On critical thinking

I consider myself an open-minded person. I believe everyone is entitled to their own opinion and I am always willing to change my mind when presented with a compelling argument. But I am also human, and there are some topics that simply strike a nerve and release the kraken in me, in particular issues related to … Continue reading On critical thinking

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Career advice to my 20-year-old self

I recently stumbled upon an interesting text by Emilie Wapnick on the career advice her twenty-year-old self would have needed. That of course got me thinking about what would I tell myself if I could go ten years back in time, and so I wrote a letter. [For the purpose of this intellectual exercise, I … Continue reading Career advice to my 20-year-old self

Empathy

No one sees things are they really are, we see them as we are. (variations of this quote have been attributed to so many different sources that I can't really quote one) I have recently started to bicycle to bring my daughter to daycare. This morning, I failed to signal that I was going to … Continue reading Empathy