#1. Mr. Jim Rohn is one of my mentors. When you are feeling down, go to YouTube and listen to “Jim Rohn” to get yourself inspired.
#2. Do what you do with passion, but constantly review where you are and where you want to go based on your aspirations and strengths. Do it for yourself. You need to take care of yourself. Don’t let others influence you or tell you what is best for you. Stop complaining about your work going offshore, and start expanding your horizons and skills to change directions. What can you do as a programmer to expand your horizons
#3. Napolean Hill get out of your comfort zone.
From –> your comfort zone or routine of working hard, getting home (often late), having a bite to eat, watch a little TV to relax, and go to bed
To –> get your regular work done, and channel some of your experiences and creative ideas towards your own branding and business by spending at least 30-60 minutes each day while commuting to work and before retiring to bed.
2 classic books that will change your life in a short time, if you absorb and put into action the principles described in those books:
1. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill.
2. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie.
#4. Dale Carnegie. Doing the same thing, you can’t expect different results.
#5. Albert Einstein – “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new”.
Napolean Hill – Synthetic imagination is your mind’s ability to “mix and match” existing ideas and blend them into something new. There are YouTube videos on creative and synthetic imagination with examples to learn more.