Money can surely buy most, if not all, the nice things we've ever dreamed of: the latest gadgets, the shiniest watches, the nicest pieces of clothes, the most luxurious cars, the biggest houses, you name them. Money is nice and solves many fundamental life problems, but it can't buy contentment and all the intangible things … Continue reading How much is enough?
“When you’re everywhere, you’re nowhere” - Rumi
How often does social media make you feel like you’re not doing enough, working enough, achieving enough, or just not good enough? Probably often? More like always? No wonder people feel stressed out and depressed as a result. The social media image of happy people looking like they have it all figured out sometimes makes … Continue reading Overachievers are overrated
I’m rarely impressed by who people are, how they look like, what they do, and what they own. Similarly, I don't really care much and wouldn't judge you based on your race, gender, religion, culture, or sexual inclination. What I truly care about is how you treat people around you, both the people you know … Continue reading Two kinds
Making things up to make them seem bigger than they are is easy. Take sales or marketing for example. It’s convenient to over promise, hype things up, create false expectations that might be difficult to meet for the sake of closing a deal. What we should aim for is, to be honest with what we … Continue reading Be honest
Most people are unquestionably working hard to achieve their goals – whatever they are. They put in the extra time and go the extra mile. Some give up during the process, while others give up when they are close to the finish line – right when an opportunity was about to show up. But how … Continue reading An opportunity, just an opportunity
It never gets easier. If people knew how complex things would get once they’re deeper into something, they’d probably not start. Things like relationships, families, careers, and businesses just get more difficult the further we are into the process, never easier. When you own a business, you have to deal with complex taxing systems, sometimes … Continue reading The complexity of things
Separation shouldn’t be seen as a bad thing. It’s sad and hard for sure when you’ve spent countless hours, days, weeks, and months giving it everything you had to that person or job you loved so much. But separation is probably one the best things that could happen to you – perhaps it doesn’t make … Continue reading Separation is for reflection
"The long game isn’t particularly notable and sometimes it’s not even noticeable. It’s boring. But when someone chooses to play the long game from an early age, the results can be extraordinary. The long game changes how you conduct your personal and business affairs."
"The cowards never started and the weak died along the way — that leaves us." Phil Knight