Use your brain properly to boost your performance (part IV)

Use your brain properly to boost your performance (part IV)

Sunrise @ Manly Beach at 6.45am; it's such a blessing to have easy access to beach. #2 Take a good and longer break during the day: this break from work is different from those 10-mins 'micro' breaks. You can see this as a good break. I personally take two 20-mins breaks during my normal working [...]

Coaching your kids- Part VII: Priority and Urgency

Coaching your kids- Part VII: Priority and Urgency

When my life was simpler in the High School, I could remember many telephone numbers, class schedules and of course, what to do one which day at where. When my life gets more complex after going to a university, I started using 3M PostIt notes to remind me of important dates and tasks. As my [...]

To Walk A Path That Cannot Be Tread Easily: Part 2

To Walk A Path That Cannot Be Tread Easily: Part 2

The past two months have flown by so quickly that it’s hard to make any sense of it. It never used to be like this. Time would always come to a standstill as a child, playing with the neighbour’s children or waiting for the school bell to ring. Cherished memories captured in brief moments of [...]

Coaching your kids- Part V: Self-driven kids

Coaching your kids- Part V: Self-driven kids

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our university has switched to online teaching and learning since late March 2020. Many people say that the young generation, in particular those who was born after 2000, grew up with digital gadgets and they have adapted to the digital life, almost naturally. If that's the case, then I'd think [...]

Personal Finance and Be Money smart! – Part VI: Invest and know the risks of investments

Personal Finance and Be Money smart! – Part VI: Invest and know the risks of investments

Key takeaways: all investments come with risks;knowing the risk is essential for personal wealth;time can be your good friend in investment, so start early. When I was young, I thought investment was hard and it required specialised knowledge or a fancy degree to do. So, I didn't pay much attention to investment. At that time, [...]

Coaching your kids- Part IV: Discipline

Coaching your kids- Part IV: Discipline

Key takeaways: Discipline is essential for self-management;Disciplines are different from habits;Following disciplines requires training;After kids have grown up, they can self-discipline and achieve goals with ease. Based on my years of coaching experience, many issues we see in our lives can all boil down to one essential character: discipline. For adults, we follow disciplines that [...]

Coaching your kids- Part III: Patience

Coaching your kids- Part III: Patience

Key takeaways: Patience is one of the most essential elements to success;Patience requires training and coaching;Most things take time to develop:We have a life time to work on many things. During the last School Holiday in July, I brought my son to a nearby place for fishing. That was the first time he tried fishing [...]

Tips to Enjoy Working From Home (and avoid procrastination!)

Tips to Enjoy Working From Home (and avoid procrastination!)

Key takeaways: working from home can be both efficient and productive; tips are:manage your time- schedule your works;avoid checking emails too often- people will call you if they really need you;enjoy your break the different way- do some household works;enjoy your music- turn on your speaker and have fun! The one new thing that many [...]

Time is a powerful tool for your life- Part IV: Achieving your goal, one step at a time

Time is a powerful tool for your life- Part IV: Achieving your goal, one step at a time

Key takeaways: Any big projects can be broken down into many 'bite-size' pieces;Adding all the small pieces, then over time you can achieve big!Secret to success is to add small 'Lego' pieces together , one at a time;Over a period of time, you will reach the finish line. Any big projects can be broken down [...]