Donald Baliaba

EP #009 – How to Get Comfortable with Discomfort With Donald Baliaba

Our guest on the show today is Donald Baliaba. He was born in Yaounde, Cameroon, Central Africa. He has lived in France for 8 years and in the U.S. for 10 years.  He is financial analyst by profession, and an avid sportsman.

Donald serves as a volunteer for the Youth Motivation Task Force. In addition to being a committed Toastmaster, he is also a runner who completed two marathons last year. Donald lives a happy and productive life.

Show Notes


  • Invest in your education
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Be focused
  • Be disciplined
  • Education is a lifelong quest
  • A degree only validates you in other people’s eyes
  • Education goes beyond a degree or diploma
  • Observe and reach out to people who are successful
  • Dabble into what interests you until you discover what you are passionate about
  • Sometimes you have to be learn how to be uncomfortable
  • Learn how to be uncomfortable, you get to learn about your weaknesses
  • Family and friends are important
  • With discipline and focus, anything is possible
  • Don’t let your circumstances today determine what is possible tomorrow
  • Don’t worry, go after your dreams
  • Read and learn about emotional intelligence