Archive for the ‘Attitude’ Category

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

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Albert Einstein If you want to live your life to the fullest, there is one thing you need to do: make bets. No, I’m not talking about gambling. Instead, I’m talking about taking calculated risks that could propel you forward in life.  [ Read More ]

Categories: Attitude, Finance, Working

At Least Fails While Daring Greatly

Posted by Donald Latumahina 4 Comments

Going to the next level in your life requires you to take difficult challenges. That, needless to say, is hard. You must move out of your comfort zone. You might also encounter failures along the way. For such a situation, I find “The Man in the Arena” by Theodore Roosevelt inspiring. It’s a section of  [ Read More ]

Categories: Attitude

We are now in the Christmas season, so I think it’s a good time to talk about peace. My focus is on how we can live with inner peace. There’s no question that it’s great to live with inner peace. You can have all the material things in the world, but if you don’t have  [ Read More ]

Categories: Attitude

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