You’ve heard it a million times and, almost always, it was the correct thing to say. Almost always, if something looks, feels or seems too good to be true, it isn’t. I have only one problem with this. The “almost” part of it. Let me explain. Although, in the vast majority of contexts, this is … Read more Too Good To Be True
Working as a software developer comes with many perks: you can work remotely (or from coffee shops), you get to see your work used by thousands of people and you are almost forced to learn continuously. But one of the most interesting perks is the ability to reproduce processes and metrics from software development in … Read more Managing Past Versions Of Yourself
For years, if anybody would have asked me this question, I wouldn’t even think about the answer: entrepreneur, of course. I would have said this on auto-pilot, 100% convinced that this is, always has, and always will be the correct answer. A little bit of context is required, though. I became an entrepreneur when I … Read more Entrepreneur Or Employee?
The other day I was expressing some personal frustration on Facebook (where else?) about some further lockdown here in Spain. After a few consecutive prolongations of the initial “estado de alarma” (2 weeks each), the Government now wants a 5 weeks prolongation. And this in the context of very low epidemic numbers. My stance was … Read more What’s Important?
For about 7 years I worked as a radio anchor and, a week ago, I just remembered how it all started. I was a student at the Faculty of Journalism, in the post-Decembrist Bucharest, circa 1992. I was part of the second generation of students, working with a new set of teachers and curricula, which … Read more Just Dive In
At the beginning of 2020, Steve Pavlina announced on his Facebook account he will do a 365 days blogging challenge. He also asked if other people will join. At that time, I felt comfortable to only leave a small comment saying I will follow his efforts and show a bit of support every time I’ll … Read more Blog Every Day In 2020 – A 230 Days Challenge
Today I got out of the house to change my bombona (bottle gas). Since today was also the first day in which kids were finally allowed to go out, with their parents (for the first time since the start of the lockdown), I saw a lot of new people on the streets. The vast majority … Read more We Live In A High-Tech Medieval World
Imagine a sunny, beautiful day. Try picturing yourself walking down a nice street, watching people’s faces and feeling the fresh, morning air. Then try imagining another person coming right to you, with an open smile and whispering in a calm, but firm voice: “Hi, I’m going to change your life forever”. What would you do? … Read more Hi, I’m Going To Change Your Life Forever