Winning is not the only thing that matters — what you learn about yourself and life during the process, is far more important.
The art of questioning your own biases, beliefs and experiences.
We become what we expose ourselves to – who we hang out with, what we listen to and how we define success.
Being humble is not being afraid to be naive. Allow the other person to teach you something new.
No relationship is more important than the relationship you have with yourself.
MLK explained it best: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
Show up for yourself first, and then you will be in a strong position to show up for others.
Grace is the ability to find peace regardless of your capacity to control your circumstances
Successful, happy and emotionally balanced people don’t have time to shit on other people. Always be kind.
Anger can be useful when it is used to defend the innocent.
Drip by drip, day by day. Habits lead to commitments and commitments create learning.
Be sure to vent about your joys and not only your problems.
In order to become someone different, you must do something different.
Nunchi is the art of picking up on the mood of any person or environment very quickly.
Simply being thoughtful about your purchases.
Living an authentic life where you are genuinely true to yourself every single day will impress others.
Your value and worth is not dictated by your money. Your worth is determined by your character.
Staying true to your values, staying away from toxic people, and embracing change.
Don’t hide your message because some people won’t like it.
Acknowledge what you did wrong, express remorse, explain what you will do differently in the future.
It is the feeling of panic and anxiety at the idea of failure.
Somebody you can trust, has high integrity and has reliable judgement.
Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all
I like Mark Manson’s definition: “The ability to see one’s own flaws and be accountable for them.”
The more you understand someone, the less you can be angry with them.
What matters is not how many things you know, but rather how well you know the things that matter.
Values matter the most when you really feel conflicted.
Heroin, carbohydrates and a monthly salary.
The idea that you’ve only succeeded due to luck, and not because of your talent or qualifications.
DAD: Never. Worrying doesn’t change outcomes. Worrying ruins your day. Worrying distracts you from the work at hand.
Quiet leaders don’t raise their voices. They listen more than they speak.
DAD: Talk about life, love, meaning, experiences, entrepreneurship. Be inquisitive, learn about people
DAD: Talking about doing something and actually doing it are two very different things
DAD: “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.”
DAD: The Pygmalion Effect is how the power of positive thinking can result in positive outcomes—just by changing your perspective.
DAD: Your track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.
Silence helps us to eliminate distractions from our daily life.
DAD: A “reverse bucket list” reminds you of what you have already done and makes you feel inspired instead of overwhelmed.