A while back, there was a viral news story here in Indonesia: the father of a famous celebrity was found begging on the street. When the government’s social agency picked him up, he was in terrible condition. He didn’t have any belongings. He didn’t even have a single penny. And he apparently hadn’t taken a shower for days. This became viral because his daughter is a famous celebrity with lots and lots of money. How could this happen? As it turns out, the celebrity’s father and mother divorced years ago when she was just 7 years old. Since then, the father worked odd jobs until one day he could no longer find any more jobs. Not knowing what else to do, he became a beggar. And not being able to pay rent, he just slept wherever he could.
Note: This post is written by Norman Arvidsson Personal development is simply the set of actions that you take to make yourself a better person. While there is no one-size-fits-all roadmap to personal development, there are certainly widely agreed-upon traits that people who have made an effort to undergo personal development possess. These are:
Note: This post is written by Daniela McVicker Each decade and the generation that comes of age in that decade creates its own definition of success. In many ways, the seventies was a transitional decade. It began when the anti-war sentiment was powerful in the country and when people were rejecting materialism in favor of social justice. However, by the end of the decade, things had shifted, and people felt differently about making money and obtaining material goods. Have you ever wondered if you could have been a success in the seventies? Take a look and see! Here are seven keys to success for people in the seventies.
Last week I wrote about how you should live by design and not by default. Living by design helps you live your life to the fullest. Living by default, on the other hand, is a sure way to mediocrity. Now I’d like to discuss an aspect of living by design, which is investing in your future. The fact is: a bright future won’t just happen. You must work for it. You must invest in it. The more you invest in your future, the more you will reap. Today your life might not seem that much different from those around you. However, if you keep investing in your future – it will be different. People will be surprised at your progress. So, how can you invest in your future? Here are five ways: 1. Build your financial foundation. Like it or not, your personal finance plays an important role. Many people can’t reach their dreams because of financial constraints. They are overwhelmed by debt. They live paycheck to paycheck. They have no space to pursue their dreams. A strong financial foundation, on the other hand, opens a way for you to reach your dreams. It gives you the freedom you need […]
Do you want to live your life to the fullest? To do so, the one thing you need to do is to enrich your life. You need to broaden your life experiences and taste more of the richness life has to offer. You might think that you need to spend a lot of money and go overseas for that, but there is actually a cheap and easy alternative. Here it is: Explore your city. Yes, explore your city. You don’t need to go overseas. You don’t even need to go out of town.
Do you notice that some people seem to be luckier than others? They get good breaks. They seem to be in the right place at the right time. Wouldn’t it be nice to be like them? As it turns out, studies show that these people have something in common. They do certain things that others don’t. If you do these things, you will also be lucky. Here are three things you need to do to get lucky: Be observant. Try new things. Meet new people. Let’s look at them one by one.