What I Have Learned From Dominating My Grandma in Monopoly

I was watching a documentary a few days ago and stumbled across a soul-piercing speech. You know... One of the most eloquent speakers in the world are preachers. And this speech was given by a Christian pastor, John Ortberg. I want you to listen to it (or read it) and realize that there are more … [Read more...]

What Colleges Don’t Want You to Know (and How It Will Jeopardize Your Future)

Let me know if this sounds familiar. You go to elementary school. Middle school. High school. College. And if you are really smart and like the academic world (or just unemployed), you go to graduate school. Everyone is doing it, right? Well, I'm here to tell you: Don't go to college. Don't go to … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why Schools Are the Biggest Scam of Your Childhood

Who knew that in my mid-twenties, I would still be in school. I mean, come on! I should be making my six-figure salary by now. But I'm not. I still have to wait a few more years before I get there. So as I reflect back on my life, which is basically school, school, and more school, I get a little … [Read more...]

The One and Only Criterion for Absolute Success

If you were following along with my previous posts, you should already know the first 3 steps to take for success: Rely on yourself. Always learn. Always take conscious action (based on what you have learned). And now, I am going to present to you the last and final step for success. This step is … [Read more...]

Do These 2 Things and You Will Achieve Anything

At first, I wanted to name this post "The Second and Third Step for Success," because it is a follow up to The First Step for Success. But that title is not really catchy. So I picked "Do These 2 Things and You will Achieve Anything." I hope you agree that the current title is more engaging. Anyways … [Read more...]

The First Step for Success

Welcome to my site. I named my site after me, Alex Ding, because I want it to reflect everything I have learned about in life. And because I am deeply interested in becoming successful, you will find lots of my thoughts about success. So what is success? It is to have enough. Of money, freedom, … [Read more...]