I am always surprised by how much I can relate to ambitious people, even when I have no idea what they actually do.
For example, take this interview with Kobe Bryant.
I have never watched a basketball game in my life (basketball is the one with the orange bouncing ball, right ?).
And still, I couldn’t help but relate to him when he said :
I just finished planning the next year, and all my goals have the same deadline : October 11th 2015.
Why not December 31st ?
The reason is that I realized a long time ago that the change in calendar year is not a meaningful enough event to build your life systems around.
That’s one reason why New Year’s resolution are mostly useless. If you waited for an arbitrary date to start your new habit, you probably don’t really value it.
Here is the thing:
I dislike “Follow my entrepreneurial journey”-type blogs.
They tend to be self-indulgent and useless to me.
So why did I just start one?
Well, here is the other thing:
Some of my favorite websites lately have been personal blogs.
Taylor Pearson, Sebastian Marshall and Nevblog are great examples.