What do I want? What do you want?

“Your personal philosophy is the greatest determining factor in how your life works out.

Jim Rohn

You probably have heard many times that it is important to know what do you want. Most of the teaching will say something like that: decide what do you want and when you want it, make plan to get there and follow the plan until you will get there.

Nothing wrong with this approach except the fact that it is quite difficult to create a good picture of what do we really want. Continue reading

We are all in a communication business

I am an investor. Most of the companies I invest in do have strong IT component. As you probably know IT people are not the best in communication.

About a week ago my business partner said something that stick to my mind. He said that we are in a communication business.

When I thought about it, I realized it is true not only for a business. I believe that our life is the communication business as communication is the way we translate our thoughts into something that can be received and understood by others. Continue reading

Am I learning anything?

Albert Einstein said the definition of insanity is doing something over and over again and expecting a different result.

How come we are often repeating the same error? We want to achieve different results by doing the same over and over again?

Les Brown in today’s “Daily Motivation” speech ask the same question.

Are you learning anything?

I know I am. But am I learning all I can? Am I learning the right things? Will the things I learn help me to become better? These questions can only be answer by measuring the results.

But aren’t results relative? For one person losing 10 pounds could be a huge success, for another one it could be a huge disaster…

So how do I know if I do well? Till I will figure it out let me use wisdom of Jim Rohn:

Life asks us to make measurable progress in reasonable time. That’s why they make those fourth grade chairs so small – so you won’t fit in them at age twenty-five!