A hack for performance anxiety and perfectionism

Putting yourself out there is hard.

“ What if I make a fool of myself”
“What if they don’t like me”
“What if I’m not talented enough?
“What if I fail ?”…

The 4D Goal System

achieve your goal

We make new year’s resolutions that never go anywhere. We sign up for gym memberships that we quit a month later. We start new diets that we don’t stick with. …

There is no shortage of content on the internet, but 90% are from bloggers and marketers regurgitating the same things over and over again. We don’t need more of that.

What we need is more everyday people sharing their own unique experiences and perspectives.

The more insights we get into…

You can’t really teach empathy

But exposure to other minds certainly help

Nothing creates the required level of exposure into the minds of others than art

Art promotes empathy

Any work of art is a peek into the creator’s mind

A vehicle to a frozen state in another person’s mind…

“I feel like my life is going nowhere”
”All my friends are getting married lately”
”Everyone seem to have their lives together”
”Everyone is happy”
“My life sucks”…

These are some common themes from conversations I’ve had lately.

It’s perfectly normal to think this way; it’s in our DNA, as…

The soundtrack while writing this: Flower Boy (Album) by Tyler the Creator

Why do we find the lives of celebrities and superstars fascinating, but find the lives of normal, everyday people boring ? 🤔

The clue is in the word ‘normal’ itself.

The Cultural Impact of the Black Panther movie on the African diaspora

I’m currently listening to James Brown’s Say It Loud — I’m Black and I’m Proud on repeat while writing this. It perfectly captures how I’ve felt since seeing this marvellous display of black excellence.

This year, I decided to choose a theme, instead of making resolutions that I ultimately fail…

“ Take care of the people, the product, and the profits in that order” — Ben Horowitz, The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

Making a startup work is so freaking hard! Trust me, I learned the hard way

But there are…

Like any creative process, writing can be a nerve wrecking experience.

Opening your brain up to the world, putting your ideas out there.

Letting yourself be vulnerable…

You get this awesome idea

Procrastinate for days.

Finally pick up your keyboard.

Type away for hours.

Save the draft for lord knows…

Actually I lied. We are all going to die!

But it’s not nothing to really worry about. Here’s why:

The discussion of death is something that a lot of us try to avoid. For obvious reasons.

Now that we got that elephant in the room out of the way, let’s…

Ola King

Onboarding Specialist @ Moz |Life-long student of technology, business and life 🇳🇬 🇨🇦|

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