idgaf

realised it’s been a while since I’ve woke up excited — where I look forward to something I’ll be doing that day. head is just filled with short term mundane stuff like what time I’m about to break the fast, what I’m gonna eat, checking in with my body if I am hungry, whether or…

Should I Quit My Job?

Background: The past three years or so I’ve talked myself out of quitting my job four times, managed two episodes of burnout, been in constant battle with the Resistance while taming a growing pressure to replace my main stream of income with “diversifed income streams”. This is my latest attempt at clarifying my thoughts (i.e.…

ThoughtsTREams

Currently I see there are two functions of writing: Writing to think Writing to communicate Below are things I write to understand. Once I did, I will rewrite and publish them to the blog, where I write to communicate. I do want to publish more evergreen notes, and the only way to have more work…

What’s the value of management consulting?

https://elischragenheim.com/2016/07/01/from-a-toc-perspective-paying-tribute-to-a-great-pragmatic-thinker/ In a public speech he gave in 1971 he warned: “The wealth of information means a dearth of something else: a scarcity of whatever it is that information consumes. What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a…

Trust Your Judgement

That op-ed from Yuval Harari the other day: the world after coronavirus. Apparently it wasn’t just me who thought it’s a bunch of nothing. https://twitter.com/ne0liberal/status/1248570850258935809 Is this just people trying to signal being more “woke” than Yuval? Or it is genuinely trash? https://twitter.com/TheAnnaGat/status/1248568134983958529 https://twitter.com/TheAnnaGat/status/1248569240074018817 What I took from this is…. speak up. share your thoughts.…

Is there a way to learn non-linearly?

if we can only think linearly (where it’s natural to do cause-effect deduction, reductionism), then it feels learning is an even more restricted / bottlenecked activity in this pandemic it became more apparent how bad we are at wrapping our heads around / making sense of complex adaptive systems like the world. we can’t easily…

The unknowns

People so sure of their own shit giving shit to other people who are also just holding onto their own shit when actually no one has a fucking clue whats gonna happen. we are so sure of things but really no one knows what we don’t see what we don’t know When you grow up…

Sok Tau

lucu jg sih karena hampir semua org pingin tau kira2 ke depannya bakal gimana, strategi apa yg mesti diambil, supaya bisa siap2, curi start, etc. tp saat yg bersamaan semua org sotoy merasa tau dan yakin yg ngebully setiap opini inget: itu opini. nggak ada yg tau semua “ahli” juga cuma bisa menerka mereka dan…