Ruk Digest 2/21

Hello Fellow Rukkers!

1. Great Advice For Women Treating Other Women


"I recently caught myself giving a pretty girl the cold shoulder because I felt intimidated."

"It’s about being proactive to catch yourself in all those moments where you feel unnecessary pressure to compete with another woman."

2. The Founder Of CustomInk Talks About His Path To Making $300 Million Dollars In Revenue


One of my favorite parts in this article is that:

"starting a business is like playing a video game, like one of the old-school video games where you’ve got to get from one level to the next. And instead of losing your life on a given level, you lose money. You have to get to the next level before you run out of money."

3. A Really Cool Google Chrome Extension


This picture is the kind of stuff you see when you open up a new tab in Chrome. 

DC Upcoming Event

La Grande Fete: A Smithsonian At 8 Production

"Sample food and drink from more than 30 embassies as you explore each nation’s unique attractions and traditions"

Showcasing this a bit early because it will sell out.

Who wants to go? 
Anyone want to be so kind as to buy me a ticket? =)

March 18th @ 7pm.

Book of the Week

Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do


"Consisting of over one hundred interviews conducted with everyone from gravediggers to studio heads."

I found this book in Daniel Pink's: 20 Books That Have Mattered To Me List.

I admire Daniel Pink, who is a New York Times Bestselling Author.

I would really appreciate if someone bought me this book =)

Song of the Week


Empire Of The Sun - Walking On A Dream

Because lately, legit, I've been feeling like I'm walking on a dream.

Instagram Pics of the Week


I Freaking Love This Pic

Amazing Collage

Underwater Contemporary Art Musuem

Thought of the Week

Research by Emory neuroscientist Gregory Berns suggests that iconoclasts “bombard the brain with new experiences”

Source: Daniel Pink's Newsletter

My Focus List


Hopefully this will be an interesting experiment to show how I evolve over time.

1. Create a website for The Ruk Digest
2. Work out more to get more tone

3. Buy a shredder
4. Finish reading Creativity, Inc
5. Install a Dashcam in my car
6. Go to the doctor for stupid elbow pain, urghhhh
7. Finish writing article for Medium - more like start writing it again

8. Schedule dentist appointment to get the dreaded wisdom teeth out and replace broken fillings urghhh

(This isn't everything on my mind, but it certainly covers a lot of my "To Do")

Green = Completed from last week
Red = Uncompleted from last week
Black = New item
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Thank you for reading!

Be Happy and Keep Learning!

Igor B.M.

  


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