As you might hear, there were suicide bombings in Surabaya, Indonesia a few days ago. Surabaya is the city where I live. My family and friends are safe, but there are many sad stories of those who were affected.
To reach your full potential, you should live like an athlete. I came to this conclusion after observing my own life and the life of others. You see, there is a gap between where we are and where we could be. In order to close this gap, the best metaphor that I could find is the life of an athlete.
Last week, I shared with you about the insights I got from being self-employed. There I wrote that – thanks to my online business – I no longer have a day job since 2009. Moreover, I have decided from the beginning that control is important and have designed my work accordingly.
For years, I was a full-time lecturer. But in 2009, my online business took off and afforded me the opportunity to become self-employed. I no longer have a day job since then. At the time of writing, I have been self-employed for nine years! Wow, that’s quite a long time!
I recently read the book summary of Life 3.0. It describes a future, called Life 3.0, where artificial intelligence (AI) becomes a dominant force in the world. At that time, there is a possibility that AI would rule the world because it has superintelligence that far surpasses human intelligence.