About shortcomings and success

. When you’re a kid and make something that is blameworthy, and are afraid to get caught for it, you say “It’s not me, it’s him!” When you grow up and start attending school, you say “It’s not my fault. The dog ate my homework!” When you enter the job market, and you’re still afraid…

How much time is required to reach a goal?

. Achievers like Einstein, Ali and Musk all found time to reach their goals. How come you say you don’t have enough to reach yours? Just like The Beatles sang it out loud in the 1960s, many people today silently wish they’d have “Eight days a week”. Not only for loving someone, as suggested in…

You will never be bias-free

. Biases aren’t like gluten. They can’t be extracted and trashed. In a way, it’s a positive. More than the negatives that tend to surround a bias. “All biases are bad”, “We should always be rational and impartial”, “Biases are proof of someone’s ignorance”. In different ways, biases don’t let anyone being indifferent. Often times,…

When you start having doubts about your leader

. No one ever reached their goals wearing a blindfold. There’s no reason why you should accept to do so when a leader asks you to. Even if “Making it on my (our) own” gets many people dreaming about how they can succeed in business or life, the “on my own” part isn’t always possible….

On finding a workplace you belong to

. Finding a workplace you belong to is hard. Even more when you’re treated as a disposable seat filler. Not a valuable contributor. When this happen, switching workplace is probably your best option. Unless you think your butt can take a little (if not a lot of) unnecessary pain. Here’s why. “Show up on time”,…