How to Get Good at Something: 5 Simple Lessons

Since June, I have been involved with Toastmasters. I like the atmosphere and the way it encourages people to improve their public speaking skills. Toastmasters holds contests regularly, and I recently joined an evaluation contest through the group. It’s a unique contest because it’s not about giving a...

4 Essential Lessons for Your Self-Improvement

As you might know, I have a background in software development. I majored in IT, and computer programming is one of my passions. I’d like to share with you some self-improvement lessons I have learned from the world of software development. In software development, an application (or...

9 Powerful Success Lessons from Bill Gates

I recently came across an interesting article titled Microsoft’s Odd Couple. In the article, Paul Allen – the co-founder of Microsoft – told the story of how he and Bill Gates met and started Microsoft. I find the article insightful. It contains many...

Stopping Negative Thinking in it’s Tracks

How often do you find yourself thinking negative thoughts? Do you catch yourself getting caught up in a whirlwind of negativity and before you know it your mind (and your day) is starting to spiral downwards? The thing is – just one negative...

10 Life Lessons You Should Never Believe In

As you go through life you probably encounter many different life lessons.  Some are very good pieces of advice and you should follow them.  But, some life lessons turn out to be false and you should be aware of the folly of following...

4 Lessons Kids Can Teach You About Happiness

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. – Charles Spurgeon Notice how when you’re around kids everybody’s mood changes in the room? You can’t help but gravitate towards their positive energy, regardless of how you may be feeling. Kids...

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6 Surefire Ways a Positive Attitude Increases Success

Your attitude is so much like an inner architect building resilience in your mindset. What’s at stake? Your outlook involves your perception of success (or failure) and has a big impact on the viability of your career. The great thing is, setting your attitude is your choice....