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: - Fear is the most common emotion that protects lives; this 'function' is printed in our DNA; - We all have fears and the best way to get rid of that is to face it; I know but I can't do it. - Jessica Watson was afraid of swimming but she did a … Continue reading Knowing is sometimes different from doing- Part III (I’m afraid of open-water swimming)
Key takeaways: - Sleeping routines can be broken for many reasons and this is normal; - Getting back to sleeping routines require some efforts; - It's OK to have events that break routines; - It may be an opportunity to form new routines when you are trying to fix broken routines. I just spent two … Continue reading Do you sleep well? (part IV)
Key takeaways: - Habits form routines and routines make life easier; - Life is easier because your brain is free from making trivial decisions! - Habits free you from trivial decisions so you can focus on important jobs; - Forming good habits improves your life quality and work productivity. I sometimes work overseas for research, … Continue reading Habits- Part I (Room 1005)
(Pic: time is money! A 'half-penny' watch from the Royal Australian Mint.) Key takeaways: - be time smart and boost your brain power; - let a mentor/coach guide you through your life journey; small investment but huge return. (Continued from Part I) 4. Be smart and efficient at time (slot) allocation: we all have the … Continue reading Why is it easy for some Generation Y to be successful in the future? (continued from part I- do you know the tips?)
(A bike is good only when you use it for a good reason.) A few quick answers: 1. Keep your brain happy: when you face a challenge, then you will use your brain. The more you use it, the ‘happier’ your brain becomes. 2. ‘Doping’ for your brain: after a physical challenge, your brain will … Continue reading Challenge yourself- Part I- Why should I challenge myself?
(Pic: my 10-yo daughter's advise is so good that I stick it to the bottom of my computer display; it will be there forever until I retire.) Q: What if I work in a shared office space? A: The best option is to find some quiet time in your office or find a quiet space … Continue reading Use your brain properly to boost your performance (part V)