Here’s a 1959, BBC interview with Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung. The great man died just 18 months later.
He talks about his early years and the evolution of his thinking.
It’s a fascinating 40 minutes for your Weekend Watch.
Continue reading “Man cannot stand a meaningless life – Carl Jung”
Finally arrived today.
I’ve just read the introduction and already I’m hooked.
The must-read shelf has been bullied into submission.
At first pass, the hedonistic, glam world of rock music seems an unlikely place for a practising Stoic.
But, then you reflect on the impossible highs and lows of life on the road; the shapeless, twilight, drudgery of tour-bus life and it begins to make sense.
Continue reading “Rock ‘n’ roll ‘n’ stoicism – @HurricaneNita”
Are you a freelancer or an entrepreneur? Seth Godin challenges us on a big, important question.
Is there really any difference? …
Continue reading “Freelancer or entrepreneur? – @thisisseth”
If anyone wants to be free, then, let him neither want anything nor seek to avoid anything that is under the control of others; or else he is bound to be a slave.
Epictetus (c.50 – 135), Handbook (14.2)
I’m catching up on recent posts. Execupundit offers insight on business strategy…
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Research shows that the mere smell of coffee can improve some cognitive functions.
We knew it all along: coffee makes you smarter.
Continue reading “Can coffee make you smarter? – @RogerDooley”
…with The Daily Stoic.
DailyStoic.com started life in support of the book by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman, The Daily Stoic – 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living.
The site is now a rich resource of Stoic Wisdom and, because I read new pearls of that wisdom every day via the daily newsletter, I include it on the list.
Continue reading “Stoics, stoicism, Marcus and more…”
Power can be complicated for freelancers and independents. You have power over your own business, but on client projects your power can less clear, jeopardising your ability to deliver.
How can you ensure you have the power you need to achieve the task in hand?
Continue reading “Power and the independent professional”