Hajime No Ippo: 3 reasons why Ippo made it to Round 5 with Date Eiji

10 wins and a clean record of winning with only knockouts. The match with Date Eiji (Champion at the time) was exhilarating. There was enough reason to believe that this would be his first loss in an official match. Jyoji Morikawa (writer) made sure to keep us guessing till the very end. Ippo really surprised [...]

Know who you are to achieve your maximum potential

If I asked you if today was an awesome day or a bad day, what would you say? If you say you had an "okay" day, you are dodging the question. If the answer is "awesome day", what did you do to make it that way? If the answer is "bad day", what did you do to make it that way? Simply answering this question everyday and changing your actions to make every day awesome is possible.

Why downplay something that you want?

She was just back to meet me for a coffee after an interview. She looked like she really wanted the job. There was this overly excited face expression mixed with a touch of nervousness when she spoke. I knew her for a very long time. I knew that she really wanted the job for some [...]