Facing a situation, you have two options (and two only): Either you accept it, or change it. Do not think you don't have the ability to change things because they depend on something out of your control. You are fooling yourself. If something reaches you. You can change it! But only, if you really want … Continue reading Either you accept it or change it
Today I'm celebrating one year of working remotely. The least I can say is it's a completely different mindset, culture and experience. I learned a lot about time management, communication, and lot of technical knowledge. Thanks to all my teammates and people of Automattic. Happy to be part of this awesome company. After one year … Continue reading 1 year working remotely
We've been getting rewards since our childhood. But somehow, when we get older, we stop rewarding ourself. We maybe think we are too old for this. But, years are only numbers. Life is too short. Reward yourself after completing something. And use it as a motivator to do more.
Your friends are people you'll spend lot of time with. They will shape how you think, and how you feel. Choose people who treat others with respect and dignity. The way they treat a waiter tells a lot about them. And most importantly, choose friends with ethics.
In order to be unique in a professional career, you need to be in the top 1% of what you're doing. But reality is, it's hard to be in the top 1%. Your chances are near null, unless you started doing it early, have good mentors, and a bit lucky. Scott Adams suggests another thing … Continue reading Be unique
The last quote was, be interesting. And now you need to shut up. Or more importantly, you need to balance between keeping quiet and talking. Always talking will make you a jerk. Even if you have knowledge. Only talk when you feel you'll add information to the subject. And sometimes, even if you think you … Continue reading Shut up
Everyone want to talk to interesting people. Those sharing knowledge, ideas and experiences. To be one, get ideas about fields other than what you're working on. Try things people do not usually do. Try minimalism, fasting, podcasting and others. Read about history, how things work, children books, etc. Make these your default time companions, instead … Continue reading Be interesting