Thoughts

Beyond GDP

Posted on May 14, 2019

Society as such has reached a point of transition. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was a useful metric last century but now it causes more harm than good. GDP is harming our society and planet because as a metric it is unable to capture the different shades of the contemporary society. Like it or not, we belong to a society, and therefore it is our responsibility to push politicians to upgrade the metrics they use. The shortcomings of GDP (GrossRead More

We might have a fancy watch, but that doesn’t mean we’re good at telling time.

Posted on March 19, 2019

Everyone is so obsessed with tools that we forget to reflect. Cutting edge tools won’t make you better at your craft. If you’re already good at it will improve but tools by themselves won’t make you a professional. A professional photographer carries around many different lenses and gadgets to carry on with their work. However, if you don’t know about photography buying the same set of items as the professionals won’t make you a professional by chance. You need toRead More

A degree is not telling anything about a person

Posted on March 13, 2019

A degree is used for HR departments to asses if a person is qualified for a position or not. A degree is a showcase for a reputation that no one knows about. A degree tells that you were able to survive X amount of years in the university. A degree does not say if you actually learned anything. A degree does not say if you’re an assh*le or a nice person. A degree does not say if you will aimRead More

Few concepts to live by

Posted on February 3, 2019

Internet is full of lists like this post. Most of the lists are repetitive and useless. They bring to the table the same old information again and again. However, these paragraphs are different. They bring new and fresh insights to your life. These insights are from Robert Greene, author of many important books such as 33 strategies of war, Mastery, and 48 laws of power among others. Those are life changing books that everyone should read. But if you needRead More