About focusing on the right things During World War II, the Allies mapped bullet holes in planes that were hit by Nazi fire They sought to strengthen the planes by reinforcing the areas that received more bullets (shown as red dots on the picture) Theoretically, it was a logical deduction. After all, these were the most affected areas But Abraham Wald, a mathematician, came to a different conclusion: the red dots represented only the damage to the planes that were able to come back home According to him, we should reinforce the areas where there were no points, because these are the places where the plane would not survive being hit This phenomenon is called survival deviation It happens when you look at the things that have survived when you should focus on the things that didn't What are you looking at in this crisis? Where are you taking bullets or where should we act?
There’s no definitive formula for success. However, as entrepreneurs, we don’t really need a formula. Many people dream of being an entrepreneur. They envision their business as majorly successful; allowing them to make enormous wealth, be the boss, have the freedom to come and go as they please and work how and when they want. … Continue reading 6 Common Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs (and How You Can Adopt Them)
Here, we will discuss some activities that Elon Musk does in his daily life. These are things that make him a much more productive guy than others.
We all have four wives in our lives. Our fourth wife is our body. No matter how much time and effort we lavish in making it look good, it’ll leave us when we die. It’ll be burnt, buried or chopped up for the vultures and wolves or feed the worms. Take time to be alone, pray, meditate. Because it is the source of all of your life and most faithful friend.
The Pursuit of Happyness is one of my favorite movies ever, and this is certainly a movie you do not want to miss. It is based on the story of Chris Gardner, a man who loses everything, but eventually gets everything. In the movie The Pursuit of Happyness, he is a hard-working, caring and loving father, … Continue reading Seven Life Lessons from “The Pursuit of Happyness” Movie
Whether you see it coming from a mile away, or it comes as a complete shock, being laid off can rock your world. Being laid off can be an overwhelming and stressful experience of loss and change. For some people, a layoff could be a welcome relief from a difficult job situation or looked at … Continue reading What to Do When You Get Laid Off.