So convenient a thing it is to be a reasonable creature, since it enables one to find or make a reason for everything one has a mind to do. One of my favorite blogs, The Art of Manliness, has written many articles highlighting Ben Franklin, covering everything from his daily rituals to his financial habit. I […]
I have a current supply of 16302 days left to live, maybe. This is an estimate based on my current age (31) and average life expediency. Why would I care to find out or share this number? In 2007 Kevin Kelly, founding executive editor of Wired magazine, wrote a blog post describing his decision and method for tracking the number of estimated days he might have left to live. The concept of tracking my total potential days left greatly resonated with me as I spend a lot of time on self-improvement and learning more effective ways to achieve my goals.
Steal Like and Artist was the right book at the right time for me. Austin Kleon’s ideas hit their targets dead on. Ironically