Front Page ITU Voices 6 Weeks to Clarity WEEK 1: Finding Connection to Your Inner Self Reply To: WEEK 1: Finding Connection to Your Inner Self

  • Ryan Dsouza

    October 17, 2021 at 8:21 pm

    I know I am a day late to this party – and for now I do not want to be hard on myself for being late. Im super grateful I got this done before week 2 officially starts. I will revisit this list throughout the day and update it.

    1. What activities give me energy?
        1. Building brands which stand for something
        2. Interviewing others to learn more about them
        3. Learning new skills
    2. What bores me?
        1. ?Attending unnecessary meetings 
    3. What don’t I want to do, no matter the payoff?
        1. Sacrifice time with family and friends - in pursuit of work 
    4. What is the thing I do where I lose a sense of time?
        1. Planning projects and thinking on hard problems
    5. What have I been interested in since childhood?
        1. Designing experiences 
        2. Drawing
    6. What is the first thing you think of when you read the word “interest”?
        1. Things which will give me more joy and utility in the long run
    7. What am I willing to do for no money?
        1. Build brands which stand for something
    8. What would I only do for a lot of money?
        1. Live a life which doesn't stand up to my values
    1. What do I want to be remembered for?
        1. Being the person who forever changed the educational landscape 
    2. What contributions can I make to society that I would be most proud of?
        1. A set of 200 schools which run together as Sam Walton's model of Walmart
    3. What do I want to make sure people never say about me?
        1. The person who doesn't see things through 
    4. What are three words I want people to think of me?
        1. Aggressive 
        2. Result Oriented
        3. Dependable of handling the worst problems 
    Inspiring People
    1. Who are the three successful people I admire?
        1. Tom Bilyeu
        2. Ashok Reddy
        3. Justin Gesso
    2. What are those people doing that I admire?
        1. Build brands which stand for something
        2. Larger thinking span - to focus on one idea for an hour straight 
    3. What do those I admire have in common with one another?
        1. Result oriented model of working 
        2. Humility flowing through them
        3. Never complain
    4. What do I have in common with that list of people?
        1. Never complain
    5. Who is the most supportive person in my life?
        1. Kruti Sieth
        2. Helika 
    1. What makes me feel good?
        1. Running across mountains with 6 pack abs 
        2. Spending time with friends and going on vacations 
    2. What gives me energy?
        1. Focus mate sessions 
    3. What things do I do that I tend to regret later?
        1. Splurging time on Instagram
        2. Contemplating on crypto price movements
    4. What do I need to do more of that would make me feel better about myself?
        1. Meditate 
        2. when you get bored - do not use your phone.