(Pic: after living at my place for 7 years, I just realised last month that I have this within 10-mins of walking distance from my place! Hidden treasure, indeed! ^_<) Now that we know how brain works, then how can we boost our work performance by using our knowledge? 1. Limit the 'focus time' to … Continue reading How to use your brain properly to boost your performance (part III)
(Pic: I always like to have a lamp and a cup of hot drink on my desk, so I feel cozy at home.) Another import aspect of brain function is how a brain processes 'input signals'. These signals can come through your eyes, ears and your skin. The more signals to process at any given … Continue reading How to use your brain properly to boost your performance (part II)
(Pic: Jelly fish are beautiful but they don't have brains....... so, be a human with a brain.) Humans are not born with a 'user's manual', so no wonder most of us don't know how to use our body. In this blog, I will share with you the 'secret manual' of using your brain to boost … Continue reading Use your brain properly to boost your performance (Part I)
(pic: life is like a pond; the things you have in the pond are those you put into the pond by yourself, except the rain water.) Many of my friends envy my lifestyle in Sydney; most of my overseas clients 'want' to have my lifestyle. Most of the year, I have flexible working hours … Continue reading Why you should intentionally create your life?
(pic: what a lovely day @ Sydney Harbour) You must have come across many 'chicken soups' through social media. They are great, informative and persuasive, but have you adopted them; any of them? If you have effectively adopted some of them, then your life, career or health will definite improve. No doubt. I spent the … Continue reading Why don’t you change and upgrade to life v2.0?
(Pic: a snapshot of my mileage back in February 2017) We all know that people tend to perform better when they are offered rewards. These can be as small as a toy for a kid or as nice as an iPhone 7 for yourself (don't you want this? ^_^). When was the last time … Continue reading Celebrate your achievements and enjoy life
(Pic: #246 was finishing his 5K run and was finishing strong!) Internet is great, because you can find a lot of resources on it to help your work. If you rely only on Google to help your work, then you must be careful. Last year, I sat in a Big Data seminar hosted by the … Continue reading How to be competitive in the modern workplace? Part V
(Pic: #246 just finished 1KM swim and 20KM cycle. Heading the transition area and prepare to run 5K) Dressing smart is just the appearance. To be successful, you need something in your 'brain'; something that makes you 'standing out' in the crowd. For most people, they have the best knowledge after the last education (degree) … Continue reading How to be competitive in the modern workplace? Part IV
(Pic: #246 heading for 1KM swim to start his sprint triathlon race) Change is scary and our human brains are ‘naturally designed' to avoid change because change means danger in the wild. In order to become competitive, you must look like 'competitive' first. If the suit you wear is already more than 3 years old, … Continue reading How to be competitive in the modern workplace? Part III
(Pic: #246, you are set to start your triathlon race now!) I have a client who has worked for a large corporation for almost 20 years. In terms of the corporate 'ladder', he is still around 30% counting from the bottom. He reckons he is good (well, ‘great’ according to him) at work, but he … Continue reading How to be competitive in the modern workplace? Part II