Build Momentum – More Action and Less Agonizing

Planning, thinking, and agonizing by themselves lead to one thing. Nothing! I have a lot going through my mind right now, and sometimes it’s just plain hard to get myself to get moving on work I want to get done. I bet you’ve been there. You’re juggling multiple projects for your job, you have family obligations, and you have side …

Run Your Own Race

We all need to run our own races. No one can tell you what makes you happy. No one can decide what is best for you. No one but you decides how to live your life. There are certainly people who care about you who might strongly disagree with your decisions, but it is ultimately up to you to decide …

Discipline and Willpower Are Overrated

“It’s too hard. I’ll think about it for now and do it later.” “I’m tired and have had a long day. I deserve to watch the entire season of 24 in one sitting.” “I don’t feel like doing it right now.” Maybe you have heard some of these excuses from your friends. So why is it so hard to just …

Have You Challenged Yourself Lately?

When’s the last time you made a focused effort to try something new, take a risk, or to test your limits? Have you tried taking a class about a topic you are interested in? Have you tried a new sport or hobby? Have you read challenging material to learn more about a topic? Have you tried a project that will …

Getting Laid Off – My Window of Opportunity

Let’s face it–getting laid off sucks and can be a real shock. The job you likely have been working at for some time is suddenly not there anymore. The routine you’ve gotten accustomed to is no longer necessary. The ebb and flow of the workday is no longer there. You won’t be seeing the friends you’ve made at work everyday. …

Netflix Re-Thinks Corporate Culture

I came across this Netflix internal presentation on TechCrunch.com, and I totally want to work for Netflix purely because of its progressive view on corporate culture. Having experience in both a medium-sized startup, and a large company, I can say that both could benefit from taking some advice from Netflix. After working for a few years, I feel strongly that …

Gary Vaynerchuk Keynote – FREAKISHLY Motivational

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/4671951] Gary Vaynerchuk @ Big Omaha 2009 from Big Omaha on Vimeo. Gary Vaynerchuck is the real thing. He’s quickly becoming one of the most well-known and admired personalities on the internet. He runs an online wine show at winelibrarytv.com and has been invited to speak on the Conan O’Brien Show, Ellen and now has a 7-figure book deal. …

The Musings and Random Thoughts of Aron Choi

Welcome to my world. My goal is personal growth and learning. I’ve come to believe that I am not here to just accumulate money and to live a life of luxury, but to find something I am passionate about AND improves the life of someone else. My goal as Gary Vaynerchuk puts it, is to find something I am passionate …