Big lie about your talent

What exactly is talent anyway? I’m a firm believer that talent is not something you are born with. You are only born with passion. Talent is how quickly your skills improve when you invest in effort.   As Angela Duckworth wrote in her book “Grit” (visit Book section for more info), “…without effort, your talent … Continue reading Big lie about your talent

Is materialism good or bad?

Why materialism always gets a bad press? Is the stereotype true that people who are highly materialistic (where their priority is money, possessions & status) tend to be more selfish? Research shows that highly materialistic people are largely selfish & prefer to build meaningful relationships with items they buy as opposed to people. Life becomes … Continue reading Is materialism good or bad?

Power of “Not Yet”

Yet… Powerful 3 letter word that to me means hope. It’s a phenomenon of some sort that changes your attitude, your approach to things & gives you hope for learning and potential success on the end. Attach it on the end of negative thoughts that would otherwise end without ambition. You will immediately see the … Continue reading Power of “Not Yet”

Can we have friends outside of social media?

Friendship is a sacred bond. Second only to romantic love. You might be stuck with your family & prioritize your spouse, but you enter friendships voluntarily. In today’s social media heavy society, people might get confused about the “friend” status. The virtual illusion makes us believe that every acquaintance or acquaintance of acquaintance who invites … Continue reading Can we have friends outside of social media?

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