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...
You are Intelligent. Are you Smart?

You are Intelligent. Are you Smart?

Most people confuse intelligence and smartness. I did too, for a long time. I was on the board of a business. A fellow board member asked me about how to structure the company for better tax treatment. I said, “I don’t know”. Visibly annoyed with me, he said, “But,...