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The 3 Secrets Of Highly Successful Graduates

Published: March 27, 2019 | Inspirational, Life Lessons, Mindsetting | No Comments

I graduated during the month of March. So even though colleges and universities now have different graduation months, March will always be “that time of the year” for me. Maybe that’s the reason why I feel a bit nostalgic today. And likewise, the reason why I feel it’s important for me to share this piece […]

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On Medical Emergencies and Time Management

Updated: September 19, 2020 | Life Lessons, Productivity | 8 Comments

A couple of months ago, I experienced an unfortunate incident on my right eye. Of course, I immediately went to the doctor to have it examined. Over the next two weeks, I had to schedule several appointments with a retina specialist. And I had to undergo a couple of medical tests, which included taking an […]

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A Strategy to Improve How You Learn from Experience

Updated: June 29, 2019 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 1 Comment

They say that experience is the best teacher. That’s why when we fail or make a mistake, the optimistic view is to learn from that experience. I was once deep in credit card debts. It came to a point when collectors started calling my house and harassing my parents to pay my debts. That was […]

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10 Quick Tips to Reach Financial Independence

Updated: June 5, 2020 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 1 Comment

How do you become financial independent? What are the keys to achieving it? What are the characteristics of people who are financially free? Reaching financial independence is a marathon. And just like preparing to run a marathon in real life, you need to understand some basic principles for success. Below are 10 quick tips, which […]

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The Cure for the Spaghetti Brain

Updated: May 22, 2020 | Income Opps, Life Lessons | 2 Comments

Opportunities are all around us. Some may have more than others, but still, they exist if you look hard enough. However, having access to these opportunities doesn’t automatically guarantee success in life. One’s hard work, grit, determination, discipline, and focus are some of the keys to achieving success. Today, I’d like to talk more about […]

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Memento Mori: Remember That You Have to Die

Updated: October 24, 2020 | Life Lessons | 3 Comments

It’s a question that comes up in conversations once in a while: “What would you do if you have only one year left to live?” Stop for a moment, and say your answer to yourself. Don’t overthink it, and just say whatever comes to your mind first. The question forces you to consider how suddenly […]

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How Much Time Are You Truly Wasting?

Updated: October 15, 2020 | Life Lessons, Productivity | 2 Comments

People working in Metro Manila know how terrible the traffic in the city can be. It is frustrating. It is stressful. You want to get home so badly. But you’re stuck on the road, and just inching along for several hours. Why can’t the government solve this problem? You start to think. Every year, traffic […]

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That Feeling of Emptiness and Why We Buy Meaningless Stuff We Don’t Need

Updated: June 7, 2020 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 8 Comments

I once attended a seminar, where the speaker asked the audience to be honest and raise their hands if the statements he’s going to say applies to them. “Have you ever laughed at someone who accidentally slipped while walking?” “Have you ever hidden snacks from others because you don’t want to share?” “Or have you […]

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5 Biggest Financial Mistakes that 50-Year-Olds Regret The Most

Updated: May 11, 2020 | Life Lessons, Personal Finance | 8 Comments

I had the chance to talk to future retirees during a recent speaking engagement. Among the topics that we discussed were the biggest financial mistakes that they regret, now that they’re in their 50’s. Today, I’m sharing with you a few of their stories, which I hope you’ll find valuable. Read beyond their sentiments and […]

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14 Things To Do in Your 20s, To Become Rich in Your 30s

Updated: April 11, 2020 | Life Lessons | 9 Comments

Becoming rich takes time, but with the proper mindset and right strategies, you can become a millionaire in 10 years or less. And the earlier you start, the sooner you can actually become one. With that said, how can someone who is now in their 20s achieve wealth within a decade? If you’re a 20-year-old […]

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On Challenges and Self-Motivation

Updated: March 15, 2020 | Guest Posts, Life Lessons | 4 Comments

When we were young, some of us fortunately received decent upbringings. When I say decent, I mean people who grew up well-sustained, whether emotionally, physically, mentally, spiritually, or financially. Unfortunately, many of us didn’t receive such privilege. Back then, we think we are too unlucky to experience challenges at an early age. What’s worse, some […]

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On Life Goals and Financial Priorities

Updated: November 4, 2018 | Life Lessons | 3 Comments

When you were a kid, I’m sure a lot of people asked you what you wanted to be when you grow up. As you entered school, the question changed to what career you wanted to pursue. It was exciting to answer these questions, primarily because we had the freedom to choose among many possibilities, to […]

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Living on Your Own Terms: How to Really Be the Boss of Your Own Life

Updated: September 29, 2018 | Guest Posts, Inspirational, Life Lessons | 1 Comment

Like most people, you have probably lived your life bowing down to the dictates of society. Straight out of college, you went for a master’s degree because that’s what people around you deem impressive. Then you got an office job that requires you to sit in front of a computer for nine hours—and you did […]

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