What to do if you want the best results

Your results are directly proportional to your efforts. What you get is always going to be a reflection of what you put in. So if you put in your best effort, you are best positioned to get the best results. Conversely, if you put in just the bare minimum effort, you’ll get the bare minimum […]

Are external factors defining who you are?

It is really easy to let external factors define who we are. Especially the traumatic ones. I know, I’ve been there… There will always be things in our lives that impact us negatively. Some of them a lot. And it can be really easy to become bitter or sad and live your life like that. But here’s the important […]

Are you living your life, or too busy trying to make life happen?

One absolute truth about life is the fact that everything in life is temporary. Nothing lasts forever. Be it people. Or things. Or experiences. People come and go. Some stay longer than others. But no one will be there forever – be it because some people are just not meant to be there with you […]

One yes is all you need

Success nearly always is a numbers game – you have to get through many no’s before you get a yes. But then… Then it snowballs. Like it did for Colonel Sanders. He travelled around the country and was rejected over and over. Until he got a yes. And that yes led to KFC, one of […]

How to get a handle on your emotions

Most things in our lives are out of our control. But one thing that we do have some control over is how we deal with things, i.e. our reactions/emotions. But even that takes work. Controlling your emotions doesn’t happen automatically. It requires knowing and understanding them. That takes effort and practice. If you want to […]

Choosing right over easy

Doing the right thing isn’t always easy. But that makes it even more important to do them, because choosing easy over right leads you down a road you will regret. Choosing right always trumps choosing easy, especially in the long term. Right is what leads you to a better life. Right is what leads you […]

Giving up is not the same as facing reality

Pragmatism is important. But is not the same as giving up. The difference can often be a very thin line… Facing reality is when you stop doing something because you know for certain that continuing on that path is pointless. Giving up is where you stop doing something not because you’ve exhausted every avenue and […]

How to deal with information overload

It used to be a problem, not having enough information. Even 50 years ago, information on most things weren’t easily available. But that’s hardly an issue anymore. The current problem isn’t a lack of information, but rather, having too much of it. It is great – having whatever information we need and want at our […]

Stop letting your fears hold you back

If you have been procrastinating on a goal because you’re worried about it failing… stop. Stop holding yourself back. Stop worrying about what might happen. Nobody knows the future. The best you can do is the best you can do. So just start already. Stop letting your fears hold you back.

Do you really want what you think you want?

Being popular and in-demand can be great. Until you’re too much in demand, too popular. Then it can become a burden. That’s why a lot of celebs go to extreme lengths to hide or disguise their identity when they go out. And go to great lengths to protect their privacy. Most have guards, and security, […]