Know yourself

Humans drew the short-straw when it comes to life. Unlike every other living being on this planet, humans are the only creatures that are plagued with ‘self-awareness’. We are conscious of our own existence and success on a level that can often be – politely – a pain in the posterior. Have you ever heard of the story of the wild flower that felt like…

Making use of naysayers

If you’ve ever watched a classic cartoon, like an old Mickey Mouse (or a really old Felix the Cat), you’ve probably seen a character have an idea represented by an illuminated lightbulb over their heads. Though thoroughly clichéd, the lightbulb is a great symbol for an idea –lightbulbs (and ideas) are bright, electric, and lead others to you. But if you’ve ever had an idea,…

The Dalai Lama said, “The purpose of our life is to be happy.” Now, is it possible to describe every single person’s life purpose in one sentence? I’m not so sure that it is. But if you could come up with just one sentiment to describe why we’re on this earth, I think happiness is a pretty good one. As an entrepreneur, you may identify…