“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.”Ayn RandTweet 2020, what a year. Every year, I spend an hour or two doing all of the following: Write up an annual review of what I've accomplished, need to improve, new bucket list items, and so on (using Notion this year for this)Create next year's … Continue reading 2020 Review & Perspectives
“Good enough is not good enough if it can be better. And better is not good enough if it can be best.”Rick RigsbyTweet Over the years, I've watched a series of videos, specifically on Youtube, to gain insights and to be inspired. I thought I'd share some of these videos that have helped inspire me, … Continue reading Videos that have made a big impact on me
“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”Bruce LeeTweet Focus on what you can control. Focus on what you can take action on. Focus on the people that you care about. Focus on what matters to you. Focus on your priorities. Focus on what makes you happy. Whatever your focus is, embrace it … Continue reading Focus on what matters to you
If you think about it, life's just a series of choices. Should I eat this? ✅/❌ Should I apply for that job? ✅/❌ Should I quit my job? ✅/❌ As you can see, when confronted with decisions we just have to make a choice. Right or wrong. Sure, you could say maybe. But that just … Continue reading Life’s just a series of choices
Finally, I've officially launched Kick Ass Letters, a crowdsourced weekly email challenge series to help people take action towards self-growth and personal development. I decided to create this project for many reasons, but the main one was to ultimately help people who may be struggling to find motivation and purpose in life. Why? Because this … Continue reading Kick Ass Letters is live!
I'm an Appsumo LTD addict 😄 Seriously, I check every week (sometimes daily) for the latest and greatest tech deals to either optimize my business or to keep *in case* I need it the future. And for a one time payment, it's crazy not to buy a code or two. That beats paying monthly any … Continue reading I have a confession to make…
For the past few weeks, I've been struggling with my identity. Social media has questioned me on what I'm doing and why I'm doing it. E.g. why do I get so damn bothered when someone unfollows me? I've found myself on LinkedIn and Twitter posting things that were sometimes true to my heart and sometimes … Continue reading Being true to myself
I failed. Hear me out. For the longest time, I've been compelled to do things that made others happy. For the longest time, I've felt that my goal was to mask who I am to make others accept me. Weird and somewhat sad, I know. My upbringing was difficult, and when both of my parents … Continue reading I failed.
Table Of ContentsThe start of my journeyClickUpNotionDraw.ioXmindFutureMeFinal Thoughts The start of my journey When I quit my job in 2017, I was really lost and unsure where I wanted to go or who I wanted to become. But one thing was sure - I wanted to do something that I loved and that was going … Continue reading Top 5 favorite tools I use to manage my businesses and my life
While driving to buy groceries, my wife and I were having conversation about how people change their careers. Some either move into an adjacent career, or some move into completely new ones. Then my wife said to me, "You managed to reinvent yourself though." It had me thinking, what does it mean to reinvent yourself. … Continue reading Reinventing yourself and your career to be happy
Email can be both good and frustratingly painful. Why you might ask? Because it's constantly in the back (or front) of our minds. Smartphone vibrates. Immediately, you reach for your phone and wonder, "Hmm who emailed me?" That happens to me constantly. Rather than have email control me, I decided a couple years ago I … Continue reading How I manage email for myself and my business
Journaling is one of the most powerful tools I've come across. Prior to 2010, I did barely any journaling. Truth be told, I didn't quite understand it. How wrong I was.... 🤦 Fast forward 10 years later, I journal almost daily. Why? Because it calms me down, relieves my stress and allows me to dive … Continue reading Why I use a voice recorder to journal my thoughts
From corporate to running my own business, what my journey has been like
“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”— Les Brown I found this quote almost 3 years ago, and it has remained one of my favorites up until this day. Something about it is just so poignant and so deeply true. When I read this quote, I wondered … Continue reading Overcoming fear and doubt is a lifelong pursuit
Don't let your past define you. You can rewrite your story and become you want to become.