Nov 2nd, 2018 – priorities

Keep your priorities right, in terms of tasks and relationships.

Be a problem solver, a leader, not a whiner.

Be realistic about the actual, underlying nature / reality of all interaction. Be fooled you not by the appearance.

From the position of strength, you negotiate.

From the position of the board, you communicate.

Neglect the strategic objectives and big picture at your own risk.

Be distracted you not from the strategic priorities by low-value, assigned tasks.

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Nov 1st, 2018 –

Following your rationality not your feelings.

Cultivate a strategic mindset. It’s never too late.

Tighten the deadline, raise the bar, lift the benchmark. Demand from yourself world class performance even if you are in a local league. And don’t forget to give the major league a call.

The simplest task turns into an excruciatingly tough challenge if you compress the deadline or increase the repetition significantly.

Work smart.

Assume leadership traits, even without positions.

It all starts with your awareness.

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Oct 31st, 2018 – Bill Miller in the car

Up early. Set the right tone from the beginning.

Step up to the plate when the big opportunity emerges.

Blast new paths, take the new challenges. Rest you not on the glory of the past.

Face your fear. Bring out the gems in you that you never before realized.

Focus on your objective. Allow no distraction from the emotional elements.

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Oct 30th, 2018 – speech preparation

Train yourself to become decisive.

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Oct 29th, 2018 – think long and hard

You are measured by your output and results, not input or intention.

Where focused effort bears fruit, scattered dabbling brews regret.

The importance of placing yourself in a dynamic, positive, and competitive environment.

The importance of shutting out the noise, or whatever that distracts you from reaching your objectives.

It’s hard, so practise: speak less, but create more impact.

You learn more from listening than talking. So shut up and pay attention.

Given a choice, a blank slate, what would your typical day be like?

What is the ONE thing, that trumps all others in importance, in making your life meaningful and fulfilling?

Tough with courtesy. Calm with authority. Sharp with clarity.

Earn it.

Defend your interests, or even mistakes, like you are fighting for the survival of the humankind. Bad advice in the moral realm, important rule in the real world.

On big, important life decisions, take the time to think through your priorities. Once decision made, you go all in like a missile launched, never looking back until the mission accomplished.

On small projects along the path towards your goal, though, it’s the day 1 mindset that celebrates experiments and failures.

At the minimum: be connected, be productive, be mindful.

Hit the points. Fix the key pains. Quick.

Economic value creation, at the core of your daily activities.

What unique contribution are you making to the world EVERYDAY?

What makes you proud? What are you doing everyday that makes your existence a blessing to the rest of the world?

The answer lies in the motion of the journey. Every second presents a new angle and perspective, while the stillness depicted in the oil paintings fades deeper into history.

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Oct 18th to 22nd, 2018 – check-up

In the age of robots and AI, the very top will still survive and thrive, while the mass average replaced and displaced.

Shut out the noise, and eyes on your priorities.

With power comes responsibility; with blessing comes duty.

How do you stay competitive and remain relevant? In a time of rapid changes, against competent and hard workers of different origins, how do you stay ahead?

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Oct 15th to 17th – from Bezos to themed meeting

Do it.

Stay grounded, stay humble. Let quiet authority be your hallmark.

Engage your audience with your presence.

Keep a distance. Focused on the big picture and your objective.

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Oct 11th, 2018 –

Stay grounded, be the best you.

Be cognizant of the intention, not the pretension.

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Oct 10th, 2018 –

Be keenly aware of all the little compromises you’re making everyday. You would not be able to eliminate them all right away, but you should have a plan to do so, before your dreams turn into sick bed regrets.

Go fail, go get rejected, as frequently as you can.

Hold your frames. Nothing could disturb your inner peace and toughness.

Everyday, know where you stand in the universe, and where you are heading.

Stay grounded. Stay humble. Stand firm with your values and principles.

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Oct 9th, 2018 –

When the earth beneath you is moving, you don’t sit back and wait to see what will happen. You run for your life.

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Oct 8th, 2018 – reflection

Go an additional mile for your loved ones, the joy it brings them would worth all the heart and sweat you put in.

Step in the shoes of the other person, even if he/she is just a toddler.

Attack!Mindset, remember? Assume initiative, aggressiveness, and positivity in tackling the tasks on your plate.

Short term pain and inconvenience help one appreciate the daily blessings better.

Sense of urgency, emergency, and a bit of paranoia would help with your survival.

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Oct 5th, 2018 –

You don’t have to figure it all out. You just keep exploring, apply what you learn along the way, and enjoy the journey.

Assume a methodical approach towards your goals.

The winner sets the rules. Your concern, thus, should be more on winning than fair play.

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Oct 3rd, 2018 – stay humble, stay grounded

People are lazy, people are shy, people are forgetful, it’s just human nature. So it’s up to us who are aware of this to actively take action, to initiate connection and re-connection, so that meaningful and precious relationships do not simply slip through the years into silent yet regrettable demise.

The importance of relationships and variety in your daily life, reminded.

Life is short. Be strategic and selective in scheduling your limited days and years, for they will not come back once they’re gone.

Harness your passion and excitement. Eyes and mind focused on your objectives. Take control instead of being controlled.

Make a difference in the world, in your own unique way, one person at a time.

Stay humble, stay grounded.

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Oct 1st, 2018 – positive & constructive

To assume a positive and constructive attitude is a straightforward choice. Do it.

Whatever youth and vigor you lost in aging is the price for the wisdom and stories you gathered.

Logical reasoning alone can help you answer many questions in life. The key, is keeping emotions from getting in the way.

Use your own scorecard when looking back on your day. Have clear action plan to make it better tomorrow.

Remember, there is much noise that you need to ignore in order to focus on what really matters to you.

Intensity in workout, consistency in nurturing meaningful relationships.

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Sep 26th, 2018 –

“You don’t do the same job for more than 2 years”. Reinvent yourself. Make it a regular practice.

Constant-beta mindset. There is no holding back of changes. You have to determine which are the changes you want and which are not.

Move fast. It determines your success.

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