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 [...]

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 [...]

Time is a powerful tool for your life- Part III: Prioritise and use time wisely

Time is a powerful tool for your life- Part III: Prioritise and use time wisely

Key takeaways: Many people are driven by emails and tasks, but they may not be important;Urgent things may not be important and important things may not be urgent;Think about how you may prioritise your tasks and works;Then use your time accordingly. I am a heavy calendar user. I use iCal on my Mac to organise [...]

Time is a powerful tool for your life- Part II: From little things, big things grow!

Time is a powerful tool for your life- Part II: From little things, big things grow!

Key takeaways: Everyone has 24 hours, no more, no less;We all 'waste' time on things, depending on how you see those 'things';Adding up small things, then big things can grow!So, use your time and do the right thing! I always has a book in my backpack. Sometimes, this book can stay in my bag for [...]

Time is a powerful tool for your life- Part I: How powerful is the time factor?

Time is a powerful tool for your life- Part I: How powerful is the time factor?

Key takeaways: Time, if used wisely can be super powerful;Adding small pieces of time together, it becomes a big chunk of time;Use your time wisely, because everyone has 24 hours each day, no matter who you are. Time can be a very powerful tool, if you are aware of it and if you use your [...]