FestinaLente

Festina Lente: The Problem with my PhD Thesis.

Moremi, a detective par excellence – 50,000 soldiers, 9,000 horsemen and some 37 elephants – Fabius Maximus ‘the delayer’ – The problem with my PhD Thesis. Moremi Ajasoro was a heroic ancient queen of Ile-Ife – the cradle of the Yoruba (mostly in West Africa, Nigeria). Recent re-appraisal of legends convinced me that she deserves Read More

Productivity

AN ARGUMENT FOR LESS WORK COUPLED WITH INSANE PRODUCTIVITY

Majority of us operate with a dangerous assumption: working less translates to a ‘gaunted’ productivity and VICE-VERSA. We literally think working for longer hours necessarily translates to increased productivity. I have been ingrained in this faulty reasoning for the longest time ever. And given the fact I love to do a hundred different things at Read More

Focus

The Secrets to Peak Performance

FreeImages.com/Carly Walde 3 Types of Focus I wrote out some notes from Prof. Daniel Goleman talk at google on his new book: Focus: the Hidden Driver of Excellence. He stated the 3 types of focus anyone with a sphere of influence requires. Inner focus: The ability to manage oneself. Outer focus: The ability to read Read More

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Keystone Habits, or how I killed 3 Birds with one Stone.

Last summer, I had a plethora of important goals to achieve. I had to quickly recruit some germane arsenals to boost my focus – the subject, which has unarguably become a rare commodity in our world today (You probably don’t have to own an iPhone to understand this). I did a will-power experiment, scored myself Read More