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Hard Work Won't Make You Successful -- But Doing This Will

I don’t blame anyone who has become frustrated and disillusioned with the working world. It is a huge disappointment to grow up and realize that most of what we’ve been taught about how to be successful is bad advice. We were taught “Just work hard at whatever job you get, and things will work out.” That’s false. Working hard at your job does not get you much. When you work hard at a job where the boss doesn’t value your efforts, all your hard work gets you is taken for granted. Just working hard by itself will exhaust you and shorten your lifespan without any benefits to you. There has to be more to success than merely working hard, or millions of people around the world would be a lot more successful than they are! If you are at work right now, think about the investment of time and energy you are making. Imagine that you only went home to sleep for four hours a night, and gave up all the rest of your personal time to get more work done. Imagine that you practically lived at your de…

Google CEO Sundar Pichai took a subtle jab at Donald Trump

Sundar Pichai
Google CEO Sundar Pichai just responded to Donald Trump's suggestion that Muslims be banned from entering the United States.
In a blog post on Medium Friday night, Pichai wrote, "Let's not let fear defeat our values," inferring that the anti-Muslim rhetoric so closely associated with Trump's presidential campaign is "disheartening."
Pichai continued, "The open-mindedness, tolerance, and acceptance of new Americans is one of the country's greatest strengths and most defining characteristics."
That's no coincidence, Pichai added, "America, after all, was and is a country of immigrants."
Pichai grew up in India and came to the US 22 years ago. He was named CEO of Google in August.
Earlier this week, GOP primary frontrunner Donald Trump proposed that Muslims should be banned from entering the US. After the political backfiring commenced, Trump dug his heels in deeper, even firing a warning shot at Republicans for attacking his plan.