SUCCESS IS NOT IN YOUR DNA

SUCCESS IS NOT IN YOUR DNA

Sometimes, life can make you feel cursed when everything you seem to lay your hands on turn out to fall like a pack of cards. Its normal when you fail once in a while but when it happens repeatedly, it’s easy to conclude that winning is not in your DNA....Read more
SOME BLESSINGS CAN BE A CURSE

SOME BLESSINGS CAN BE A CURSE

In the historical epic movie, Gladiator, the great philosopher, Marcus Aurelius was Rome’s Emperor. Of course, his reign was good but he felt even more blessed with the exploits of his General, Maximus Meridius, the greatest general in the history of Rome at the time as he served diligently. In...Read more
BEWARE OF PEBBLES

BEWARE OF PEBBLES

Recently, I saw “Rocky,” the 1976 film which narrates the grass to grace story of Rocky Balboa, an underdog in the boxing industry who lived in the slums of Philadelphia. At that time, Apollo Creed was the World Heavy-Weight Boxing Champion and he was to have a title bout at...Read more
RETRAIN YOURSELF 

RETRAIN YOURSELF 

Once upon a time, there was a little kid whom his parents would always instruct to read the books in the library and have him discuss his one page report at the family’s dinner table. While the money was an incentive for the kid to read, he also found pleasure...Read more
DON’T TAKE ANYTHING FOR GRANTED!

DON’T TAKE ANYTHING FOR GRANTED!

“I’m pregnant!”     Ann revealed to her secret lover, Steve who was left thunderstruck. Steve was the Youth Pastor at a reputable church while Ann was the daughter of the Steve’s mentor, the Senior Pastor. If you do the math, you’d easily predict what their imminent action would be....Read more
DON’T GET SAD, GET ANGRY!

DON’T GET SAD, GET ANGRY!

“I was really angry at the manager (Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool’s coach) that he put me on the bench.” Liverpool Hero, Georginio Wijnaldum revealed after inspiring the win that paved their entry into the UEFA Champions League Finals. In the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League 2018/2018 season, Liverpool FC was...Read more
GET THE PROFESSIONALS!

GET THE PROFESSIONALS!

When the Persian “god-King” Xerxes demands submission from Sparta, King Leonidas replies by throwing his messenger and the escorts into a deep well. Subsequently, as the Ephors denied him permission to mobilize Sparta’s army, King Leonidas leads 300 of his finest Spartan soldiers into battle against the invading army of more than 300,000 Persian...Read more
THE GREATEST SUCCESS PRINCIPLE

THE GREATEST SUCCESS PRINCIPLE

Since the beginning of time from those who have come and gone throughout history, there’s been one common and consistent principle that has earned men their breakthrough. In fact, for the past 6000 years, there’s never been a more effective secret of success than this same principle. So what’s that...Read more
WHAT INSPIRES ME TO FACE MY FEARS

WHAT INSPIRES ME TO FACE MY FEARS

Each time I face a gargantuan task with so much uncertainties, I remember what the great Achilles once said. One of the reasons I love epic movies is that they teach me incredible lessons. In the movie Troy, which is based on the Greek Mythical character of Achilles played by Brad Pitt,...Read more
DON’T BE STUPID LIKE ANTAEUS

DON’T BE STUPID LIKE ANTAEUS

Though I wrote about Antaeus in my last post but let me tell you a bit about him. Antaeus, son of Gaia and Poseidon, was a Libyan giant who appeared invincible because the source of his strength was mysterious. As the son of Gaia, the Earth goddess, whenever he came...Read more