Once we are born into this world, we have zero thoughts of retirement come to the picture in our life. Retirement doesn’t come up for most until after graduation right after started to enter the workforce. When we were young, we had lived our day by seeking for abundance enjoyment and happiness. Such as the delicious food for lunch or the evening fun-filled activity of a hide-and-seek game with our neighbourhood friends. Happiness had been our daily achievement. There was no delay gratification of waiting the happy day to come on retirement day. As we grew, our parents, the society norm clouded us with concepts based on their true life experience. The values and beliefs have shaped us in a unique way.(more…)
It must be the human ego to be smart and to be right all the time. Our smartness is bounded by the vast information from the years of experience, combined with the knowledge that we had learned in our life journey. That smart substance is hard fused in our mind as part of our belief system and values. Thus, agreeing with the external perspective, at some point, is in conflict with ours.
Did you notice deep inside your head, there is this little voice keep talking to you?
Yes. I bet you have it as I had it myself.
5 Reasons why presentation fail No Power. You perceive that the audience is BIGGER than you. However, you and the audience is the same, the matter a fact is that you are bigger than them. You come with a mission to pass meaningful knowledge and information that they do not know to them. YOU come in and assume a role during your presentation. It can be: You are an Advisor You are a coach You Read more…
The butterfly is a beautiful creature. Butterflies have been universally used to symbolize beauty, freedom and kindness. However, do you know that all butterflies were once caterpillar? They are born as caterpillars, then change into pupae which give rise to a butterfly (or moth).
Therefore, to me, the butterfly is also a metaphor for growth and transformation.
This is the content of the book Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor. The content is the information that impacted me the most. Read more of the 7 principles of the Happiness Advantage. Also get to know how you can be a happy person to reap the benefits.
This is Steve Jobs’ last words
He died a billionaire at 56yrs of Pancreatic Cancer and here are his last words on the sick bed:
“I reached the pinnacle of success in the business world. In others’ eyes my life is an epitome of success. However, aside from work, I have little joy. In the end, wealth is only a fact of life that I am accustomed to. At this moment, lying on the sick bed and recalling my whole life, I realize that all the recognition and wealth that I took so much pride in, have paled and become meaningless in the face of impending death. (more…)
DECISION. It is a crucial piece of action that you take every day. The first thing in the morning, you’re making the decision to wake up or not to wake up. Before lunchtime, you are making a decision; Who to have lunch with? Where are you going for lunch? Making the right decision is not a talent that you have. Making a decision (good or bad) is what you do. It is your action rather Read more…