Spilling my thoughts on celebrity culture & idolatry and why I support Kanye.
“Follow Your Passion” Is Bad Advice—Cal Newport Talk
Cal Newport: “Follow Your Passion” Is Bad Advice from 99U on Vimeo My friend Jason sent me this refreshing video on why “follow your passion” is bad advice. Cal Newport breaks down the message that Steve Jobs presents in his popular 2005 Stanford Commencement Address and then shows us case studies on successful people who love what they … Read more
The Power of Simply Asking
// Subscribe to Lavendaire to get notified of new videos weekly // Ask and you shall receive: you’ve heard it before, but it’s easier said than done. People are generally afraid to ask for things. Why? We’re afraid to look needy or stupid, or we’re just afraid of getting rejected. Learning to ask and being shameless about it is … Read more
The Way to Greatness
Thought it’d be fun to start tackling this one. We can all be great. So let’s do it. ^_^ Below are additional links for inspiration on this topic. I highly recommend both of them! I didn’t mention Kevin Durant’s speech in the video because I literally watched it as I was editing the video. I cried … Read more