The Progress Principle: How to Be Happy at Work and In Life


Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you. But if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.

– Henry David Thoreau

What is the true key to happiness? Is it fame? Is it high status? Is it a good reputation? Is it money or fortune? Is it that new big house or that amazing car?

The Know-it-All vs. The Learn-it-All: Which One Are You?

It was once remarked that there are two kinds of people in the world — those who divide people into two kinds and those who don’t.

Well, let me play the role of the one who does for a moment.

There are two kinds of people in the world — the Know-it-Alls and the Learn-it-Alls.

And you’ll inevitably bump into one of them during your life. Sadly enough, most of the time you’ll come across people from the first category.