Is it Better to be a Big Fish in a Small Pond or a Small Fish in a Big Pond?

Have you ever experienced being the best in a group? It is nice to have people look up to you. You feel good about yourself. It seems like you are on top of the world. That is until you are faced with a difficult challenge that is too much for you to handle. It is then that you realized that you have no one else to turn to. You have to come up with a solution to the the crisis on your own. You have to bear the responsibility for the whole group.

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Your Key to Success

It all started with lechon manok (roasted chicken). Then, it was followed by shawarma, milk tea, donuts, cupcakes then frozen yogurts. These are just some of the food crazes that hit Manila by storm. A handful of people who invested in such crazes definitely cashed in some profits. Unfortunately, although there were a few gainers, there were more losers. Take shawarma for example, out of all those stores that proliferated in the country in the 80s, almost all already closed their businesses a long time ago.

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Dream Job vs High-Paying Job

Can you remember what your dream was when you were young? Did you want to become a doctor, an engineer or a movie star? What are you doing right now? Are you doing your dream job or did you settle for a job that is more financially rewarding? Continue reading Dream Job vs High-Paying Job

The 10,000 Hour Rule of Success

What do Bill Gates, Tiger Woods, the Venus sisters and the Beatles have in common aside from achieving greatness in their professions? Is it innate talent, passion for their chosen fields, luck or simply hard work?

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10 Secrets on How to Look Expensive on a Budget

Did you know that how you dress influences how you perform in life? Numerous studies show that how you dress affect your physical and mental well-being. If you look good, you feel good. If you dress well, you will exude confidence and this will simply affect how others perceive you. Whether you like it or not, appearances do matter. Thus, if you want to become successful, you need to dress the part. You need to learn how to dress for success

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The Importance of a Vision Board

We all have things we want to do in the future. We all have dreams of how we want our life to be.

Imagine if you will be able to look at a picture of your dream life on a daily basis? That’s what a dream board, sometimes called a vision board, is all about.  It serves as a visual guide to remind you of your dreams, goals and aspirations.  It helps you focus. It is is a tool to help you create the life you want.

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Do You Have What It Takes to be A Kpop Idol?

It all started as a niche genre until the Wonder Girls’ hit “Nobody” penetrated the Billboard 100 chart at least eight times in 2009. A few years later, “Gangnam Style”  reigned as the most watched video on Youtube with over 3 billion views for five consecutive years. Today, K-pop is a global phenomenon with a price tag of over 5 billion dollars.

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10 Ways in which Rich People Think Differently

How many athletes, movie stars, heirs and lottery winners do you know who have gone from filthy rich to flat broke? Although it is hard to create massive wealth, it is even harder to maintain wealth over a long period of time. Whether it is creating or maintaining wealth, the secret behind it is having the correct mentality. The truth is that rich people think differently than the average person. So, if you want to be wealthy, you got to have the correct mindset.

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10 Power Dressing Must Have Items In A Woman’s Wardrobe

Clothes are an important part of projecting an image of confidence, power and success.  It influences how others see you. Although we should not judge a person based on appearances, it is a fact that people always has and will always judge a person by his or her appearance.  That’s the psychology of dressing.

With power dressing, you can strengthen your image.  You can also boost your confidence level. When you look good, you feel good. This will ultimately lead to better performance. Yes, studies had shown that you can actually dress yourself up for success.

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Reasons Why You Are Stuck in The Rat Race

Many people are stuck in the rat race and they don’t even realize it. They have taken it as part of the reality of life that inevitably happens as soon as you finish college. There are also many people who don’t go to college who are also stuck in the rat race.
If you spend your time day dreaming at work instead of enjoying your work, then you are stuck in the rat race.

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Do you Believe in Ghosts?

According to Chinese folk legend, the seventh lunar month is the ghost month.  During this time, the gates of hell are supposed to be open so bad spirits roam the world of the living. For 2018, the ghost month starts on August 11 and ends on September 9.

Generally, believers are not supposed to put themselves at risk during the ghost month.  Major decisions such as getting married, buying a house, changing jobs, signing contracts, traveling, having a major operation or starting a business should not be done during this period.

Minor things such as not staying at home at night are also practiced.  It is believed that spirits will follow you back if you roam around at night. Taking photos at night is also a no, no.  You might capture images that you don’t want to see if you take photos at night.

 

Thoughts After Reading Rich Dad, Poor Dad

I have read the book Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money — That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! written by Robert T. Kiyosaki. I heard of this book before and this should be on your list of books to buy and read.

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Change your perspective about money and how it works.

This book shows us a solution to getting out of the Rat Race, which Kiyosaki defines as a situation where people “work for the owners of their company, for the government paying taxes, and for the bank paying off mortgage and credit cards.” This scenario sums up most of our parents’ and our lifestyle in our 9-5 jobs and Kiyosaki proposes that we learn and practice investing as a solution to get out of this trap, retire early and live wealthier lives. Continue reading Thoughts After Reading Rich Dad, Poor Dad