Smart but… socially challenged?

Smart but… socially challenged?

Do you consider yourself an INTELLECTUAL? If you spend much of your life focused on your smarts, and making sure others know you’re smart… you may be struggling. Are you? You are probably very logical and rational. The world of emotions is spontaneous, often illogical...
An MIT Grad’s Pursuit of Success

An MIT Grad’s Pursuit of Success

My parents were high school teachers, and we were told to focus on education. Dad was the first graduate in his family EVER – got 2 bachelor’s and a master’s degree. Mom was the first woman to finish high school in my Dad’s family. She got 2 bachelor’s and a...
Shortcuts To Your Success

Shortcuts To Your Success

As a child growing up, you had many personal experiences. You figured out that crying gets the attention of others, touching fire burns your fingers, a match enables you to start a fire, and more – you learnt much of what works/doesn’t, what you should/shouldn’t do in...
You are Self-made? Really?

You are Self-made? Really?

We tell ourselves stories… and the more we repeat the stories, they more they become ‘real’ to us. We believe them! We were all born buck-naked. Our minds were like clumps of clay. Who you are today is a result of your upbringing (other people’s influence) and...
Do you lie to yourself?

Do you lie to yourself?

Your parents never taught you about something super-important to your success… We humans are interesting creatures. We only become aware of common sense and obvious things AFTER somebody points it out to us. And then, we say, “Of course it’s common sense… of...