The Refusal to Give up, no Matter What by Suf Alkhaldi 

Ordinary people, when faced with unimaginable challenges, have still refused to give up. What is the secret behind this stamina?  Resilience can be cultivated.  I have never seen anyone who was able to move forward in life with great success without developing the resilience to accept failure.  Most of these people use their failure to draw… Read More

Why you Should not Impress the People you Dislike by Suf Alkhaldi

As much as I would love to impress people with my talent, I found this pursuit leads to misery. We all like to be loved and adored. We seek this endless path leading us to emptiness and exhaustion. Many years ago, when I was a teenager, I could not know the difference between admiration and love.  I… Read More

Why you should aim for 100 rejections by Suf Alkhaldi

The power of rejection is a true path to achieve a lot in our life. The difference between high and moderate achievers boils down to how much we can handle rejections.  Successful achievers have more rejections than anybody in their field. Failure for high achievers becomes a normal price they accept.  It does not matter… Read More

The decision to be productive at life by Suf Alkhaldi

As I am moving forward with deep work understanding, even taking a class on that (Top performer) , trying to achieve more but keeping regular hours of work, planning my day has become a challenge and fun as well.  I try hard to place 90 minutes of deep work in the mornings and the afternoons… Read More

The discovery of deep work by Suf Alkhaldi

It is highly unlikely to read anything about working habits of current and previous well-known people without stumbling onto the Deep Work trend. The new book released by Cal Newport about Deep Work contributes to the definition and explanation of using this concept.  Cal Newport’s blogs on the practice of deep work are followed by thousands… Read More

The beauty of living with a growth mindset by Suf Alkhaldi

I finally finished reading the book ” Mindset: the new psychology of success” by Carol Dweck recommended by  a friend, two years ago — thank you Brighid. The book is a landmark for a new era of understanding the growth mindset and the fixed mindset.  Many chapters of the book made me examine my own life.  The explanation of… Read More

The joy of ignoring failure by Suf Alkhaldi

When Elon Musk built his company SpaceX , he was asked about the possibility for his company to fail. His answer was a textbook inspiration for me and for all the people who hesitate to do something big: “it is too important not to try.”   History will tell you that achievers failed more than anybody… Read More