Dealing with Resistance when Learning Something New

Photo by Green Chameleon on Unsplash I recently dived into learning about Ethereum and the Solidity programming language. This is partly motivated by seeing the huge potential blockchain technology has for changing our lives (I want to ride this new technological wave) and partly because it's a total paradigm shift (and my brain loves those). I have a … Continue reading Dealing with Resistance when Learning Something New

Calibrate Yourself for Success – Blasting Through the Beginner Phase

Calibration is the process of refining your thoughts and behaviors to consistently achieve good results. Just like tuning a musical instrument. When you start learning a new skill or activity, you'll probably suck. But you can go from beginner to intermediate more quickly. How to Be a Good Newbie This calibration does not happen while … Continue reading Calibrate Yourself for Success – Blasting Through the Beginner Phase

What Does it Take to Admit You’re Wrong?

Do you ever honestly entertain the possibility that you are totally wrong about something? Doesn't matter if the issue is political, social, scientific, spiritual or whatever. Yeah, you may pose the question to yourself, but then you think of your first strong argument and immediately dismiss the possibility. Or, your core belief may be right, but … Continue reading What Does it Take to Admit You’re Wrong?