Source: I will teach you to be rich - RAMIT SETHI To find your annual salary, just take your hourly rate, double it, and add three zeros to the end. If you make $20/hour, you make approximately $40,000/year. If you make $30/hour, you make approximately $60,000/year. This also works in reverse. To find your hourly … Continue reading Cool trick: Discover how much you make
Source: Conceive it! Believe it! Achieve it! - NAPOLEON HILL There is an art to reading a self-help book. When you read, concentrate. Read as if the author were a close personal friend, and were writing to you - and you alone. Now you recall that Abraham Lincoln, when he read, took time for reflection … Continue reading How to read a book
Source: The Index Card - HAROLD POLLACK https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdUKhgW1gOo Rule #1: Strive to save 10 - 20% of your gross income Rule #2: Pay your credit card balance in full, every month Rule #3: Max out your 401(k) and other tax-advantaged savings accounts Rule #4: Never buy or sell individual stocks Rule #5: Buy low fees, … Continue reading Why personal finance doesn’t have to be complicated
Source: Your First Million: Making It In Stocks - DR MICHAEL LEONG When I was in university, I failed one of the exams for the first time in my life. It was a most depressing time as I had never failed before. I did not know how to recover from this episode. For the next … Continue reading Failure is part of life
Source: How life works - ANDREW MATTHEWS You may ask, "What is more important? Thoughts and feelings? Or action?" Look at it this way. When you build a house, you create a solid foundation that no one sees, and on that solid foundation you erect what everyone sees - the house. The same principle works … Continue reading How important is action?
Source: The little book of big management theories - JAMES MCGRATH & BOB BATES - THE EISENHOWER PRINCIPLE - The Eisenhower principle describes how President Dwight D. Eisenhower organised his workload. Eisenhower's insight was that you should throw away all those to-do lists that you laboriously update each day and instead concentrate on doing what's … Continue reading How to prioritise your workload and manage your time more effectively
Source: The art of thinking clearly - ROLF DOBELLI - PROCRASTINATION - A friend has tried to quit smoking every day for the past ten years. Each cigarette is his last. And me? My tax returns haven been lying on my desk for six months, waiting to be completed. I haven't yet given up hope … Continue reading Why new year’s resolution don’t work