Randy Pausch: Make Your Dreams Reality
Randy Pausch, pancreatic cancer victim, reminds us in his last lecture to stop our whining because happiness is a choice we make day by day.
You only have one chance to make your dreams a reality, so do it.
When To Lie To Get Ahead
> **Summary** > Honesty is more difficult than you think, and the naive approach to honesty will sink your business. Lie to get ahead. It was painless and it only took 15 minutes. The only disturbing part was watching the smoke rise from my testicles while an early-20s blonde trainee watched everything. Dr. Stein had pulled my vas deferens out of a small incision in my scrotum and used a red hot clamp to bisect and cauterize them. The rising smoke meant I would never have children. Mine was the nearly 17,000th vasectomy Dr. Stein had performed, not including the...
What you believe becomes your reality. When all women are bitches, and all guys are assholes, and money is nothing but stress, and business is hard, then you're going to end up a stressed out bitch surrounded by assholes slogging through a hard business. But it works the other way too. My expectation that the people in my life will fill me with light and energy is a self fulfilling prophecy because when people fall short of my expectation, they stop spending time in my life. The words we use and expectations we have, both positive and negative, create the...