Life

The Advice I Didn’t Need

You become what you feed your mind. Regardless of how smart, savvy or inspired you are, if you don’t guard the door of your mind, you are giving the tacit approval of the disempowering, uninspiring, and cynical.
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The Problem with Perfectionism

The quest for perfectionism is a defense mechanism that prevents us from doing anything. It is the worst procrastination tool around. Start the process by not judging yourself.
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Advice to My 20-Year-Old Self

In my early 20s, I remember asking older folks a bunch of questions. Trying to pick up some guiding principles for decision-making. Choosing the ‘right’ university, career and on how to manage money. Fast forward a decade later, these are…
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How to Ask Better Questions

Successful people are not more talented than you and I. What makes them successful are often uncommon habits and asking bigger questions. The more ridiculous the question, the more profound the answers. If we want to learn from the best…
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Winning the Ovarian Lottery

While some of us were less ‘lucky’ than others in the ovarian lottery, all of us have the opportunity to create our own luck. Because luck simply comes down to a series of choices. As the saying goes “chance favors…
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The S-Curve of Life

Every process, be it a business, a country, or your life, is like an S-curve lying on its side. We first start out by putting more in. By way of education, investment, or experiment before it starts going up. And…
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What Basketball Taught Me About Life

#Attitude. It means giving your best on and off the court. It means showing up on time. It means out-hustling others even when your body is wearing out. It means treating your teammates and your coach with the utmost respect…
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On Retirement, Happiness and Life

Happiness and fulfillment come from within. When we are trapped thinking all about how others view us, we stop living our lives. It disrupts our journey to retirement and prevents us from being present.
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