Social media allows everyone with an internet connection to be a journalist. With great power comes great responsibility. One alarming trend of the shirking of this responsibility is that most people don't even read the articles they share/retweet. It's no wonder that UpWorthy writers must write 25 headlines before they arrive at the final version - … Continue reading 6 in 10 of You Will Share This Link Without Reading It
These days, there are lots of experts (and frankly, even more non-experts) out there sharing their expertise. In fact, the world's most pressing problems require the collaboration of diverse expertise. However, much more important than great expertise are great questions. No matter where you are religiously, one model in this area is Jesus. Look at … Continue reading Where are all the Awesome Questions?
Have you ever swiped down on your phone to refresh your email? And done so, repeatedly? Hi, my name is Kínyúngú, and I'm a recovering email addict. What is it about email anyways that gets our juices flowing so much? It's not a pretty sight, as email addiction could be just a nicer-looking veneer to what's … Continue reading Why Can’t I Stop Swiping Down Every 10 Seconds?
Within the human blueprint is our need for sleep. For most of us, sleep takes up at least 7-8 hours a day, about 1/3 of our life. Many "busy" people try to rewire the blueprint. In a culture that rewards achievement, sleep is the anti-achievement. What a waste of time, right? Athletes will ask, "what's the one … Continue reading The Only Productivity Hack You Need
"Tell me what you want, what you really really want." So many people (myself included) don't know what they want in life. Why? We're scared of what it'd be like if we really want it, but don't get it. We're scared people might think we're selfish. We tell ourselves: I'm serving others by putting their … Continue reading The Spice Girls Were on to Something
If "# of words read" equated to wisdom, today's generation would be easily the wisest in history. Your welcome so short.
This month, I'm the proud papa of a funny, motivated, and athletic 10-year-old young man. Happy birthday, bud. As I think about his next 10 years, I'm excited. And a little concerned. Like any dad, I'm trying my best to prepare him for the realities he will face shortly - particularly the impending "new normal" of work. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Prep My 10-Year-Old for the Future