When I think of the word “revolution,” I think of Tim Ferriss’s Four Hour Work Week. Even though I’m aware of most of the great revolutions that have taken place throughout history, it’s this book that changed my life drastically.
I have loved reading for as long as I can remember. By the time I was in sixth grade, I had moved on from Famous Five and Hardy Boys to Agatha Christie and Arthur Conan Doyle. Even today, reading fiction remains my favorite leisure activity.
My standard answer to this question is, “I am a writer.”
But it wasn’t the answer that I always gave. Even after I started believing that I could write well, I could never work up the courage to say I was a writer because I was still working as an automobile engineer.
People say they can recollect the proudest moments of their life in crystal clear detail. The birth of a child, their graduation day, the day of their first promotion, and even the first time they…
Have you ever dismissed a compliment? Or waved away the thanks you received for doing something you would have done anyway?
I was that way when I was in my last job. My anger blinded me to even genuine compliments. I used…