Polymaths · Society & Culture

Polymath: The Search For Renaissance Men

I had the epiphany to turn this blog into a home for the Polymath: one who knows a broad range of things.

I had to ask myself a question: in what direction should I go towards?

Would it be about philosophy, its inner workings and how it empowers us as individuals? Or, would it be about money, and how it plays such a big part in our lives? 

But first, a definition!

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Life · Society & Culture

How Children Mentor Me: The 6 Ways

Lessons can be found within everyone.

Children are a double-edged sword.

On one hand, they can be demanding, annoying and downright loud. I speak this from having experience. I was a passenger on the same plane. We all know that feeling.

On the other, you can watch them grow. You can watch them learn the world, and make decisions on their own. It must be a satisfying feeling to see one of your own growing to become a full-fledged adult.

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Life · Society & Culture

How to develop yourself through your Golden Circles

People are golden to me.

They can be unrefined, found in the deepest of mines. Some are greater in quality than others. In order to put a value to it though, a piece of gold must be refined by human hands.

I came to this realization earlier this year as I was going through a hard time. A mental breakdown, questioning my own purpose in life. No one had the answer to my question.

Calling a friend that night though, saved me.

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Business & Finance · Life · Money

Wants and Needs: How Validation Kills Us

You bought a handbag recently. It looks nice.

It sits beside your 20 others.

While window-shopping, you see a BUY 1 FREE 1 sale happening.

It’s an amazing deal, you think to yourself.

You fumble through your wallet full of cards. You wonder which ones have not maxed out yet. You forgot. It doesn’t matter.

Now you think.

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Business & Finance · Life · Money

The one reason why we want to be rich.

I want to be rich.
What?
Something wrong with that?
Rich in what? Money?
Money.
Why?
Because with money, I can do everything I want to.
Why don’t you just start now?
Because I don’t have money.
So you are waiting until you have money to do what you want?
Yes.
So, what have you been doing until now?
What do you mean?
Haven’t you been doing whatever you want until now? Being with friends, family, shopping, traveling, stuff like that?
Yeah.
So, you had money.
No, not really.
What do you mean?
Well, I do, but…I want more.
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