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Tag: personal development and growth
“Are You Part of the Cargo or Member of the Crew?” (From Accountancy to TEFL #5)
Those deemed essential will always stay on while those seen as disposable are tossed overboard.
“Strategically Smile to Get What You Want” (Wiser Next Week: On Happiness)
When you tell your mind to do something it likes to do the opposite. So when you tell it to stop thinking negatively, it won't. You need to a a different approach.
“Hindsight Bias vs. Regrets”(Kingston’s Journey #56)
Regret is easily confused with it's close cousin, hindsight bias. They both have to do with painful recounts of the past, so what is the difference between the two.
“Psychological Ownership” Wiser Next Week: On Loyalty
Loyalty takes years to build. It takes time, trust, having each others back. Loyalty is a key building block of our civilization. Our ancestors realized that if we each tried to do our own thing, it wouldn't amount to much. But together, we can build buildings, cities, nations and equally important, stand on top of the progress of previous generations.
“A Wrong Does Not Right A Wrong” (From Accountancy to TEFL #4)
If you are pursuing something and begin to think, "this ain't me" on the other side of your shoulder there'll be a voice whispering, "but you've already put so much time into this." That's sunk cost fallacy.
The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking: (Ultra Condensed Cliffnotes #22)
Simple but powerful strategies for increasing your success by improving your thinking. The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking presents practical, lively, and inspiring ways for you to become more successful through better thinking.
“The World’s No Mind Reader”(Kingston’s Short Story #4 [Age 12])
You gotta draw your line in the sand. And once others know where you stand, That's when you can draw up connections, that is that's when you begin building relationships.
“Show Them Your Greatness” Wiser Next Week: On Fear
If you want to make your greatness known, the fear of criticism is just part of the process. One cannot take the good without the bad.
“Why Continue When So Few Care?” Focus on the Macro (Kingston’s Journey #55)
It's not that no one cares, its a matter of working through the process of being discovered. I need to be like the North Vietnamese (all politics aside). Because I believe I'm building something special here, I really do. You just got to keep it macro, a marathon in other words.