You could then discover that you make more than, say, 80 percent of the people matching your profile.
But here’s the kicker. It doesn’t matter. There is only one comparison that does matter. Do you have enough for you? Not enough for someone else, the people on an imaginary app or even your neighbor, but for you. If the answer is yes, then it’s time to put away the yardstick and get on with life.
– Carl Richards ‘Comparisons with others can obscure our own goals‘ The New York Times
Well it seems to me that finding your passion is critical to having a full and fulfilling life. And you have to put yourself in a place to do that. For me, it started with a woman who knew what she wanted to do long before I did and who pushed me to “figure it out” and it ended with a couple guys, Milton and Bliss, who passed their passion on to me.
I am sure there are many other ways to get there. But it won’t happen without help. So surround yourself with people who care about you and listen to them. And good things will come from that.
– Fred Wilson ‘Finding your passion‘ AVC
Conservatives seemed to prefer stories with clear-cut endings. Liberals, on the other hand, had more tolerance for a story like public radio’s Serial, which ends with some uncertainty and ambiguity.
– Oliver Morrison ‘Waiting for the conservative Jon Stewart‘ The Atlantic
And now, dear children, continue in him, so that when he appears we may be confident and unashamed before him at his coming.
– 1 John 2:28