Geeky Stoics
Geeky Stoics
Look up!

Look up!

The sky may be falling, but it's going to be okay

On the podcast today, lessons from The West Wing, Napoleon, and Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid.

The number one thing I’m driving at in this podcast is that you need to pay attention to the little things — to focus on the here and now.

The greatest risk to you on the road is not the driver who runs the red light, it is the driver barrelling toward the intersection with no signs of slowing down that you did not see coming. Maybe you were changing the playlist on Spotify and looked away for just a few moments.

Pay attention. Keep your concentration here and now where it belongs.

Abstract fears distract us from clear and present dangers. Distraction imperils us all (more on that in the next post) more than any zombie apocalypse scenario you could dream up.

Focus. Look up.

This is the way.

For more, read the full article The Sky Is Falling! And?

This Is The Way
The Sky Is Falling! And?
Imagine the horror of Donna Moss when she checks the White House fax machine and incoming is a message from NASA's Office of Space Cadets warning that a huge Chinese satellite is falling from the sky, and will strike the earth. Donna is the Executive Assistant to White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman in the legendary TV series, The West Wing, and…
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Geeky Stoics
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Your favorite stories are part of your real life. Star Wars. The Lord of the Rings. Marvel. Batman. Are you listening to what they’re trying to tell you? Geeky Stoics is all about Stoicism, Philosophy, and Wisdom found in Pop Culture.