Archive for the ‘Attitude’ Category

As you know, the name of this blog is Life Optimizer and the topic is optimizing life. My goal with this blog is to optimize my life, share what I have learned with you, and learn from all of you. But what do you think is the foundation to optimizing life? What is it that  [ Read More ]

Categories: Attitude

What do you think is the key to success? There are some possible answers to this question, but recently I became interested in one of them: grit. I have read about its importance many times, so I decided to learn more about it. My main source is a paper entitled Grit: Perseverance and Passion for  [ Read More ]

Categories: Attitude, Purpose, Working

How to Dream Big and Make It Happen

Posted by Donald Latumahina 18 Comments

If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse. ~ Walt Disney To live your life to the fullest, one key factor you need to remember is the size of your dreams. If your dreams are small, you will miss many  [ Read More ]

Categories: Attitude, Purpose

Whether you like it or not, the fact is that there will be difficult times in life. So the best thing you can do is to prepare yourself before they come. If you do, you will survive or even thrive. But if you don’t, such times could ruin you. It’s your preparation that makes the  [ Read More ]

When it comes to your personal growth, your mindset plays an important role. If you have the right mindset, you will grow much. But if you don’t, you will hinder your own growth. Your mindset in this case could be either fixed mindset or growth mindset. Fixed mindset believes that your abilities are fixed. You  [ Read More ]

Categories: Attitude, Learning, Thinking

Optimism: Key to Doing Great Things

Posted by Donald Latumahina 8 Comments

In 2011, Paul Graham published an essay titled Why Startup Hubs Work. There he wrote about what makes a startup hub, like Silicon Valley, works. Here is an excerpt: … it is a particularly valuable thing when the atmosphere around you encourages you to do something that would otherwise seem too ambitious. In most places  [ Read More ]

Categories: Attitude, Purpose

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