Because there is no such thing as a trivial job. Every role has a purpose in the bigger picture, no matter how unlikely it seems on the surface. These people take pride in the work they do because they understand that what they do matters. … Continue readingWhy Do People Work Hard at Trivial Jobs?
My hero is my grandfather Robert L. Landis. He raised me in such a way to show me what life was truly about. It surely wasn’t about worrying about paying for the bills. It surely wasn’t about attaining massive wealth. Nor was it even about … Continue readingWho Are Your Heroes?
Greed. People, when consumed by the greed bug, will do everything and anything to try to get more of what they want, including screwing people over or stealing resources. — Originally posted on Quora. Leonard Kim consults startups and writes books like The Etiquette of … Continue readingWhat Is the Biggest Threat to Mankind?
If your mom is my mom, then that’s a tough one. If you mean she was right all along as in she’s going to force me to take care of her until she grows old, then I guess she was right all along, as she’s … Continue readingWhen I’m Older, Will I Realize My Parents Were Right All Along?
This post was written in 2014. How do we mix wonderful and horrid into the same timeframe. Oh wait, isn’t that just the story and foundation of my life? My year had started out wonderfully. I was living on a high of being named a … Continue readingHow Was 2014 and What Has Stood out if Anything?
I always thought poor people were in their circumstances because of their own doing. Then, one day I became dirt poor. I understood that sometimes, life just takes you to weird places and it isn’t something that all of us can control. I was able … Continue readingWhat’s the Biggest Thing You’ve Ever Changed Your Opinion About?
According to whom? My employer? $33k a year. A sales organization trying to offer me a job I refuse to take? $100k a year. A new potential employer? Nothing less than $80k a year with an equity package and an expense allowance since I’ll probably … Continue readingHow Much Are You Worth?
Not being able to kill myself. Everything in life went wrong. I was working at a dead end job. I lost my lover. I was betrayed. I was sleeping on a sofa. I had nothing. I was completely defeated. I didn’t want tomorrow to ever … Continue readingWhat in Life Did You Think Was Bad, but Ended up for Your Own Good?
Who in the world knows what I wanted to be when I was a kid. Actually, I didn’t know myself, so I just asked my mom. She said I don’t know, ask grandma. So I called my grandma to ask her. My grandma said when … Continue readingWhen You Were a Kid, What Did You Want to Be When You Grew Up?
When I was 19 or 20, probably 19, my mommy told me, “You pay car. You pay apartment. I go Hawaii now. Bye!” I stared at her in disbelief. I was working at Macy’s earning about $1,800 a month selling women’s shoes. There was no … Continue readingWhat Is It like to Move Out and Live Alone as a Young Adult?