How Your Culture Shaped Your Mindset

Culture is for humans what soil is for plants: it sets the environment in which we grow. We don’t really exist outside of culture. Because we’re social being, we always exist and evolve in the context of a culture (even sometimes cultures and subcultures). It’s only when we visit another country (with a different culture)…

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6 Myths About Achievers That May Be Holding You Back – Part 6

In this series, I’ve been dealing with myths surrounding people who achieve great results. Any of these myths can significantly compromise your ability to produce the results you, deep down, want in your life. Successively, I covered the myth that: achievers are lucky; achievers reach exceptional heights at the expense of others; achievers are young…

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6 Myths About Achievers That May Be Holding You Back – Part 5

If you study people who achieve great results, you’ll realize that they are regular people—flesh and blood. Like you and I, they were born of a woman. They have strengths and weaknesses, and they face challenges and suffer setbacks, like everyone else. That is to say that they were not born with superpowers that make…

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6 Myths About Achievers That May Be Holding You Back – Part 4

Results require work. No work, no results. If you want to excel in your field (and achieve great results in any area of your life for that matter), you’ll need to put in the work. You won’t achieve great results by working half-heartedly. You can’t be lazy and expect great results. To produce results, you…

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6 Myths About Achievers That May Be Holding You Back – Part 3

You have a great contribution to make. And if you’re reading this, I believe you realize it. It’s essential that you don’t buy into the myths surrounding people who achieve great results and impact on others. In this series, I’ve touched on various myths you must avoid. So far we’ve covered the myth that: achievers…

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6 Myths About Achievers That May Be Holding You Back – Part 2

Some believe that achievers reach exceptional heights at the expense of others. They think that, if someone is achieving great results in an area, they must have taken something away from someone else; they can’t possibly have reached such level without pulling someone down on their way up. This is a myth, which is rooted…

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6 Myths About Achievers That May Be Holding You Back – Part 1

Achieving great results begins in the mind. To achieve great results, you need a great mindset. Achievers have a great mindset. In this series of article, I cover 6 myths about achievers that affect your mindset and thus may be holding your back. In fact, if you buy into any of these myths, they’ll become…

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The Journey of Pursuing Great Goals

Great goals usually take some time to materialize. When you decide to pursue a great goal, you decide to embark on a journey. And the journey is just as—if not more important than—the destination. Don’t miss out on the journey because you’re focusing solely on the destination. While on your way to your great destination…

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4 Benefits of Setting Tight Personal Deadlines

A deadline transforms a dream into a goal; the deadline gives an endpoint to your goal. Until you set the endpoint, you simply had a wish. With a deadline, the timer starts, and your race against the clock begins. The goal is to reach the finish line before the timer falls all the way down…

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4 Benefits of Breaking Your Great Goals Down Into “Tiny” Targets

If you ever decide to eat an elephant—which would be quite a great goal—you would need to eat it one bite at a time. But to do that easily, you’ll need to chop that elephant into small, bite-size pieces. If you ever intend to run from New York to Los Angeles—another great goal—you would need…

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