Niklas Göke on Medium

Written by Niklas Göke

Niklas Göke on Medium

We need open minds more than ever, right when we’re least likely to have them
Everything I learned about love growing up was wrong
The man, a busy professional also named John, is stuck in a massive traffic jam en route to his much needed vacation. When he tries to circumvent the roadblock, he gets lost and, running out of…
In truth, the only thing that’s toxic is calling things toxic left, right, and center — especially when the “things” you talk about are actually human beings. “Toxic” is a terrible word, and, plainly, not an adjective you should ever use to describe anyone. Why?
When your phone asks you: "Why am I in your hand?" you should always know the answer.
In a world where everyone’s trying to do everything, quitting isn’t just good for your health. It’s a superpower. So, how do you know when it’s time to quit?
Every day, you look in the mirror and see a human struggling to carry the world on their shoulders. You see wrinkles of stress etched into your forehead, caused by your unpaid bills. You see tired eyes about to blink a thousand times more until the report for your boss is finished. You see slumped shoulders that used to sit high and mighty, and you wonder: How can those shoulders keep carrying the world?
If you spend hours looking for tricks, gimmicks, and automations, you may as well do the actual thing. Step up to your role in the small scheme of things, and before you know it, you’ll see: Small roles are not to be feared.