Great post, I have 5 kids and a happy marriage so I have have to train myself to accept a slower pace of progress in things I ideally want NOW! I don’t think it helps that society teaches us to expect immediate: immediate contact through mobile communication, amazon prime next-day delivery, TV on demand, it sets us up to believe we should be able to…
This is profound. We suddenly have access to a third person perspective of our thoughts thereby enabling us to target which part of our thought processes needs refinement all while being able to connect other mental models.
A fantastic, well written story. You might consider a “Cliff’s Notes” at some point. Kinda like a print movie trailer. This story has a lot to get thru. Marcus Aurelius was a famous journal keeper. I write a lot of daft, uhm, draft emails I never send as do you I bet. Keep up the good work.
Brilliant Article, Michael. So many nuggets in here, and I couldn’t agree more. The concepts and topics I teach through my corporate talks are the ones I know most intimately… all through the process of teaching it.