a great user experience tool. Users smash the button when they can’t figure out what you do, or how to contact […]

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Could You Spend All Day Doing It?

I left a meal recently so that I could go home and finish reading a book. I wasn’t rude, I told my girlfriend before we left for the meal that I wanted to leave early so that I could continue reading. Maybe that is rude. There were some American tourists at the meal. I told […]

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25 Things To Do During Pomodoro Breaks

The Pomodoro technique is one of the methods that help me become more productive after my Mother died. It gave me a framework in which to focus and then relax (in my breaks). I don’t do it every day. But I still use the method frequently when I am writing or working on a project […]

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How To Gain An Unfair Advantage

There is no secret. I don’t think the people you admire are aliens. I think they worked hard and had self-belief. Any talent they had was amplified by the above. Kanye West made 5 beats a day for 3 summers. Try making 5 beats a day for 3 summers. You want to win. We all […]

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Become a Day Ninja

A day ninja isn’t a thing. Well, it wasn’t, now it is. Because I just made it up. I wanted to make it into a business, like Takeshi’s Castle but for day hire. I thought it would be good for events. I think it could be a good business. But you can be a day ninja […]

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The Easiest Way To Burn Calories

Order a McDonald’s. And a KFC. And stuff your face with cheese. It’s okay. Your brain will save you. On ONE condition. You have to think really hard for a week. Oh, and you might have a heart attack. You also have to remain completely still. Without any prompting, the brain burns about a tenth of […]

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What Should You Do For Free?

I didn’t realise that Ryan Holiday is only 27. I’m jealous. I hate it when people younger than me do things I should have done by now. I don’t exactly know why that is, I think I am getting better at dealing with it. Though I am quite tense as I write this. On that note, […]

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Slow It Up

Don’t work hard today. Don’t put in extra hours. Don’t try and work smarter. Fuck working smarter. Work slow today. Half-speed. Why? Because you’re getting old. Your brain is acting older than you are. The old are replaced with new, fresh faces. If you haven’t invested in creativity. You’re in trouble. Knowledge can be replaced. […]

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One Great Lesson From My First Trip To Aldi

Yesterday, I visited Aldi for the first time. On the way, my girlfriend told me that they still have trolleys where you have to put a pound coin in before you can take them away. I didn’t even know this system still existed. I suggested to my girlfriend that instead of using pound coins, Aldi should […]

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