Self Development Blog

One or a few people in our lives are most likely pursuing their dreams/goals. And although we are used to this idea of people pursuing lives they want most, I know from personal experience that we may not necessarily understand what that really means. Continue reading

Time is the resource capable of turning any idea into something tangible. How you use your time is way more important in helping your realize your goals than anything else. The simplest way to know if someone is on their way to the life they truly desire, is to ask them how they spend their time. Continue reading

When it comes to failing or failure, our minds tend to do two things. The first, is that it creates a negative association to failure. We see failing as something bad or unwanted. Second, failing makes many of us believe that it’s time to quit. The more we fail at something, the more we are convinced that we were never meant to be doing it. Continue reading

By deciding to pursue any large and significant goal, you are most likely aware of two important truths. The first is that you are going to face a lot of challenges as you work towards attaining your goal. The second is that you are going to have to make sacrifices to overcome some of those challenges. Continue reading

I have always believed that in order to acquire success, you have to change from who you are now to the type of person that succeeds. If you aren’t a successful business person now, then you need to adopt the mindset and habits of the type of business person that succeeds. Continue reading

It’s harder to cut down a tree with a blunt axe. So those who are most experienced at doing that sort of work, spend some time sharpening their axes before they begin. The inexperienced may not know how important this is and risk making their work cutting down a tree… that much harder. Continue reading

After a plane takes off, the first thing the pilots do is ensure that the plane’s heading is aligned to its destination. One obvious reason is that having a straight-line path to the destination from the start, is fuel efficient. Another obvious but less thought of reason is that by not setting your plane on course early, you simply increase the chances of never getting to your destination. Continue reading

Would I be wrong to assume that the number of people who set New Year’s resolutions in January, is much higher than the number of people who review them in December? And by review, I don’t mean just asking yourself whether or not you achieved your goals. You also need to ask yourself why you got the results you got. Continue reading

Momentum is one of the least talked about topics when it comes to making progress towards your goals… yet it plays a major role. Momentum can be compared to driving a car on the 4th gear at a high speed. You will get further faster than someone who is just starting off on the 1st gear at speed zero. Continue reading

Many dreamers have people they look up to. Aspiring footballers have professional footballers. Aspiring game developers have successful game developers. Aspiring music artists have successful music artists. Continue reading

The rise of reality shows in the past couple of years clearly shows us that many enjoy watching other people live their lives. But what we tend to not think about… is that while we are paying with our attention and money to see how their lives unfold… they are getting rewarded for it. Continue reading

As a dreamer, you must be ready to go through change if you are to succeed in pursuing your dreams/goals. You cannot be a beginner forever. Continue reading

At one point in my life, I almost completely gave up on the idea that I could make a better life for myself if I just worked extra hard. Up to that point, I had lived a life that seemed to strongly suggest that only a select few were destined to truly succeed in life… and that I wasn’t one of them. Continue reading

Over the course of my life, way too many people have said that phrase to me in one form or another. But during the early stages of my pursuit… I never truly could understand what patience really meant. Continue reading

While failing typically feels undesirable, most seasoned goal achievers appreciate it as a necessary component in helping you better understand what you need to do to succeed. Expecting to succeed in the pursuit of a goal while hoping to never run into a challenge… can be compared to expecting to win a tournament final having never faced any opponent prior to that moment. What are the odds of succeeding in that? Continue reading