Some thoughts on personal responsibility for the common good.
Getting a fixed monthly salary does not incentivize giving your best. It incentivizes putting in the minimum effort necessary to meet expectations.
We all have doubts when we work on something important, because everything worthwhile is challenging. Here’s how I deal with mine.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. Will Durant, summarizing the thoughts of Aristotle Turns out, building a business is a lot of work. Particularly so if you’re working from home. I have been struggling with motivation lately, so with the amount of stuff that has to
When I talked to my coach about my goals, she always asked me, “How would it feel to achieve that?” At first, I thought it’s just a way to motivate me by visualizing the reward of accomplishment. But it has a deeper sense. If you think about it, we often implicitly base our goals on
Working from home is hard. We’ve all learned this over the past year. Your attention is always whisked around as if by a hurricane. Well, I’m trying to start a business from home. That’s more akin to climbing a mountain in that hurricane.
Number one reason I hear from people who say they want to start a business but haven’t got around to it yet? I don’t have an idea. In my humble opinion, that’s a rather lousy excuse. Generating ideas is a skill that can be trained. Saying that a business rests on one good initial idea
I want to be rich. Your reaction may be “duh, who doesn’t?“, or to write me off as shallow. Either way, we probably have completely different ways of thinking about wealth and money. So allow me to elaborate on my philosophy of money — what it represents, why and how I want to make it.
A brief update on my activities over the 1st month after leaving my job.
When you stop distracting yourself with music, movies, alcohol, or any of the thousands of ways to escape your mind, you build inner peace and become vastly more effective in life. Here’s how the ancient practice of meditation can help.