Category Archives: Emotional Intelligence

The Law of Diminishing Returns

The Law of Diminishing Returns

A couple of weeks ago I was browsing through the content I follow but one stood out from the crowd. The title of the post was “Stacking Functions” by the Happy Philosopher (HP). As I started reading, the HP did a phenomenal job describing opportunities to improve efficiencies in various aspects of personal finance (PF); however, I would like to make the case of how Stacking Functions could greatly benefit from the Law Of Diminishing Returns (LODR). Continue reading

Why We Refuse To Let Others Influence Our Decisions

Why we stopped letting others influence our decisions

So there I was in 2008 finishing graduate studies at Texas A&M University with a job offer that required moving to a little town called Gillette, WY. I remember my recruiter mentioning the name of the city and all I could think was “holy crap this place is going to be freezing cold”. Before you run with the idea of saying … “how were you able to say yes without even knowing where in the world this place was” …, well that’s not how it happened. My employer actually flew me there to have a look around before I took the job. Continue reading

Emotional Intelligence in FI

According to Wikipedia, Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the capability of individuals to recognize their own and other people’s emotions, discern between different feelings and label them appropriately. Continue reading