Personal Development

This is is a collection of my blog posts on personal development. It’s a good place to start if you are seeking personal growth and improvement.

Beta Life Series – What Are you Investing in?

Beta Life Series – What Are you Investing in?

Beta Life SeriesWhat Are You Investing in?  Samuel OshoWhen American statesman Benjamin Franklin died in 1790, he left a sum of $4400 USD as a gift to each of two cities, Boston and Philadelphia. The money had to be loaned out to young married couples at five percent...

Beta Life Series – No Substitutes for Preparation

Beta Life Series – No Substitutes for Preparation

Beta Life SeriesNo Substitutes for Preparation Samuel OshoAward-winning American novelist, Sidney Sheldon was once asked, "What did you do before you wrote your first novel?"    And there he goes, with an epic answer: "I was busy writing other things. I wrote 28...

Beta Life Series – Bad Grades ≠ Bleak Future

Beta Life Series – Bad Grades ≠ Bleak Future

Beta Life SeriesBad Grades ≠ Bleak Future Samuel OshoThe librarians know you by name because you are the first to come and the last to say goodbye. You studied hard and devoured textbooks like a starved soul because you believe in diligence.  You left exam halls with...

Beta Life Series – Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Beta Life Series – Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Beta Life SeriesStop Comparing Yourself to Others Samuel OshoIt’s a competitive world, but I am resolute about my stance not to compete with anyone. Some few years ago, I shelved the idea of joining the queue to enroll in the endless rat race.    On this other...

Beta Life Series – Accepting Who You Are

Beta Life Series – Accepting Who You Are

Beta Life SeriesAccepting Who You Are Samuel OshoIf you engage in a variety of chitchats, you will probably have a library saturated with diverse versions of yourself. It usually consists of what B told you about your emotions, what F said about your body physique,...

Beta Life Series – How to Reject Rejection

Beta Life Series – How to Reject Rejection

Beta Life SeriesHow to Reject Rejection Samuel OshoWhen Colonel Harlan Sanders hit the streets with his pressure cooker and unique recipe for cooking Southern fried chicken, he was rejected 300 times before he found someone that believed in his dream. A testimony of...

Beta Life Series – Go Back to the Basics

Beta Life Series – Go Back to the Basics

Beta Life SeriesGo Back to the Basics Samuel OshoWhy bother about the union between a noun and an adjective when you don't know what a verb looks like?  How can you create lovely sounds when you can't differentiate musical notes? There is a reason why we started our...

Beta Life Series – Why Your Passion Matters

Beta Life Series – Why Your Passion Matters

Beta Life SeriesWhy Your Passion Matters Samuel Osho A few years ago, "a passionate writer" dropped this question on Twitter for J.K. Rowling: "What if the passionate writer is broke and can't afford a MacBook Air?"  And here comes Rowling's iconic response:  "I wrote...

Beta Life – Find Yourself

Beta Life – Find Yourself

Beta Life SeriesFind YourselfSamuel OshoWhat makes me happy? What am I good at? What things do I value in life? If you have perfect answers to these questions, then this is not for you.  In this pool of information overload, how do you prepare yourself for the...

The 10 Best TED Talks for Writers

The 10 Best TED Talks for Writers

The 10 Best TED Talks for Writers25FEBRUARY, 2019 Samuel Osho The evolution of TED over the years is a true testament to the potency of compelling stories. These stories are birthed from daily interactions with ideas, people and places. TED has not only provided a...

5 Things That Happen When You Take Action – Just Do It

5 Things That Happen When You Take Action – Just Do It

  5 Things That Happen When You Take Action - Just Do It!06  FEBRUARY 2019Samuel Osho Nike's iconic slogan - "Just do it" is a powerful tag line that creates an atmosphere of urgency needed for taking action. It has morphed from a famous motto to an axiom...

How to Ace Your Daily Goals Like a Pro: 7 Tips That Work

How to Ace Your Daily Goals Like a Pro: 7 Tips That Work

It’s the last week of the first month of the year and you may be lost in mixed feelings. Do you deserve a sharp reprimand for missing your goals or a pat on the back for a job well done? In this self-reflection class, you have to own up and be true to yourself. If you are lagging behind, these seven tips will put you back on track.

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