Everyone has a different idea of what success looks like. For many, it’s financial, while for others it’s success in personal relationships (although both feed into each other, but that’s a blog post for another time). You may even have an idea of what a successful person looks like, and from that you have put
Many people think that in order to be successful they need to be perfect — perfect at business, perfect at the gym, and perfect when socialising with friends. I’m here to tell you that’s not the case, and there’s no need to place that much pressure on yourself. As I’ve written before, determination and persistence are
Financial success or independence may be a goal for many Australians, but few actually achieve it. Why is that? To start off with, many people don’t understand the financial basics that can help them move them from being a wage-earner for 45 years of their lives to retiring many years earlier – if they choose too.
While 500 million people have moved from rural China into modern cities, a recent study by Richard Easterlin, a professor of economics at the University of Southern California and the author of “Happiness, Growth and the Life Cycle” shows that there is no evidence that the Chinese people are, on average, any happier. If anything,
Jeff Haden writes on Inc.com that happiness–in your business life and your personal life–is often a matter of subtraction, not addition. Consider, for example, what happens when you stop doing the following 10 things: 1. Blaming. People make mistakes. Employees don’t meet your expectations. Vendors don’t deliver on time. So you blame them for
Albert Einstein’s theory about how fast the universe is expanding has been proved correct by British scientists who praised his “incredible accuracy”. He was always known for his insightful words, so here are 10 of his best quotes. • A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. • Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses