Hiding behind excuses

Hiding behind excuses

The more happy, fulfilled, and successful a person is, the less they are inclined to make excuses. A main difference between a person that drives change, creates value and drives projects and a person that doesn’t achieve much, is how they see excuses. The more successful the individual, the less they are inclined in coming […]

The illusion of luck

The illusion of luck

Everything in our lives is a result. Even the way we see the good or bad things is the result of our mindset. Most people believe that some results are happening because of luck. When we think about luck, there is a question we have to consider from the beginning Is luck a social and […]

Too young or too old?

Too young or too old

There are lots of people that are hiding behind the belief that they are too old to take an opportunity. The reason “I’m too old for this…” is one of the most common excuses people use. There are also some young men that believe they are too young to chase an opportunity. Some people say […]

Practical intelligence

Practical intelligence

Intelligence by itself means nothing. But creating something of value is everything. That’s Practical intelligence. It is a common understanding that being intelligent is one of the biggest factors for success, that only intelligent people can create valuable things. That is simply not true. Focus and enthusiasm combined are way more important than intelligence alone. […]

Success can feel like moving a mountain

Moving a mountain

Success means only one thing… Winning. Every human being wants to be successful.  There is not a single individual who doesn’t want the best this life can offer. Nobody enjoys crawling, living in mediocrity, missing out, feeling like a second class, or feeling forced to do something against their will “In order to attain the impossible, […]

Long term mindset

Long term mindset

A mindset that is strong and built to last for a lifetime, is a mindset that is built to change, adapt and grow. One of the reasons that motivation by itself doesn’t lead to change and improvement in the long term is that people get scared when they think about the future. They fear that […]

Does getting “the black belt” in your niche represent an end?

The black belt

A convenient lie is always safer than an inconvenient truth. In the end, the truth is that there is no finish line, there is no end, we are either growing, evolving, or dying. Most of the time we think that once we get to the finish line, we will be victorious, that once we get […]

Accepting contradictory ideas at the same time

Accepting contradictory ideas

All the arguments and fights between individuals start with two separate ideas that contradict themselves. Our way of thinking creates all our ideas. Sometimes however we stumble upon ideas that contract themselves. When that happens, we are taught to simply accept one or the other. However, there is an important question to consider… Can we […]

To make or Not to make a decision

To make or not to make a decision

No matter what we want to do, we have to make a decision at some point about it. The truth is that we love to make easy decisions and we hate to make the hard ones. We love to think that the world is simple, that it is a black and white world, but in […]

The bad people

The bad people

The world is split in two, the part filled with good people and the one filled with bad people. But what makes a bad person… bad? The concept of good and bad is in itself a simplistic one. We are creatures that react more strongly to negative stimuli. Our attitudes are more heavily influenced by bad […]

The importance of practice

The importance of practice

Practice simply because practicing is the only way to get better. The best way to improve any skill, no matter if it is hard, soft or any other kind, is through practice. However, theoretical knowledge, occasional or inconsistent practice only gives people the impression of progress, when in reality it means little. You don’t practice […]

Your environment

Your environment. Community

Our environment and culture are the two things that have the most important role in our growth, development, and success. When somebody is born and Where they are born, is crucial for their development. Being part of a certain culture, being born at a certain time, change our opportunities and our relationship with risk. The truth is […]