Archive for the ‘Purpose’ Category

Does the way you use your time match your priorities? It’s a simple question, but it’s essential. Many people say that something is important to them, but the way they use their time says otherwise. There is a mismatch between their time allocation and their priorities. I was reminded of it when I read Extreme  [ Read More ]

A while back I wrote an article about grit. Grit is defined as “perseverance and passion for long-term goals,” and it’s a common trait amongst great people. Read their biographies and you will see that they all have grit. From the definition, you can see that an essential component of grit is having long-term goals.  [ Read More ]

Categories: Purpose, Working

A Simple Way to Live with Clarity

Posted by Donald Latumahina 5 Comments

People often talk about being productive and accomplishing much. I believe, however, that the important thing is not how many things you accomplish, but whether you accomplish the right things. Nobody wants to realize one day that they have spent years of effort on the wrong things. For that reason, I believe it’s essential that  [ Read More ]

Categories: Purpose, Time management

We are now in July, and that means we have passed the first half of 2014. There are only six months left this year. I think it’s a good time to stop and reflect on how our year has been. Has it been a good one? Have you been on track to achieve your goals?  [ Read More ]

Categories: Purpose

The Five Aspects of Optimizing Life

Posted by Donald Latumahina 13 Comments

In my previous post, I wrote that appreciating life is the starting point to optimizing it. If you appreciate your life, you will want to optimize it. You will want to make the most out of it. But how do we optimize our lives? What are the aspects that we need to optimize? Well, there  [ Read More ]

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

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