30 Random 2021 Insights

Random Observation/Comment #743: Even if the years pass quickly, I’ll have a blog of random thoughts.

Why this List?

When going through my end of year clean up, I archive old Keep notes that come from random inspirations. Here’s some of my favorite out of context random notes from 2021.

  1. What we do is much more than what we have
  2. Do and wisdom will come
  3. Happiness is in the pursuit and not the possession
  4. Maximize your good deeds
  5. Networking can get you into doors that degrees cannot
  6. A place for everything and everything for its place
  7. Don’t change your habit, change your habitat
  8. I have everything I want except for relevance, self awareness, and meaning
  9. When the facts change, I change my opinion
  10. The best way to change the world is to change yourself
  11. It’s easier to change yourself than the world
  12. Kill 2 birds with one stone –> Feed 2 birds with one scone
  13. Use power of influence and not influence of power
  14. Success is in the last 10%
  15. What do you call a magician that lost his magic? Ian
  16. I went to church occasionally, but not religiously
  17. The key to your success is your rejection
  18. If you don’t have a cup, you can’t fill it with water. Be a cup with questions and fill it with information.
  19. Bacon and eggs – the chicken is involved, but the pig is committed
  20. Bulls take the stairs up and bears take the elevator down
  21. The thing about freedom is not just to say what you want, but to choose not to listen
  22. Get comfortable with being rigorously unproductive once in a while
  23. They need to understand that we’re human so they can understand that they’re human
  24. Something beats nothing by an infinite amount
  25. How long is a good idea?
  26. Throat clearing should just be one or two sentences
  27. Good design is as little design as possible
  28. Self improvement is an endless process and not an overnight sensation
  29. If you want to be a good friend, ask people for help.
  30. The semantics of success were hers and no one else’s

~See Lemons Randomly Insightful