Most of us grew up believing that in business, the larger your company grew, the better for all concerned. It still seems to be the prevailing sentiment among the business community, despite thousands of examples of companies that have grown too fast, too soon – then failed. When I first desk in a one bedroom apartment. I was overjoyed when my business grew to over 30 employees in just three years. It was great for my ego, I found, but bad for my soul. Continue reading
I used think that if I failed at something, I would be left walking around with a big, red F stamped my forehead. Everybody would be whispering behind my back, and I had be the laughing stock of the city.
But the first time a business of mine failed, I found most people didn’t really care. Even my family stopped talking about it after a relatively short period of time. This taught me that most people are so wrapped up in their own lives, they really don’t have time to worry about anyone else trial and tribulations. There’s no room left on their emotional disk for much less than what they are struggling with each day. Continue reading
We often have to figure out more than one way to get where we are going, whether it’s due to a traffic jam or a vacation threatened by bad weather. The same is true in launching a successful business. Continue reading
People who love you can be the biggest obstacles from pursuing your dream. They want to protect you from failure, and not incidentally, protect themselves.
They will warn you that starting a small business is too risky. “Don’t you know that three out of four businesses fail?” Or, “You can’t quit your job, what about your pension, what about our health insurance?” Continue reading
Perhaps at one time or other you may have said to yourself some thing like, “I don’t know why my life is like this” or “I wonder when my life will change” or “I wish I am rich” or even “I wish I can achieve what I want to achieve” etc.
People who thinks or talks like this actually desire a satisfying or fulfilling life by means of achieving something; be it through material success or spiritual success. There is nothing wrong to hope and wish for improvement. Continue reading
There is no magic formula for instant success in anything. Asking for instant success formula is like asking a fruit to ripe instantly which can only be done through some type of divine intervention. Perhaps, when people are seeking to change their life immediately and live it the way they want, what they are really asking is for a divine intervention.
There is nothing wrong to seek help from the divine source, but the reality is, whatever you want to achieve in life, there is a process of actions which need to be taken that will give the exact outcome one desires; meaning, doing the correct actions resulting in correct reactions. This process is true even when we are asking for divine intervention in our life. Continue reading
We all have personal goals and if you are having problem keeping up with or achieving your personal goals, consider following the four steps as follows which can help you achieve your personal goals.
Step 1: Have a very certain and clear personal goal
Don’t set a general goal but have a specific about what you want to achieve. Imagine clearly in your mind what you want and make a step by step action plan to achieve it. Understand clearly why you want what you want and remember it as a motivating factor to keep you going. Continue reading
Is there anything important you want to successfully achieve in your life? Of course we all do but do you know what it takes to be successful? If you don’t know yet, here are ten steps or pointers that can help you achieve your success.
First, if you want to be successful in anything at all, you need to be crystal clear about what you really want to successfully achieve. It means having a clear goal. A goal is a target you want to reach. So before jumping into doing anything else start asking yourself what you want to achieve and why you want to achieve. Are you sure you want to achieve it? If you’re sure, let’s go to the next step. Continue reading
We can choose any kind of goals in life but the kind of goals we choose in life depends to how much we understand what life is all about.
If you have the belief that there is nothing much to life here except to survive, probably you will just have some goals which can enhance your survival here until the day comes for you to leave. Perhaps one of those goals is to be rich.
On the other hand perhaps you are wondering if there is more to life and perhaps you have a goal to discover if there is life after death, and so you seek here and there to find a meaning to life. Continue reading
Do you know that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line? Let’s say you live in Malaysia and you want to go to New York, USA. Which way will be the most direct and fastest way?
Surely, you will say by taking the direct flight there from Malaysia.
Why not drive through Thailand, Myanmar all the way to Europe and take a ferry from there? Yes, though it will be adventurous because you can see a lot of things, but the time it takes is longer compared to the direct flight. Continue reading
Success means different things for different people. Success is often related to achieving something that we desire. Whatever your understanding is or definition about success, if you relate it with the achievement of something, then, to be successful is quite easy.
In this case, it comes to the fact of doing something or taking the correct action using correct information in the correct way at the correct time for correct outcome. In other word, when we do the right thing we will get the desired outcome. Continue reading
Do you envy watching people having a great life that you just wish you too can have such a life? Perhaps you are not envious but you just wish you can have what others have too.
There is certainly nothing wrong to wish for something provided that wish is a rightful wish. After all, wishing is just another desire to have something. It’s human nature to have desire.
Furthermore, all achievements begin with the desire to have something. So have those rightful desires. But don’t stop there. Do something to achieve your desires. Continue reading