Anticipation Is Always Worse Than Reality

Anticipation Is Always Worse Than Reality

It never fails. Every time I worry about doing some unpleasant task like confronting someone who owes me money, or firing an employee who has been with me for long time, I realize that thinking about what’s going to happen is always worse than the actual event itself. I usually worry about the confrontation so much that my stomach will ache, and then, when I finally make the call or have the meeting, it’s never as bad as I expected….

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Life Is A Smorgasbord

Life Is A Smorgasbord

I used to think that life was something like a fancy restaurant, where you wait politely until someone comes to take you order. I don’t see it that way anymore, I now know life is more like a smorgasbord or an all you can eat salad bar. You can’t wait for opportunities to fall into your lap, you have to get up from the table and grab them yourself. No one is going to wait on you anymore. They’re all…

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How To Create A Great Resume

How To Create A Great Resume

Imagine you asked a company for their brochure and they gave you a list of projects they have done in the past, and that’s it. Odds are you would not end up using that company – because they are not talking about what they can do for you. Why should your resume be and different? Writing your resume should not be some random annoying chore – you are creating your promotional material. Where a brochure is meant to get you…

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Create Your Own Superhero

Create Your Own Superhero

As a kid I had a lot of heroes: Superman, Batman, Mickey Mantle, and more. But as I grew older, they stopped serving as role models as I became aware of the more human qualities of each hero. Batman and Superman turned out be nothing more than ink, and Mickey Mantle became a full blown alcoholic. It didn’t matter much to me, I long ago stopped reading comic books and was never good at baseball anyway. But I had trouble…

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Faith Quotes

Faith Quotes

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I believe so that I may understand. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Faith perceives truth sooner than experience can. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ When you’re weary, feeling small, when tears are in your eyes, I will dry them all; I’m on your side. Oh! when times get rough and friends just can’t be found, like a bridge over troubled water I will lay me down. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I believe that for every drop…

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How To Be Successful

How To Be Successful

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…

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Momentary Happiness

Momentary Happiness

Happiness is a momentary balance. When everything in our life is going smoothly and is well balanced we have happiness. When we are faced with conflicts and challenges, we are unhappy. We cannot find permanent happiness in this world because of the dual nature of this world. Happiness and sadness must co-exist. Sometimes we are happy, sometimes we are not. Life is a cycle. It is an ongoing process.

Train Yourself For Chaos

Train Yourself For Chaos

When I began starting businesses, I used to try to get everything to run smoothly. That’s what I was trained to do in business school. Their educational mission was to teach us to get everyone and everything to work perfectly in business. Nice concept on paper. In real life, nothing ever runs perfectly. Once I was in the real business world, something or someone was always going wrong. People would screw up. Materials wouldn’t be delivered on time. Customers wouldn’t…

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Life Advice: The Key To True Happiness

Life Advice: The Key To True Happiness

There are many definitions of happiness. Sometimes said to be the state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. Whatever the definition is, we all want to be happy. It is one of the greatest thirst of human beings. Usually, something is making us happy. When this something is taken away from us, we are unhappy or sad. Ask yourself, what makes you happy? What if that thing is suddenly taken away from you? How will…

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The Magic Formula For Success

The Magic Formula For Success

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…

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Overcoming Failure

Overcoming Failure

So you have failed to achieve something you want to achieve. It’s alright. Try again. If not, be glad you have learned as much as you can and move on. Let go of the negative emotions that comes along with failure and try doing something else. Failure in something doesn’t mean your world has ended or it’s the end of the world. In my personal life experience, I have learned that there will always be something to learn in a…

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How To Be Free From Worries

How To Be Free From Worries

There have been numerous scientific studies proving that worry is an unhealthy state of mind as it causes harm to our body and clouds our mind from clear thinking. When worrying about something is prolonged it causes stress which leads to depression. As a result we will live constantly in unhappiness. Worry is the direct result of not knowing what to do about the things we are worrying about. If we know what to do and if we are sure…

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