One of the hard parts about entrepreneurship is the lack of acknowledgement and appreciation when starting out. No one really knows what you are doing. A few people may know the hypothesis behind what you are trying to accomplish but for most unproven ideas they start their life as just that - an unproven hypothesis. … Continue reading The Myth of Sisyphus starring the hopeful entrepreneur
By some strange coincidence the film about the life of Steve Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher aired on tv yesterday, the same night as I had written my review about his book. It can be seen as nothing else than the world conspiring to make me write about the film as well - so here goes. … Continue reading Steve Jobs the movie starring Ashton Kutcher
There has been a lot of different opinions when it comes to foam rolling. Some people swear by it while others says it is a total waste of time and highlights the foam-roller as the most over-hyped accessory in the fitness industry. But now finally there has been some scientific research that looked into the … Continue reading Does foam rolling work? Mobility, warm-up and science.
This will by no means be a full description of block starts, that will be beyond the scope of this post, but I will instead focus on the first few steps you take out of the blocks as they are some of the most important steps and sets you up for the rest of the … Continue reading Sprinting – The art of the start – The first few steps
I've had this book on my shelf for quite some while. I actually started reading it while in Dublin on a business trip some 6-8 months ago - got very amused by it, but at the time I was in the midst of two other books so had to leave it for some while and … Continue reading Surely you’re joking Mr. Feynman!
This may come of as a very unconventional tip for breaking procrastination or even hard to believe - I found it that way when I first read it somewhere - but again and again it somehow works for me, so it might work for you. Even though I keep my productivity in close check and … Continue reading Cleaning up your procrastination
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lma5oPLelw Heard about this project a few weeks ago. The XPRIZE organization is a non-profit organization that creates public competitions to tackle big world problems. They are usually backed by very big checks to the winners of each competition. This specific competition is their global learning competition. In short and completely stolen of their site: … Continue reading Accelerate global learning with XPRIZE
Goals – you have got to have goals – right!? Especially in this century of self-improvement. You can't be drifting along figuring out what to do as you go along. I do not think goals are the big solution to all your problems or that they are the universal solution to all your problems – … Continue reading You evolve – so do your goals
There are actually two things that brought me onto this book. First, or what chronically actually is second as I will explain shortly, it showed as related content on Amazon when I was looking for Into the wild, which I have written about here as Jon Krakauer is the author of both. But actually I … Continue reading Into thin air – the Everest disaster
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDcVrVA4bSQ Saw this documentary the other night. Apart from a lot of racing towards the smallest space to live in, I think it was quite inspirational. Of course as the title suggests it preaches minimalism and simple living. The easy part is just to wave them of the table as crazy individuals, but if you … Continue reading Constraint inspires creativity – tiny houses documentary