Great people usually get catalysed, inspired, or challenged by certain circumstances and experiences. They get influenced or inspired by people around them from family, friends, teachers, or colleagues. The combination of the challenges, disappointments, dreams, failures, and successes that people experience in their lives shapes who they truly are.
I love to share this story from Napoleon Hill’s book, Think and Grow Rich. The point is that plan B or C always makes people unenergized enough to win. People often resort to their comfort zones when they face problems on the way. Cutting all roads to retreat is essential to success. “A long while […]
If you look at any building whether a small one with few storeys or a skyscraper, there should be a functional drawing for the constructed building. Architects create the drawings and civil engineers supervise the construction based on these drawings. It does not work the other way around. The functionality and totality of the design […]
No miracles will unfold in the new year unless you win the lottery. What you started in 2020 will continue its uptrend or downtrend trajectory in 2021. You will harvest what you planted. The coming 365 days are the continuation of the past 365 days. Rather than wishing and hoping a happy new year, use […]
Why do people fail to eliminate a heavily reinforced, deep rooted acquired belief, habit or a thought? Why do they fail to develop and sustain new desired habits? People forget that beliefs, habits, norms or thoughts took so long to materialize. Eliminating a deep rooted belief system does not happen overnight. It does not work […]
Let’s start with this fact, the costs of being impatient are immense. Impatience is not a lack of patience. It is the lack of passion. If you are unpassionate about something, it weakens your determination which affects your patience. There is a huge correlation between patience and passion. This pair has a substantial effect on most […]
He or she is very successful. What does success mean here? If the standard is not agreed upon, confusion wins and the conversation about it is a waste of time. Getting a job in Apple for a fresh computer science graduate is a success. Changing the world through technology is a success, Steve Jobs, former Apple […]
It is passing the point of no return. I wish I could bring the time back”. Regretting doing stuff is the most most painful feeling that humans could ever feel. The most effective cure is to execute your plans and projects. Postponement and procrastaination are best friends. Breaking up their friendship is crucial.
Actions speak louder than words. This is incredibly true. When embarking on a new goal or a project. Do not shout them to the whole world. Shout them loudly only to yourself then your goals become flesh. When you execute your goals, people hear the noise without even opening your mouth.
Do not copy and paste. Do not be a me-too person. Be your own voice. Raise your voice. Hiding is too easy. Ah well, raising your hand and voice makes you vulnerable and vulnerability hurts. It exposes you. It turns lights on you. To the Wanna-Be and Wanna-Do not to the status quo keepers. All […]