THOUGHTS & IDEAS Feed

Who would want to keep up with the Joneses nowadays? Today it’s about keeping up with the Smiths.

[ 5 min read ] I’m doing this series on success principles (from my own perspective) and this got me thinking about the messages the next generations of people are most likely to receive, or which most of them will most probably be able to distil from all they read,... Read more →


Don’t treat them like little kids. (The #1 mistake young adults make when dealing with their controlling parents)

[ 2 min read ] Let’s say you were born as a Catholic (your parents were Catholics and raised you as a Catholic). As long as they’re Catholics they will expect that you’ll be a Catholic. That’s true in most families. They want you to be Catholic because they can’t... Read more →


Focus on what you can do! (There is always something you can do)

[ 1 min read ] Focusing solely on things we can’t do is futile. Never in the whole history of mankind focusing exclusively on things we can’t do produced any results. Not even once! Nobody who focused on impossibility alone ever did anything, let alone something remarkable. It’s only when... Read more →


On adulthood (and the #1 reason people never get what they want in life)

[ 1 min read ] When you realize that it's all on you / that it's not your parents’ or anybody else’s responsibility, your life or how you feel. When you don't have expectations that your parents should do (should have done) this or that / should give (should have... Read more →