Freelancers are changing the definition of success. It’s no longer about the corner office in a soulless glass tower. It’s about building and sharing real value together — investing in time, community, and well-being. For years, our members have told me about how they’re leading this new, more mindful approach to work — and it always reminded of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. In Maslow’s Hierarchy, people must take care of their most basic needs (food, shelter, etc.) before being able to move closer to “self-actualization” — the state where we each reach our own full potential. Successful freelancers know that journey …
Dr. King had many other goals, many other more transcendent, non-racial, policy goals, goals that apply to white people too, like ending poverty, reducing the war like aspects of our foreign policy, promoting the New Deal goal of universal employment, and so on. But his main accomplishment was ending 200 years of racial terrorism, by getting black people to confront their fears.
I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance. The poet’s, the writer’s, duty is to write about these things.
—William Faulkner Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech (Brain Pickings)
Like Precalculus and Newton’s laws, Shakespeare’s plays are among the most groaned-about high school topics, begetting the complaint: “When will I ever need to know about this in real life?” Turns out, pretty often.
Great read about Dame Dash at Details mag.
Reading a gripping novel causes biological changes in the brain which last for days as the mind is transported into the body of the protagonist
There are more than 22,000 homeless children in New York, the highest number since the Great Depression. This is one of their stories.