The other day a friend was recommending to me a range of health supplements that she felt can support my brain and cardiovascular functions. I am not against or for any supplements in general but being a little cheeky that day I jokingly told her that I am currently big on a particular supplement that helps me with the following…
You may have come across this fable. It illustrates an interesting perspective on the meaning of success.
There is this story of a corporate CEO and his wife who were travelling by car. They stopped for refuelling and to get something to drink. While the husband went inside to get a cold drink, the wife was actively engaged in conversation with the pump attendant.
What is the hype on morning routines that there are so much written about it? The Internet is full of ideas and variations of what constitute good routines. Many great entrepreneurs and leaders cite their morning routine as a large contributor to their success. There are even books written solely on this subject.
Compounding interest – is this the greatest mathematical discovery in human history? I have always been fascinated by the concept and power of compounding. In financial terms, compounding refers to the process of earning the returns on principal (the original amount you invested) plus the return that was earned earlier.
Running is currently my main outlet for working out. I can appreciate that not many people likes running. Running aimlessly without a destination or purpose can be a boring thing to do.
Aligning our daily habits with our long-term goals may be the key towards achieving what we want in life and become more successful.
Not long ago I interviewed a number of candidates for sales positions in the company I head. We are expanding so I was looking to groom a few potentials to grow with the company for the long haul. These are junior positions so I mostly met new graduates and a few who have worked for a year or two. I must say that I was a tad disappointed with my encounter with these young candidates.
Recently a friend forwarded me a list of catchy liners that are meant to be good lessons for life. While some are comical and others dismal, I found in the list some simple truths that are worth pondering on.
I once heard a man conclude his 83th birthday speech saying that “The ultimate aim in life is happiness”. His statement had me thinking that night. Is happiness really “the” aim in life?
The only things you regret are the things you don’t do. – Michael Curtiz
There was a story of a man who stayed in the cabin of his trip across the Atlantic Ocean. He had saved for many years with the dream of moving to America, the land of opportunity. It was in the early nineteenth century, so times were hard. But the time came when he finally saved enough money to afford passage on a large ocean liner.