Archive for the ‘Working’ Category

Like it or not, we face many challenges in life. That’s why you need a trait that can help you overcome them. The trait is being resourceful. I learned about it when I read an essay by Paul Graham, the co-founder of Y Combinator, a startup incubator. In the essay, he wrote about the trait  [ Read More ]

Categories: Learning, Thinking, Working

To live your life to the fullest, it’s important that you have the right mindset. Your mindset determines how you see things and make decisions. The right mindset can help you achieve your goals, while the wrong one can hinder you. A key mindset you should have is the optimization mindset. What is it? The  [ Read More ]

Categories: Thinking, Working

How to Become a Pro

Posted by Donald Latumahina 13 Comments

“Being a professional is doing the things you love to do, on the days you don’t feel like doing them.” ~ Julius Erving What do you think is necessary to succeed in your field? What do you think is a key ingredient for success? An important thing, I believe, is being a professional. What does  [ Read More ]

Categories: Attitude, Working

I recently came across an interesting article titled Microsoft’s Odd Couple. In the article, Paul Allen – the co-founder of Microsoft – told the story of how he and Bill Gates met and started Microsoft. I find the article insightful. It contains many lessons on how to be successful at what you do. Here are  [ Read More ]

Categories: Attitude, Working

Are you satisfied with your results? If your answer is no and you want to improve them, then what you must do is this: Change the way you do things. The fact is, your results come from your processes. They don’t come out of nowhere. Your exam grade, for instance, comes from your study. So  [ Read More ]

Categories: Attitude, Working

Everyone has a dream lifestyle. Living it, however, is another matter. There is one thing you must have if you want to live yours: freedom. Freedom here is the ability to live on your own terms. Without it, you can’t live your dream lifestyle because you must follow someone else’s terms. There are three components  [ Read More ]

Categories: Finance, Working

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