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A Short Story about a Secret to Success

African Elephant Survival and Success

One afternoon, the fiercest animals in the Kalahari savannah gather and talk about their survival and supremacy. They are discussing about who’s the greatest among all animals in the animal kingdom.

“I am the king of the savannah, the most powerful and ferocious of all. I’m on the top of the food chain and the ultimate survivor in the animal kingdom”, the Lion said.

While on the top of a tree, the Cobra tells the crowd: “I have sharp fangs and venom that will paralyze my prey in one bite. I can also climb trees and eat animals that are even larger than my body size.” Read more

14 Tips to Reach Your Full Potential

We are all born with potential. However, not all of us reach our maximum potential. You have a chance to reach what you can be, whether you want to be a very successful entrepreneur, a top executive, a legendary artist, a world-renowned scientist or a great leader. But reaching the apex of your destiny is never easy. As we know it, it takes a lot of discipline, patience, diligence and persistence to achieve one’s greatness. If you want to live your life to the fullest, here are more tips to reaching your full potential. Read more

15 Unconventional Tips to Live a Better Life

Live your life better
 
We all have our own purpose and meaning of life. We view life in many different ways. There’s a person whose life revolves around his family and loved ones. There’s also a person whose life is concentrated on his business or career. My life is spent in writing, teaching, and trying to inspire my audience in my blogs. But whatever life we live, we have to make it better. So without further ado, I give you the following 15 unconventional tips to live a better life. Read more

7 Types of People You Must Have in Your Team

Team work is an important ingredient to every success. You cannot achieve your big objectives and you cannot win against bigger competitors without the help from other people. Thus, you have to form a team that will help you attain your elusive goals. However, not all teams actually work. That is why you have to be careful and wise when it comes to letting people to be part of your group. To increase your chance of success, consider the following 7 types of people you must have in your team.

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17 Life Lessons I learned from Playing Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird get ready
 
I only had a few game applications in my mobile phone. I choose games, such as bowling and motor racing, which don’t virtually require thinking as I only play to enjoy and take a break from a stressful work that requires a lot of brainstorming.

Then Flappy Bird came into my radar. Well, with your social media feeds that are flooded by your friends’ Flappy scores and statuses, who wouldn’t notice and try this much-hyped game?

Although its creator Dong Nguyen has already removed the application from Apple’s App Store and Google Play today, I was able to download it before he did that. The game was so simple yet highly difficult. Perhaps this explains the famous quote that says “simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”. Read more

27 Ways to Bring Good Luck into Your Life

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For me, good luck is a reward or a blessing for the good things a person has done to himself, to other people, to the Universe, and beyond. It could also be a mysterious gift or a grace we receive even though we are not exactly worthy of it. Whatever a good luck is, we need it to succeed and live a happy life. So if you want to get lucky this time, here are 27 ways to bring good luck into your life: Read more

77 Practical Tips to Improve Yourself

Meditating for self-improvement

Self-improvement is key to improving other people, your business, your career, your nation, and even the world. We have to help ourselves first to help others. Thus, you have to begin developing yourself and make it a habit to make yourself better everyday. So without further ado, I give you 77 practical tips to improve yourself now: Read more

10 Reasons Why Your New Year’s Resolution is Bullshit

Writing New Year's resolution
 
Firstly, I want to say that not all New Year’s Resolutions are stupid. Although only 12% of all resolutions are achieved and 88% end in failure according to a 2007 study of over 3,000 people conducted by the British psychologist Richard Wiseman, these statistics still tell us that there’s still a good reason in making a New Year’s Resolution.

Choosing January 1 to start a better way of life is also a more logical choice of day than choosing a day without a bang. That is why there are still many people who believe in the tradition of setting a New Year’s Resolution to be kept throughout the year. However, most resolutions just become worthless. Many people are fond of making foolish resolutions that they can’t even keep even for a week. Read more

5 Business Tips for Your Success in 2014

Happy New Year (Time and Wine)
 
Whether you’ve felt success or tasted failure in 2013, you have to continue working for your business success. In less than 2 weeks, 2014 is already here. We should not wait for the New Year to start thinking how we can assure that our business will thrive in the coming year or years. I know that as you’re a business minded or an entrepreneurial person, you already know how to prepare for the brand New Year, like making a strategic plan and learning lessons from your past mistakes. To reinforce your plan, here are my 5 business tips for your success in 2014. Read more