What if our work won’t stay forever?

In Japanese culture, there is a painting technique called Buddha Board. We paint with watercolours.As the painting dries, the colours fade away, so does the painting. The work, no matter how beautiful, is no more. What if every work of ours was on a Buddha Board? It...

The best skill to learn in 21st century

Given how rapidly everything changes now, I often wonder what is the most important skill of the 21st century? Is it to code? To become an AI expert? To be a storyteller?  I believe the most important skill of the 21st century is the ability to learn something...

Find the artist within

Have you ever heard an artist say, “I would love to work less.”“I wish I could get away with doing less.”“Let me figure out a way to bypass the hard work” An artist truly in love with their work would never think of their work like that.Because for them, their work is...

Is awareness a choice?

Whenever we’re working on something new, we’d love to have positive feedback. “Oh, you’re doing such great work.”“We love your product.”“The app is seamless.” As humbling as feedback seems, it doesn’t help us grow. What really helps us grow is listening to people who...

Is it possible to have a recession-proof career?

I get asked quite often, “How can I build a recession-proof career?” And I am always left wondering, “Is it possible to have such a recession proof career?” What if we asked a different question: Is it possible to walk without ever falling?Then how is it possible to...

How to figure out what you’re good at?

What are you good at?What are you really passionate about?  Do they intersect? The world wants us to “settle” after college.Quickly find a job and settle.Quickly choose a profession and settle.Quickly start earning and settle. However, how do we know if what we...