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“The things you own end up owning you.” ― Joshua Fields Millburn Own Less and Live More Back in 2015, I discovered minimalism. Ever since then, my life has been much simpler living only with the essentials. This translated to moving into a smaller place and removing things that no longer add value to my life. They included: Dining table Television ...
“A reasonable man adapts himself to his environment.  An unreasonable man persists in attempting to adapt his environment to suit himself.  Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw The Two Types of Mindset Do you have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset? If you have a fixed mindset, then you feel comfortable and doesn't want to improve yourself and...
Committed Dedication When I wanted to change my health and body for good, I had the main focus of getting six-pack abs. Because I thought by achieving that, I would have reached the pinnacle of having a perfect body. Fueled with a burning desire to start, I watched numerous YouTube videos on the best abdominal and core exercises. After a few...
“Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education. They're both important and schools are forgetting one of them.” ― Robert Kiyosaki Money in modern society is a unit of trade. By having money allows you to make purchases you need for survival and wants for enjoyment. Because of those reasons, money plays an important role in your life. It is also one...
“I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.” ― Albert Einstein Start with a Strong Purpose Imagine two men's goals are to lose weight. Let’s call them Tom and Joe. Tom’s reason is to have a nice looking body while Joe wants to feel energetic and prolong his life. Two months later, Tom gives...
“True abundance isn’t based on our net worth, it’s based on our self-worth.” ― Gabrielle Bernstein The definition of the abundance mindset is knowing there are enough resources to go around for everyone. As pleasant as it sounds, it’s difficult to believe there’s an abundant amount of things (opportunities, money, food, etc) in the world for all. Hence, it’s easy to adopt...
“Your choices are made in a moment, and yet their consequences transcend a lifetime.” ― M.J. DeMarco The Law of Effection There’s nothing inherently wrong with having a job and working for one company to create money. However, by doing so, my scale of impact will be limited. Providing service for a single organization, my quantity of magnitude is fixed to one....
“Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.” ― Henry David Thoreau The First Indication of Wealth When I began working at my first engineering job after graduation, I dedicated my whole life to it. To make a positive first impression, I went to work at 8 a.m. and didn’t leave until well after 6 p.m. Many days, I would skip lunch just...
“Reading puts perspective on any challenge I was facing and made me see that extraordinary people usually had extraordinary pain, difficulties or injustices. That's part of why they have the drive and hunger to do good in the world, to make something happen.” – Tony Robbins Become a Lifelong Learner In my early 20s, I had only one goal in mind: To make...
“The number 1 rule in any negotiation is don't take yourself hostage. People do this to themselves all the time by being desperate for “yes” or afraid of “no,” so they don't ask for what they really want. Instead, they ask for what they can realistically get. I've heard many people say, “Well, that's a non-starter, so we won't...

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