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  • Is Success Really a Matter of Chance?

    I keep wondering how much success or even wealth is a trailing indicator rather than a leading indicator. I meet so many people who think life is unfair to them because they deserve to be in a very high position in the organization they are working for. Or they should be making 10 times more than what they are making. Continue Reading...
  • Love Your Job or Hate Your Job? This Simple Question Makes All the Difference!

    I have seen so many people, especially today’s young, who become super excited when they get a new job. And then within a few weeks start cursing the job and start cursing their employer and start cursing everything. They believe they deserve more.  I do see this issue more often in America, but I am sure it’s a worldwide phenomenon. Continue Reading...
  • Why Good Politics is Not Always Good Policy

    It’s been an interesting transformation in me with relation to left leaning views and right leaning views.  One of the reasons I was too left leaning before I started in business was because I did not understand the pains of business. I try to stay away from politics as much as possible, however. Not because I hate it but because Continue Reading...
  • Thanklessness

    Buddha said two traits are highest and extremely rare in humans, and they are: 1. Gratitude 2. Helping others without expecting anything in return The opposite of these two, especially thanklessness, is all too common. After being in the business world for eight years now, I am still shocked by the prevalence of thanklessness I see. What makes it most Continue Reading...
  • Day Trading and EQ

    I think the best way to test your emotional intelligence is to do Day Trading. Money, both gain and loss (especially big gains and losses in a short period), brings all the fears, uncertainties and doubts out. This also brings out whether you perceive it as a game or gamble. The classic difference between the two is whether you are making informed decision or Continue Reading...