Month: September 2017

Chris Lovejoy

Our current education system is not matched to our world’s current needs It was born during the industrial revolution when everything was about standardisation, efficiency and avoiding mistakes. The concept of 9-5 and structured hourly periods is a recent invention. This is a good way to produce large numbers of competent individuals. However, we do…

Chris Lovejoy

  The ‘self improvement’ industry has many flaws but it can serve an important purpose. It’s easy to never attempt self-improvement. We may be skeptical or not consider it a worth goal. It’s also easy to get stuck in self-improvement, by giving it enough signifcance in our lives that it actually has a negative impact….

Chris Lovejoy

Sometimes we are fortunate enough to meet someone that inspires us and changes how we think. They may be excellent in a domain that interests us and conversations with them may remain in our minds for a long time. However, this does not happen often. The vast majority of us are ‘normal people’ who, although…

Chris Lovejoy

  A strategy to improve your communication Identify flaws Decide an appropriate method of improvement Practice it until you internalise it A personal example: I often spoke too little due to anxiety about not saying the ‘right’ thing. I decided to lower my standards for what’s good enough to say. After becoming comfortable to speak…

Chris Lovejoy

Rapping everyday for a month For the past month, I wrote one rap/poem every day. I’ve decided to include them all here, for ease of future reference and to document the progression throughout the month. There were a number of ideas throughout which I intend to elaborate on further in the future.      …

Chris Lovejoy

Sometimes you have to be ruthless if you want to make a change. One of his employees took a day off to see the birth of his first child, to which Elon replied something along the lines of “How the fuck can you prioritise that? We are trying to change the world.” Nobody is perfect….