How To Deal With Negative Influences

If you were to evaluate the major influences in your life that have shaped the kind of person you are, this has to be high on the list: the people and thoughts you choose to allow into your life. Mr. Shoaff, once remarked, “Never underestimate the power of influence.” Indeed, the influence of those around us is so powerful! Many times we don’t even realize we’re being strongly affected because influences generally develop over an extended period of time. Peer pressure is an especially powerful force because it is so subtle. If you’re around people who spend all they make,…

At 27 years young what are the top 3 things you can do before you turn 30 to be able to say at 50 I have made it in life?

Age 27: start building small automated businesses that give passive income. Increasingly more each year. Fail in many, succeed in some. Age 28: find true love. don’t take chances in love. seriously seek, find true love, you know… The one you will marry and know she’s the special unique one who will be with you the rest of your life… Happy together. Have kids, build a home and have a happy joyful meaningful life. Age 29: maintain and grow the business. Sustain and build the relationship. Age 50: Kids grow up into their teens and mid twenties happily and without…

What are the best methods to relieve stress?

Adrenaline used to be for escaping tigers. Today, it’s mostly for fun. Rollercoasters, fast cars, the thrill of our sports team winning at the last second. Those are dosed experiences. A question I ask myself is: Are we still dosing? Sometimes, I feel like I’m running on adrenaline 24/7. I’m injecting myself, of course. It’s an addiction. When I wake up and check my portfolio, I start buzzing. I reply to five people on WhatsApp. I think about 17 things I wanna do, and by the time I leave the shower, I’m already behind in my mind. Write a post….

What seemingly nice behavior is actually toxic behavior?

What seemingly nice behavior is actually toxic behavior? There’s a certain type of person who likes to give gifts. They will buy/give you nice things without asking. Offer to do things for you or just do them without you accepting. You will think they are really nice people.. until the real person unravels. You know what the gifts really are? Collateral. I’ve come across this a few times in my life, from both male and female culprits. I won’t try to put a label on this type of person, sociopath, maybe? All I know that it’s a very clever trick…

What is the best way to live a happy and successful life?

What is the best way to live a happy and successful life?   People often yearn for either happiness or success, but rarely both. It is certainly possible! Before sharing how I have come to live a happy and successful life, I am going to start with my story before I had a turning point. It was a holiday. My relatives gathered, and we were enjoying the time together. One of my older cousins arrived, and instantly he became the focus of the day. As it turned out, he was admitted to one of the most prestigious schools, and everyone…

Why do many people like to work hard not smart?

Why do many people like to work hard not smart? A few sugar cubes were lying on the top of a table. A fly entered the room, flew straightaway to the cubes and started feasting on one. An ant was standing on the ground in one corner of the room. It smelled the cubes from a distance and started walking towards them. After a few minutes, it reached the bottom of the table, and started climbing the wooden leg of the table, but fell a few times in the pursuit. The fly, now full and satisfied, was roaming around the…

Social Capital: Why Is It Important

There is a saying that says if you are not networking, you’re not working. Networking is described as an investment in your business, which can take time, but when done correctly, it can yield great results.in the years to come The famous author and business transformational speaker Mr. Arthur Marara said this, “transactions are not made in the board room, they are only formalized there, people are not hired in the interview rooms, they are hired somewhere else, decisions are not made by people in suits, they are only formalized by them and contracts are awarded over coffee and braais.” In…

Focus!- The Inspirational Story of Malume

Focus and simplicity once you get there, you can move mountains and the key to success is through focusing on the goals and not the obstacles. For the past few days, the story of Malume has been trending all over social media and most people have been laughing and they have never seemed to think of the lessons they can learn from the trending Video of Malume who managed to swim 25 meters and also finish the race he had started. What then are some of the lessons we can get to learn from this trending video? Discipline- Malume did…

7 Tips On How To Save Money In These Uncertain Times

“Do not save what is left after spending but spend what is left after saving.” This was a famous quote by Warren Buffet showing the importance of saving money. This quote basically means that you should always reserve your savings out of your earnings and the balance from the money left should cover you expenses. What then is the importance of saving money? Saving money, will allow you to enjoy greater security in your life as you have money set aside for emergencies that could happen or any unexpected events. Saving money is also vital as it allows you to…

5 Side Hustles You Can Start In This Economical Recession

Warren Buffet once said, “if your salary is your only source of income, then you’re one step away from poverty.” If you actually get some time to think about this quote you will get to realize how true the statement is. Think about it, if you do not have a side hustle or anything that sustains you besides your salary then what are you going to survive on if you’re to lose your job. Automation has caused many people to lose their jobs and your job could be the next one at risk. This is the time to start a…