Lonely Ironmen in a hot and long distance cycle training (I was the one who took the shot). You have my respect, fellow Ironmen! Key takeaways: Humans are not resilient in nature;Most people would choose to stay in the 'comfort' zone; that's nature;When grit is needed, your best chance of success is to seek support;With … Continue reading Seek support and enjoy a better life
Starbucks said they are not in a coffee business but in a people business (although they had an incident that they didn't treat people well). It proved so costly for Starbucks by shutting down the whole N. America operations for half a day and re-did staff training! Key takeaways: work with passion & love or … Continue reading Business or people business?
Floating at the "Point" @ Manly Beach with my daughter waiting for sunrise. Key takeaways: Social lives affect our lives;Good friends bring good influences;Sunny friends bring 'sunshine' and light up our lives;Good to have a few sunny friends in our social lives, so we have sunshine when we need it. Humans are deeply social animals. … Continue reading Sunny Friends Can Change Your Life
It's hard to chase a dream and don't attach yourself too much to the final outcome. What matters is the process and your efforts. 追求夢想的過程是辛苦的。不要太過於在意結果；重要的是過程以及你在這個過程中學到了什麼。
Key takeaways: - "I don't perform because of others."- this is your worst enemy in your life. - Blaming someone else is a lot easier to explain own failure. - Human brain likes to pick a scapegoat, so you keep comforting yourself; self-comforting. - It's not that people don't mind your behaviour. It's that people … Continue reading Your mindset determines your life
Key takeaways: - Find your purpose, but it takes time; - Purpose doesn't always bring you money, but definitely bring you happiness; - Happy people achieve goals and definitely live the life fully; - Respect 'the other half' of you, because they are meant to 'complete' you! I teach in a world top-50 university … Continue reading Career with a purpose
(Pic: the lovely letter I received in my athlete pack of Ironman New Zealand.) Key takeaways: - thank-you is such a good gift to give and it's free! - when you express gratitude to someone, you make their day and yours, too. - a small thank-you can change a person's life, perhaps. - you will … Continue reading The short-cut to happiness