Roger James Hamilton

About Roger James Hamilton

"Live like you were to die tomorrow, learn like you were to live forever" - Mahatma Gandhi

21 feb 2014: This week Jan Koum just sold his 4 year old company, WhatsApp, to Facebook for $19 Billion(!) He drove to the North County Social Services office to sign the deal. That’s where he used to stand in line to collect food stamps not so long ago. Jan […]


Going against the herd is difficult. Not because it’s the wrong thing to do, but because every one is telling you to turn around. When in doubt, follow your heart, not the herd. Be true to yourself. The nature of herds is they change direction often: Today, you may be […]

Be seen not herd

Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules for Startups viaEntrepreneur – My top 5 favourites: Rule 05: Know your core competencies and focus on being great at them Rule 12: Make the job fun for employees Rule 09: Keep the organization flat Rule 01: Don’t start a company unless it’s an obsession and […]

Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules for Startups

Why be in flow instead of standing still? When you’re still, you’re static. Static means no movement, but it also means no clarity – like a radio picking up static. When you’re in flow, the static goes and clarity appears: A flowing river is clear. A still pond is muddy. […]

Be still like a mountain

“Wisdom is knowing I am nothing. Love is knowing I am everything, and in between the two my life moves.” ~ Nisargadatta Maharaj Do you share a sneaking feeling the world is out of harmony at the moment? This is a photo of a double page from my journal called […]

Wisdom is knowing I am nothing

Thought for the day ~ You’ve already arrived. We’re all so busy going somewhere, like ships in the night. Wherever you think you’re going, stop today and imagine that you have already arrived. This is it. You’re here. You’re you. That’s your destination. You have arrived, and there is nowhere […]

You’ve already arrived

Most people see ‘thinking outside the box’ as a way to solve problems. Why not see it as a way of life? To ‘live outside the box’ – every day try new things, be curious, question. In this picture, to ‘think outside the box’ is to draw the zero. To […]

Think out of the box