Desmond Goh

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22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

How to Shoot Street Portraits With Permission

If there is one genre of street photography I specialize in, it is street portraiture. I love talking with my subjects, engaging with them, and …

5 things you should do to set yourself up for a promotion

That's because promotions are earned, not given. This is especially true at the leadership level; professionals need to prove their worth and show that they're ready for career advancement.<p>Demonstrating value isn't making a one-time presentation to senior leadership about why a promotion is …

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …

Why You Need to Learn How to Speak a Leadership Vocabulary

The words you say and the way you say them can make the difference between your team's success and failure.<p>In leadership, as in most fields, there's a specialized vocabulary. But unlike the language of most fields, the words that mean the most in leadership aren't technical jargon. They reflect the …

Leadership

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence

Give your brain a daily workout to sharpen your focus and become more intelligent.<p>You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and …

Productivity Apps

12 Easy Ways to Get Over Your Laziness

Stop making excuses for why you cannot get it done and start focusing on all the reasons why you must make it happen, here are 12 easy ways to overcome your laziness so you can reach your goals.<p>Being highly productive isn't a natural talent for everyone. Some of us have a naturally strong work …

Procrastination

Six Habits of The Best Conversationalists

Becoming a good conversationalist requires having a certain set of skills in your communication toolbox.<p>Some people have the gift of gab, and can talk to anyone about anything. And some people struggle to make small talk. What separates the two isn’t knowing what to talk about; it’s polishing up …

Self-improvement

Mastering the Art of "Just Start"

For most of us, there is nothing more daunting than coming face-to-face with a blank page. Sure, a <i>tabula rasa</i> means you can take a project in any …

8 Clear Signs of a Successful Life That Have Nothing to Do With Money or Fame

If you're not careful you can end up chasing the wrong goals for the wrong reasons.<p>Oftentimes peoples goals are associated with making money or achieving a high level of status.<p>While there's nothing wrong with wanting either of the above, you can be lead astray by chasing after them.<p>If money and …

23 Mac 'n' Cheese Recipes That Might Save Your Life

It's honestly weird that people ever do other things with pasta.

25 Purchases You'll Never Regret

Over the years, I have made many a purchase. Some were big-ticket; some were under $15. Of course, there were occasions when buyer's remorse soon …

3 Ways To Enhance Your Leadership Potential

There are certain leadership characteristics that define a <i>leader</i>. A quick search of leadership characteristics by the oracle known as Google spits back 308,000,000 results. Three hundred and eight million! Does the leader whom you admire possess all those characteristics? Now, of course this isn’t …

Leadership

Use The Rubber Band Method To Build Better Habits Every Day

Habits are important to our productivity both at work and at home. However, building better habits requires reminders. You need something to help you …

Rubber Bands

8 Ways to Organize All of Your Most Important Paperwork

That means tax documents, medical info, and even sentimental items.<p>That means tax documents, medical info, and even your kid's treasured drawings.

Keeping A Journal Can Make You Mentally Stronger, Science Explains Why

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Self-help

20 Motivational Mindfulness Practices To Help You Focus On Your Life Goals

<b>1. Write your goals down and display them!</b><p>“I hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I write and I understand.” – Chinese Proverb<p><b>2. Break big goals</b> …

21 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 21

<b>1. Learn to love mistakes</b><p>Always remember to learn from your mistakes—and keep growing. Don’t doubt yourself so much. One day you’ll be able look back …

Motivation

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

Time Management

20 Small Things You Can Do Every Day To Lead A Joyful Life

To be joyful is to be happy, jubilant and elated. Who doesn’t want more of that in their life! Here are 20 small things you can adopt into your …

How To Thrive After College: 3 Obvious But Underrated Skills

If you want to thrive after college — and who doesn’t? — what are the most important intellectual and practical skills for success? Some timely research highlights three crucial factors in employers’ checklists, both of which appear to be underrated in educators’ own list of priorities.<p>The data was …

3 Reasons Believing in Yourself Is the First Step to Success

It is not the fear, but the uncertainty of one's abilities that make someone uncomfortable<p><i>"Success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts." Winston Churchill</i><p>Courage requires the incredible power of believing in yourself. Or does belief in yourself require …

Motivation

8 Proven Tactics to Stay Productive All Day Long

If you feel like you are not using your whole potential at work, maybe the reason is in the lack of focusing and planning. Whatever your job is, …

10 Daily Habits of the Most Confident People

Stay motivated and confident in 2016.<p>I'm not here to patronize you. We know if you walk with better posture, force a fake smile, or get a new haircut you can trick your brain and boost your self-confidence. Perhaps for 20 minutes you'll think you're the next Richard Branson.<p>I'm here to tell you …

Mayo Clinic

7 Skills You Should Master Before You Turn 30

Set yourself up for success later in life by getting good at these things early.<p>Invest money thoughtfully in your 20s and the miracle of compound interest means a modest amount saved early will yield a much larger payout later. The same can be said of skills. Learn to be a better conversationalist …

Self-improvement

8 Signs You Have A Strong Personality That Might Scare Some People

When people encounter someone with a strong personality, they don’t understand the kind of person they are dealing with.<p>Some people think you …

Self-help

7 brilliant habits to boost your productivity by 9 am

Here are seven that you can embrace immediately, and if you are fast and focused, you could complete all of them before you finish your first cup of coffee.<p>The act of writing down your goals for the day with a pen and paper will force you to clarify what you want to achieve, and if you leave them …