Posts Tagged ‘instant gratification’
Posted by Renee Schmidt


I want to bring together a couple of disparate ideas, some spiritual, some scientific, some empirical. By the end of this post I hope to have inspired you to consider meditation as a way of tapping into more fulfillment in your life. What’s covered:

–      Instant Gratification
–      Success (Happiness / Fulfillment)
–      Pre-frontal cortex & reptilian brain
–      Meditation practice
–      The Spiritual Third Eye (inspiration, clarity of thought, creativity)
–      Changing the world
–      Desire 

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Posted by Renee Schmidt


This past week I listened to a presentation for young professional (20s and 30s) from one of the largest asset management firms in the world. The objective, which is of course to educate the audience, is also meant to help the firm snatch up talent and future wealth management clientele while those prospects are still spring chickens. Although I found the information presented to be generally useful and relevant to the respective audience, I couldn’t help but take a devils-advocate view on —well— just about everything. I bit my tongue until they presented this one particular example regarding a 401k

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Posted by Renee Schmidt

eBay introduced a new interface that lets you order products with same-day delivery. Called eBay Now, this new interface (which comes in the form of an iOS app), is currently in its exclusive beta, open only for San Francisco residents. San Francisco residents can pay a delivery fee of $5 on products from local stores to get a product delivered the same day. The deliveries are then sent within one hour.

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