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“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” ― Dale Carnegie Be Genuinely Interested in Others In past social settings, I’ve mostly talked about topics that fascinated me. But after reading the book How to Win Friends and Influence People by...
“There is one rule, above all others, for being a man. Whatever comes, face it on your feet.” – Robert Jordan Start with Yourself To be a self-sufficient man, I need to be able to take care of myself. That includes the following life aspects: Health (physical, mental, psychological, emotional, and spiritual) Finance Relationship (significant other, family, and friends) This is congruent...
“Seasons change, people grow together and apart, life moves on. You will be OK, embrace it.” ― Alexandra Elle Practice Self-Respect On my journey of personal development, I had to reduce and eliminate interactions with certain people. They were toxic with negative habits that drained my energy when I spent time with them. For example, they would always complain about their life...
“You are the sum total of the people you meet and interact with in the world. Whether it’s your family, peers, or co-workers, the opportunities you have and the things that you learn all come through doors that other people open for you.” ― Tanner Colby The Impact of Social Capital During my trip to Vietnam in January 2018, I met...
“Forgiveness is not a feeling; it is a commitment. It is a choice to show mercy, not to hold the offense up against the offender. Forgiveness is an expression of love.” ― Gary Chapman Identify Your Love Language Based on the book The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman, my primary love language is quality time. A close second is physical...
“Your network is your net worth.” ― Tim Sanders The Layers of Social Network Valuing relationships, I always invest time in further deepening my existing my connections. To expand my network, I’m constantly meeting new people. In addition, I’m always evaluating my current relationships and filter in the “right” people - those who believe in me and lift me higher. In the process, I...
“The first step to being more attractive is to see rejection as a means to eliminate women who won't make you happy from your life. It's a blessing, not a curse.” ― Mark Manson Identify Clearly What You Want in a Woman There are an abundant amount of beautiful and attractive women everywhere, especially in metropolitan cities. However, my chances of finding...
  “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell Be the Leader of Your Life Becoming a leader means taking full responsibility for my life. In my early 20s, I was a follower devoted to society’s formula for success and happiness seeking comfort. The recipe was a step-by-step guide to having a "successful" and problem-free...
"Inside each of us is a natural born storyteller just waiting to be released." – Robin Moore Self-Discovery Journey In early 2013, I had everything that I was supposed to have - a well-paid job, a nice car, and great friends. In addition, I was working hard to save money to buy a house while deliberately working on my dating life. Despite having all that,...
“Networking is not about hunting. It’s about farming. It’s about cultivating relationships.” ― Ivan Misner The Importance Of Networking Networking is all about building relationships. Valuing my network as my net worth, I invest time and effort to nourish my current network and to continuously expand my network. In early 2013, I was working for a start-up biotech company in the San Francisco...

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