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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 ...
“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...
“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....
“True abundance isn’t based on our net worth, it’s based on our self-worth.” ― Gabrielle Bernstein Having an abundance mindset creates numerous opportunities in your life. The definition of the abundance mindset is knowing that there’s enough of resources to go around for everyone. As pleasant as it sounds, it’s difficult to believe that there’s an abundant amount of things (opportunities, money, food,...
“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs Follow Your Heart Back in 2016, I was lost. Although life was good working as a chemical engineer with a high-paying...
“Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.” — Epictetus Invest In Freedom My definition of freedom is to have the power to choose what I want to do, where I want to live, and whom I want to spend my time with. By investing in freedom now, I can clearly identify my financial needs and...
“The secret of happiness is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” ― Socrates Minimalism One of the biggest status indicators in society is the things you have. Society taught and conditioned me to believe the path to success and happiness is to accumulate things. But to afford the fancy clothes, the fast car, or the big house, I...
“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 that you need for survival and wants for enjoyment. Because of those reasons, money plays an important role in your life. Money is also one...
“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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