A lot of times in my life, I get advice that I do not understand the full ramifications of what’s being communicated to me at that time. Only in hindsight do I see the wisdom of the advice, generally after I get the experience first-hand (the hard way). This is the story of the Wisdom of Business.
It has been six years since I have freed myself from the power of Candy and Soda. The endless allure of candy and soda that infects our every waking minute is so ubiquitous that it is considered weird if you turn down office candy or mixed drinks with soda in it. So 6 years ago in June 2012, I decided that I was finished with candy and soda.
Recently I have crossed the 2-year mark in my fitness update transformation (from May 2016 to May 2018). The purpose of this slow fitness journey is not only to be in better shape but to make better decisions about dieting, my reactions to food and my health overall. My philosophy is to make gradual changes to enforce discipline and to create lasting, life changing habits.
I finally got around to downloading my Facebook Data and it’s not to bad since I don’t use it often. I figure for those who are on Facebook, they definitely keep EVERYTHING (and probably more they aren’t telling me about).
I figured out what is the missing piece: I am on a path chasing things I don’t care about.
Story Telling Through Technology
Around early October 2017, Twitter was on fire in regards to an apparently racist Dove ad that someone saw on their Facebook feed. Here is the ad that popped up multiple times in my Twitter feed: