Friday, February 09, 2007

Creation Goals

1. A mobile game.
2. An entertainment book for travelers.
3. A mind patterns book.
4. A board game.
5. A web service. (a couple of ideas here I have.)

So many goals? Besides physical, social, intellectual goals?

Well, it's better to have more goals than you can achieve in your lifetime than to have not enough goals at all.

There will still be more goals as you go by in life. When you have children, goals will be added, priorities changed. When you get retrenched or when you win a million dollars certain other goals will be forced upon us or more goals are realizable for us then.

We must know what we want in life rather than get blown about by the wind (trends, fads, frenzys).

Success in life, in a nutshell, is achieving your goals. Whatever it may be. But success isn't just a point in time, it is also a state of being.

When you have goals, then you will realize the value of time. Time isn't a resource in the sense of it being tangible, allocatable, dividable, etc. Any idiot can spend 16 hours in the office and yet not achieve his goals.

When you have goals, which are essentially a state change in terms of outlook, perspective, experience, achievement, etc. you realize then that a state change needs time. It is because we have more goals than we can achieve in our lifetime that we realize the value of time.

Thursday, February 08, 2007

Nobody Knows Everything

Nobody knows everything. Not you, not your parents, not your teacher, not your boss, not the pricey consultants hired, not the advertisement agencies, not the salesman, not your doctor, not the judge, not the pastor, not the prime minister, not the UN, not professors, not the administrator.

If I were an animal...


Originally uploaded by tim ellis.

I would be a meerkat.

If I Were A Car...

I would be the new Volkswagen Beetle.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Hobby vs. Work

People pay other people to do things which they find that they are unable to do, or is difficult or is too tedious, or unenjoyable.

If there were such an activity that wasn't difficult or tedious but instead enjoyable, it would then be called a hobby. Which in turn, people who do it, pay for the privilege instead.

Then what is the difference between hobby and work? Not much I think. It just depends on the perspective you take.

The key then to earn money is to make people pay you for your hobby. Search for people who find your hobby difficult and unenjoyable. They will gladly pay you to do what you like best.

If you like watching movies, be a movie reviewer, or projectionist or movie buyer.
If you like watching movies, including the naughty bits, be a film censor.
If you like travelling be a pilot or flight attendant.
If you like being surrounded by beautiful people, be a flight attendant or fashion photographer.