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Why life lessons?

Updated: Jul 2, 2020

What is my intention of sharing my life lessons with you? The answer is twofold:

  • Provide you with a third person view on various topics

  • Encourage you to be intentional about lessons learned from your experiences

As Ray Dalio, one of the world's very successful hedge fund managers always says, formulate principles in life and business and it will help you make well informed, rational decisions in your life.

Taken from "Principles" by Ray Dalio

How do you do that? Through trial and error (diagram above). I found that I learn the most when I make mistakes or when I come across unexpected obstacles. I don't let mistakes bring me down but rather, I see it as an opportunity to learn and understand what went wrong, why it went wrong, and what I can do better next time I am in a similar situation.

Yes, I am 23 years old. I still have a lot of years ahead of me and I have a LOT to learn. But even then, I have learned a decent amount of things over the past years that have helped me develop as a person and and as a professional.

This is why I would love for you to take whatever you find valuable in the coming blogs and implement them in your life to see if it is of any use to you. I also encourage you to be even more intentional about the lessons you learn through your personal experiences. It will help shape your values, traits and behaviors over time and I am confident it will pay huge dividends over the long run.

Taka's Tip Top Tips

Get a notebook for yourself and for every lesson you learn, jot those down in your notebook! Make sure to reflect on them time to time so you can act accordingly based on the principles you created.

If you want to read further about principles, click on the image** to purchase a copy of the book.

**This is an affiliated link meaning if you decide to buy the book through this link, I will receive 4.5% ($0.90) as income. I hope to run and maintain the website which costs $150/yr :)

Thanks for sticking around! Remember, take baby steps and good things will happen eventually. Be yourself and let's get moving!

Yours sincerely,


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