Author Archives: Johnnie

Apr 8th, 2019 – a few steps ahead

Train your brain to think a few steps ahead. Train yourself to respond fast and accurately. Competitiveness can be taught. Be taught. Engaging in conversation with confident yet ignorant people is a big waste of your time.

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Apr 5th, 2019 – ideas backlog, cont’d

Neuroplasticity. Train your brain with new learning frequently. Your clients’ need being a key decision factor. Be obsessed with the problem to solve, not the one solution you have fallen in love with. Be keenly aware of the distractions that … Continue reading

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Mar 21st, 2019 – ideas backlog

Stories. Tell the story of the company. Investment philosophy. Speak and share your thoughts, be authentic to inspire, create your own frame instead of trying to answer the wrongly framed questions. Committed people working hard to re-invent their capabilities. How … Continue reading

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Jan 24th, 2019 – Warren & Jocko

The art of prioritization and focus. Say no to things off your priority list. As a person, not a brand.

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Dec 24th, 2018 & before – time for year end reflection

Live a purpose driven and productive life. Make an honest living. Serve the people you care. Practise your duty, your mission. Live a life of no regret. Do the ONE THING that matters, shut out all other noises. Eyes on … Continue reading

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Dec 10th, 2018 –

Focused effort on high-impact projects. Consistent effort in completing little tasks. Tasks that fit clearly into your big-picture plan.

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Dec 4th, 2018 – the age old question of focus and execution

Focused mind. Focused action. “Concretize” your ideas. Ideas are easy, but never going to crystallize except first put into some tangible form. Take your own advice. Life wisdom is readily available, the challenge is in the consistent practice. FEO – … Continue reading

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Nov 28th, 2018 –

You stand zero winning chance fighting with the future.

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Nov 25th, 2018 –

Fix the cracks when they first appear. Emotional intelligence is a lifelong learning process. Immune yourself from the small people’s small, offensive behavior. Keep your cool and focus on your core objectives. Emotion is your friend. Emotion is your enemy … Continue reading

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Nov 22nd, 2018 –

Active awareness of the negative emotions, identify the sources and find opportunities to improve your life. Be grounded and centred. Bear in mind your objectives, all the time. No time and energy to spend on your trivial emotional needs.

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Nov 21st, 2018 –

More important than trying to be the best, trying to get the best onto your team. A teacher helps his students become a better version of themselves.

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Nov 15th, 2018 –

It takes practice but is worth the effort : listen to the underlying intentions and thoughts / emotions, not the words and phrases. Be obsessed with facts in intellectual pursuits, but not dealings with irrational human beings.

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Nov 9th, 2018 –

Basic principles and habits, strictly adhered to, make a huge impact on your life. Act fast. Whatever you are after, there’s  always competition.

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Nov 7th, 2018 –

Focus on the strategic objectives. The input plays an important role in determining the way you think and behave. Cool mind and strong heart. Whatever coming your way, face it head on.

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Nov 3rd, 2018 –

It takes training and time to cultivate  a strategic mindset. You eventually, inevitably come to the conclusion that you can only focus on one thing at a time.

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