Is Business A Battlefield?

Some people proudly paraphrased Sun Tzu by saying “Business is a battlefield. Your competitors are your enemies.”. To me, paraphrasing what exactly Sun Tzu meant about war for marketing is rather misleading. Marketing is not war. It is competing for attention in the market. It is not about pushing your competitor to the ground and making him close shop. It is crude, selfish and heartless. The philosophy of “Marketing = … Continue Reading

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The difference between Listening & Hearing

Can you tell the difference between LISTENING and HEARING? Let’s discuss. Below is my opinion. Listening requires focus, attention and patience. Listening needs effort. The outcome of listening is understanding more of what was being said by the person. The person who is speaking to you will appreciate that you are actually listening. Listening usually creates comfort and over time will create trust. Hearing requires no effort, no attention and … Continue Reading

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Snowballing Personal Development

We may have heard about or came across some people who have transformed their lives completely. They were messed up earlier but now are enjoying lives that many people envy. They flourish and thrive in many aspects of their lives – health, wealth, education, career, skills, happiness, relationships and more. They were unstoppable. We can’t even see any signs of stress in them. Among them, some became active philanthropist for … Continue Reading

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Change one thing, everything else gets better

In personal development, most people target various aspects of life. Here are some major ones that people are very concerned about : Health Wealth Career Skills Education Relationships Image Seeing the demand, the market started to offer all sorts of training programs. This has become a lucrative industry. Many might have forgotten the core element that need improvement ahead of everything else, i.e. the Mindset. Even companies have neglected this … Continue Reading

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