Archive for the ‘Working’ Category

A few weeks ago I wrote that optimism is a key attitude that you must have to do great things. Optimism is indeed important, but it’s not enough. You still need to get good at what you do. You still need to achieve your goals. For this, a method that I find useful is iteration.  [ Read More ]

Categories: Purpose, Working

Dan Schawbel recently interviewed me on the topic of productivity. In the interview, he gave me some good questions that I think touch the core of the topic. Here they are: What are some of the best ways to have a productive day? What are a few of your routines everyday that make you more  [ Read More ]

Categories: Time management, Tools, Working

I recently came across an interesting quote by Laurence Lee: “The world does not pay for what a person knows. But it pays for what a person does with what he knows.” This quote, I believe, contains a profound lesson. It emphasizes the importance of real-world application rather than mere knowledge. It’s not enough just  [ Read More ]

Categories: Finance, Learning, Working

“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

Pick Your Battles Carefully

Posted by Donald Latumahina 7 Comments

As you might know, I’m an advocate of creating a life map. I believe creating a life map can help you see the big picture of your life and its overall direction. It can help you plan your life effectively. From reviewing my life map, there are two lessons I learned. The first one is  [ Read More ]

“Make your day a masterpiece.” That’s the advice that John Wooden got from his father, Joshua Wooden. He took this advice to heart: he went on to become one of the greatest coaches ever. Of course, it’s not easy to make our day a masterpiece. But at least we can make our day productive. How  [ Read More ]

Categories: Time management, Working

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