I have a belief that everyone suffers and experiences joy in the same ratio. The Universe balances everything. Those who suffer intensely also experience the greatest joys in life. It's all relative. You might think a person with nothing living in the desert is less happy than a rich city-dweller who inherited a fortune. As much as the wealthy … [Read more...] about How Will You Take Your Hardships?
The 10,000-hour rule is arbitrary. It's like saying it takes two weeks to read a novel cover to cover. Yes, maybe on average it takes two weeks for most people to read a book, but several factors affect how long it takes. Reading speed. Length of the novel. Time spent reading. And many others. Some people might finish a book in a day, while … [Read more...] about 10,000 Hours Is Just a Rule of Thumb
There is a place for chaos and flexibility. But to perform your best over a lifetime, the most important thing to learn is the value of consistent habits. We need to be like a tree branch. It is hard and keeps its shape, but can bend to the wind during all but the harshest of storms. Find the one thing in your life that gives you purpose. Then make sure you do it a little bit … [Read more...] about Compound Your Gains
Even having a good work ethic is not enough to be successful. A problem many creative people have is that they have too many ideas. You can’t work on every idea that pops into your head. If you try, you will either get nothing done or do a terrible job at everything. The human brain is terrible at multitasking. While we can do many mindless tasks at the same time, … [Read more...] about Focus on One Project at a Time
Whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert doesn’t matter. The only way for anyone to gain a feeling of success in life is to help others somehow. You can achieve your life's purpose but still feel unsuccessful. That is because if you helped no one along the way, nobody would notice. To be successful, you need a vision for a better future. Then you need a product … [Read more...] about What is Your WHY?