My exam was scheduled for twelve noon. I remember first stopping by my girlfriend’s apartment before then going to my windowless basement lab to run through the presentation one last time. I was unshaven and dressed like a typical PhD student: dirty sneakers, blue jeans and a wrinkled t-shirt. Ultimately, the effort I had put … Continue reading I failed my qualifying exam
Is to go all in. No matter what the endeavour. Choose the endeavour wisely by going all in during the decision making process, then don’t look back.
But be careful how you behave while you're wrong without knowing you’re wrong. That’s what sets the humble apart from the rest.
Comes from what feels exciting. But under the emotion lies the truth, which must be unmasked before making a commitment. Always check for congruence with your objectives.
Not having regrets is for people who are afraid. Afraid of facing their own shortcomings or failures. Afraid of admitting to a poor decision made. Regrets are for the ignorant among us who think they have always made the best decision, arguing they made that decision based on the information they had, rather than acquiring … Continue reading Regret it