Mastery and Craft
Embarking on the journey to hone your craft.
I have been spending more and more time on Youtube, Skillshare, and other online platforms. A lot of what I’m doing there is learning. If you do it right, you can train the algorithm to work for you [https://davidsherry.substack.com/p/turn-your-filter-bubble-into-a-classroom?s=w] , rather than pull
Refinement is the ingredient present in the art we love, the architecture, the music, books, or any other type of human creativity. In science is about refinement. We continually learn more and more about the cell, about the stars, and how matter interacts. In art, we continually refine what we
Everything worthwhile comes from building something of substance. But it’s the appearances people chase.
So if you want to be an expert today the irony is that you can own a keyword. But not via Google.
Everyone begins their journey naive, and sometimes...bold. If you're lucky, people put up with your naiveté long enough for you to gain wisdom. I was lucky in that regard. But I choose the startup route. It seemed to fit my strengths, which in most other areas were weaknesses. Startups
In your 20’s you're driven by desire. You’ve been so accustomed to pleasing others, seeking positive feedback, seeking status, chasing money… you do all you can do get external rewards. You’re drive makes you blind to most others, and you’re somewhat self-centered, by only as a
There are a few things I can’t be trusted with. One of them is Dark Chocolate – I’ll eat the whole bar if it’s nearby. That said, when I only buy one bar per week at the grocery store, I tend not to eat more than that, even
I’ve been having tension in the back of my neck for about a week now. At first, I blamed it on a lack of movement, but I’ve gotten my 10,000 steps in. I’ve spent time stretching, too, but for some reason, I keep coming back. As
Today, criticism and polarization are the lenses that are applied to the news that we are given. We watch people in videos on social media, in the news, we read stories, and we think to ourselves “What an idiotic decision! How could THEY do that?” But to be wise is
In the age of abundance, the web has allowed us to publish infinite pages, download thousands of apps, expand our footprint without any borders… Our ideas extend with the space we give them. The hard work, then, is adding constraints to an infinite page. A master flips the foreground and