Awaken the Giant Within: Ultra Condensed Cliff Notes #5

Below are my personal notes of Awaken the Giant Within. These highlights were what I used to write my personal development book,¬†Wiser Next Week, a condensation of many different self improvement books In a Nutshell: Awaken The Giant Within is the psychological blueprint you can follow to wake up and start taking control of your … Continue reading Awaken the Giant Within: Ultra Condensed Cliff Notes #5

Persistence or a Waste of Time? Kingston's Journal #22

Whether you're giving it your all or beating your heading against the wall, sometimes the line is blurred. https://youtu.be/m6kDpO3TV_0 Darn near 2 months ago, I talked about how I felt burnout from the monotony of teaching English in Thailand. I still feel that boredom and unhappiness. I've been trying to block out these feelings or … Continue reading Persistence or a Waste of Time? Kingston's Journal #22

30 Lessons for Living: Tried & True Advice from the Wisest Americans: Ultra Condensed Cliff Notes #4

Below are my personal notes of 30 Lessons of Living. These highlights were what I used to write my personal development book, Wiser Next Week, a condensation of many different self improvement books In a Nutshell: More than one thousand extraordinary Americans share their stories and the wisdom they have gained on living, loving, and finding … Continue reading 30 Lessons for Living: Tried & True Advice from the Wisest Americans: Ultra Condensed Cliff Notes #4

The Harder You Work, The Luckier You Get: Kingston's Journal #21

Accept there are things beyond your control, but that the more you focus on what you can control, then the more you actually have a say on matters. https://youtu.be/8Bu-IrM2H04 Often there is a lot of talk about luck, specifically in life and career. How this person or that person became successful because of luck and … Continue reading The Harder You Work, The Luckier You Get: Kingston's Journal #21

Always Engage on Your Terms: Kingston's Journal #20

In any conflict, you want the odds to be on your side. https://youtu.be/82Djb-5UM7k I got some interesting comments from one of the students at my school on my YouTube Channel. The details of it are irrelevant for the topic of this post, the point is, I've discovered I'm not fully mature yet. I was going … Continue reading Always Engage on Your Terms: Kingston's Journal #20

What is Comfortable Must Be Discarded: Kingston's Journal #19

Rick Grimes "Don't look back, just keep walking." I remember two and a half years ago when I was an accounting intern in Rome, NY. One of the supervisors was talking to me about how work at the federal government doesn't pay the most, but its "comfortable." At the time I was still dead set … Continue reading What is Comfortable Must Be Discarded: Kingston's Journal #19

Bad Decisions Define Us: Kingston's Journal #18

Each decision we make relates to the next https://youtu.be/9noWACRuBw4 We all have choices that we make in life, some good, some bad. Our lives are a series of choices. For instance, the college you decided to go to determines your geographic location, your location in school decides where you begin building your professional network as … Continue reading Bad Decisions Define Us: Kingston's Journal #18

Africa, The New American West: Kingston's Journal #17

Every generation has a land with greater opportunity, is Africa it? https://youtu.be/OV7YXzpccVc About three weeks back I talked about how I felt stonewalled. I didn't know what to do next after finishing my year teaching in Thailand. I knew I wanted to spend a few months learning how to farm in Latin America, but I … Continue reading Africa, The New American West: Kingston's Journal #17

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Ultra Condensed Cliffnotes #3

Below are my personal notes of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. These highlights were what I used to write my personal development book, Wiser Next Week, a condensation of many different self improvement books In a Nutshell: An approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what the author Steven Covey … Continue reading The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Ultra Condensed Cliffnotes #3

Millionaire Fastlane: Ultra Condensed Cliff Notes #2

Below are my personal notes of Millionaire Fastlane. These highlights were what I used to write my personal development book,¬†Wiser Next Week, a condensation of many different self improvement books In a Nutshell: The Millionaire Fastlane draws attentions to what's wrong with the old get a degree, get a job, work hard, retire rich model, … Continue reading Millionaire Fastlane: Ultra Condensed Cliff Notes #2