2022: Unanswered questions

A yearly reflection on my work and life in 2022.

January 30, 2023 · 11 min · Ondrej Markus

Building games to train problem-solvers

How to use games to teach kids problem-solving, decision-making, and cooperation in teams.

November 18, 2022 · 4 min · Ondrej Markus

What the work happened: Q3 2022

My quarterly reflection about moving to Amsterdam, looking for a job, and designing games.

October 10, 2022 · 11 min · Ondrej Markus

Let's talk games

I want to write about games and what makes them remarkable.

August 2, 2022 · 3 min · Ondrej Markus

What the work happened: Q2 2022

A very personal reflection on my work-life from April to June 2022.

July 11, 2022 · 5 min · Ondrej Markus

Why don't I do what I say I want

A month ago, I switched from a writing-only lifestyle to a part-time design job. I joined an innovation agency where I worked a year ago to lead a project with a big corporate client. We agreed on four days a week because I wanted to keep one day for writing. I promised myself I will keep writing articles every week. Well. I did not publish anything since then. And I’m not happy about that....

June 7, 2022 · 8 min · Ondrej Markus

What the work happened: Q1 2022

A very personal reflection on my work-life from January to March 2022.

April 28, 2022 · 20 min · Ondrej Markus

Prime your mind for better decisions

How to be your best self when making life-changing decisions.

March 31, 2022 · 6 min · Ondrej Markus

Go nuts to find your balance

About a month ago, I wrote about how keeping a feelgood journal can help you train your brain to be more optimistic. It’s a perfect example of going to an extreme as a form of overcompensation. And I’d argue it’s something we all do and it can be very effective if used well. So today, I want to explore how can we use overcompensation to find the right balance in whatever we want to do....

March 29, 2022 · 4 min · Ondrej Markus

Leverage your money-making potential

How to live more intentionally without worrying about money.

March 24, 2022 · 5 min · Ondrej Markus