Hello Monday with Jessi Hempel: Mastering Change with Author Bruce Feiler

A linear life is a nice idea. But as 2020 has taught us, life is way more like a game of chutes and ladders. We’re up. We’re down. We’re sidelined by a global pandemic. Unexpected change can feel disorienting, but according to author Bruce Feiler, navigating through is also a huge opportunity for growth. Bruce sitsContinue reading “Hello Monday with Jessi Hempel: Mastering Change with Author Bruce Feiler”

Reading – Thinking – Writing

I have recently started a media detox program of not reading online news, online blogs, social networks (Twitter, LinkedIn, FB, Instagram). Instead I am focusing on listening to interview based podcasts and reading physical books. During this journey of reassessing how I spend my attention and time, I also started powering off my cell phoneContinue reading “Reading – Thinking – Writing”

Delete Google Activities

Taking Back Control Of My Privacy Goodbye Infinite Scroll Media : LinkedIn App Goodbye Twitter @ tonytam Friends Don’t Let Friends’ Data Be Stolen #deleteAllFacebook (Instagram,WhatsApp) Life Strategy #1: Why I Am Only Reading Long Articles and Books Google Activities This is the hardest one yet.  I love the convenience of Google maps, suggestion browsingContinue reading “Delete Google Activities”

link: Seth Godin Your kitchen table

Taking Back Attention I’m going on a detox program with media Goodbye Infinite Scroll Media : LinkedIn App Goodbye Twitter @ tonytam Friends Don’t Let Friends’ Data Be Stolen #deleteAllFacebook (Instagram,WhatsApp) Thank you brain trust member : Seth Godin After I have done my detox, I find this gem in my email Your kitchen tableContinue reading “link: Seth Godin Your kitchen table”

Goodbye Infinite Scroll Media : LinkedIn App

I have removed Facebook I have removed Twitter Feb 8th, 2018 – Today I have removed the LinkedIn app from my phone.  It was a difficult decision because I have been using the LinkedIn app to catch up posting from my professional connections as well as messaging people on LinkedIn. Why? I’m trying to readContinue reading “Goodbye Infinite Scroll Media : LinkedIn App”

Finite and Infinite Games

This podcast episode from one of My ‘Virtual Brain Trust’, Seth Godin, has given me a framework to talk about how I’ve structured my life around longer term vision leading to the right short term actions. Seth Godin’s Akimbo Podcast Finite and Infinite Games The idea is that there are finite games and infinite games. Continue reading “Finite and Infinite Games”

Friends Don’t Let Friends’ Data Be Stolen #deleteAllFacebook (Instagram,WhatsApp)

On March 27th, 2018, I’ve decided to remove all my accounts on the following Facebook-owned apps: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. Facebook.com – This is easy because I only have 1 connection. Instagram – This is a little harder because I use the message feature to talk to 2 people on iOS devices.  So now weContinue reading “Friends Don’t Let Friends’ Data Be Stolen #deleteAllFacebook (Instagram,WhatsApp)”

Life Strategy #1: Why I Am Only Reading Long Articles and Books

Life Strategy #1 I optimize for time, attention and deep thought (see How I Optimize). This is part of what I will say YES to and will guide me in what I will say NO to on requests for my time. Starting in March 2018, I have disconnected from reading news as a daily habbit.Continue reading “Life Strategy #1: Why I Am Only Reading Long Articles and Books”