Success principle #35. Never let people intimidate you into satisfying their needs at the expense of your own needs. | 894

[ 10 min read ] My Author Journey, Wednesday, October 18, 2017 # 894 (countdown) - In other words, Who has control over your life? Who dictates whose interests and needs you should satisfy? The thing is everybody wants something. Everybody has certain needs. Even our parents who tell us... Read more →

Success principle #34. Never worry that you’re misunderstood by people. (It’s actually a very good sign). | 895

[ 4 min read ] My Author Journey, Tuesday, October 17, 2017 # 895 (countdown) - Vincent van Gogh is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. However, during his lifetime he was considered a madman and failure. Nobody wanted his paintings. They were... Read more →

Three reasons why we all should despise the idea of retirement.

[ 2 min read ] I don’t understand the idea of retirement. Don’t even think about retiring. Hence all those bullshit clichés about the need to have a decent salary so that you will have better retirement benefits don’t speak to me. I despise this idea. I think it makes... Read more →

Success principle #30. Forget about making your parents proud and securing your child’s future. | 899

[ 7 min read ] My Author Journey, Thursday, October 12, 2017 # 899 (countdown) - Slowly but surely I approach the end of this series on success principles. My today’s message is super important and literally flies in the face of what it means to be ‘a good parent’... Read more →

Success principle #29. Trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. | 900

[ 6 min read ] My Author Journey, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 # 900 (countdown) - In his famous 2005 commencement address Steve Jobs said: You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect... Read more →

Success principle #27. Focus on using your talents and potential as best as you can, not on making a buck or having something to brag about. | 902

[ 4 min read ] My Author Journey, Monday, October 9, 2017 # 902 (countdown) - I was thinking about something Jai Wolf said in this short interview he gave for VICE. There is just so much negative reinforcement that you’re gonna get when you're starting off. You kinda have... Read more →