Mindset

Risk: Take It Deep and Award Yourself For It

By Jacky Liang / March 20, 2019 /

For once in your lifetime, you’ve definitely taken a risk. Whether it’s investing in stocks, starting a business, purchasing a lottery ticket, taking college courses or even starting a family. We’ve all been there. What I don’t get is this. Why would you punish yourself for taking risks in the first place? It feels like…

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Steve Jobs: Why Motivations Matter and How You Can Build Your Success

By Jacky Liang / February 6, 2019 /

Trying to be successful is just an overwhelming chain of thought. Often, when we think about successful people, it’s about money, trophies, or the fame from the media. But, it’s really not about that. Because they never talk about how rich they are. They always talk about making a difference. A big difference. What they…

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Success Does Not Involve Jobs, Careers, Being Rich or Poor

By Jacky Liang / February 1, 2019 /

Life is short. Likewise, most Millennials and parents are debating what makes themselves successful, what career makes them rich, what kind of work makes them really popular. Success is overrated. Being successful does not involve numbers, but the time that it takes to achieve progress within the process. Likewise, success is a mere feeling and…

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Positive Thinking, and the Negative Effects of It

By Jacky Liang / January 31, 2019 /

These days, hard-working entrepreneurs mixed with an immense amount of doubtful opinions commonly clash together. One of the resolutions to this is to find the never-ending stream of positive thinking. Like with all individuals that look forward to putting a cap at self-doubt and people’s opinions, positive thinking might be the answer to it all.…

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The Advantages of Knowing Your Tolerance Level

By Jacky Liang / August 10, 2018 /

Humans are of a sensitive nature. We smile, become sad, or get angry because of certain things. We also learn about our tolerance level of what we like and do not like into different categories. A wide tolerance level means you can tolerate other people’s opinions much easier. Having a wide tolerance level also makes…

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Instant Gratification Kills, and I’m Going to Tell You Why

By Jacky Liang / December 17, 2017 /

Success, making lots of money, profits; These words can just make you feel so… delighted at times. What we don’t realize is that we’re the generation of instant gratification. And I’m going to tell you why it’s a killer. Many investments with no guaranteed return rate are often scolded by those that are afraid to…

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Why “Macro Patience, Micro Speed” Drives My Optimism

By Jacky Liang / November 25, 2017 /

Life is a busy experience. Long before we succeed in something, it is not uncommon that we are judged by other people’s insecurities and ego. Some of you might be familiar with Gary Vaynerchuk, some of you may not. Although, I believe this is what drives my optimism every day. The truth comes down to…

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Why Having a Purpose is More Important than a Passion

By Jacky Liang / August 16, 2017 /

Life goes in as many different directions, the same way it comes out. No matter where we end up, having a purpose means that you’ll have the consistency to continue moving forward, even if your passions slowly fade out. Your grounds also become stronger when it exists, because you realize that you have a reason…

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Have Enough Optimism to Defeat Realism

By Jacky Liang / August 2, 2017 /

This world is carried on by many realistic events, to the point where we may feel tired overall. For some, having too much realism could also be a motivational killer, but the truth is, motivation becomes the drug if there’s no hustle. Give yourself enough space to get you going no matter how you feel.…

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“Good Artists Copy, Great Artists Steal, Brilliant Artists Derive.”

By Jacky Liang / July 27, 2017 /

Sure, this sounds a bit like “copying”, doesn’t it? Probably not. It is true that plagiarism is the worst, something your teacher might have taught you during high school. Now, I can assure you that this has nothing to do with it because 99.9% of the time, these ideas you bump into are not original. It…

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