Covid-19 first arrived at our shore on 25-Jan-2020 and it has been raging on for the last 18 months. In Malaysia, more than 1.1 Million people have contracted the disease with over 10,000 deaths recorded.
I have always aspired to purchase a piece of orchard land in the rolling countryside. It does not have to be big. Something manageable, maybe 3 to 4 acres, with a section on high ground overlooking the surrounding valley and hills.
You may have come across this fable. It illustrates an interesting perspective on the meaning of success.
What is the hype on morning routines that there are so much written about it? The Internet is full of ideas and variations of what constitute good routines. Many great entrepreneurs and leaders cite their morning routine as a large contributor to their success. There are even books written solely on this subject.
Aligning our daily habits with our long-term goals may be the key towards achieving what we want in life and become more successful.
Not long ago I interviewed a number of candidates for sales positions in the company I head. We are expanding so I was looking to groom a few potentials to grow with the company for the long haul. These are junior positions so I mostly met new graduates and a few who have worked for a year or two. I must say that I was a tad disappointed with my encounter with these young candidates.
Recently a friend forwarded me a list of catchy liners that are meant to be good lessons for life. While some are comical and others dismal, I found in the list some simple truths that are worth pondering on.
The only things you regret are the things you don’t do. – Michael Curtiz
There was a story of a man who stayed in the cabin of his trip across the Atlantic Ocean. He had saved for many years with the dream of moving to America, the land of opportunity. It was in the early nineteenth century, so times were hard. But the time came when he finally saved enough money to afford passage on a large ocean liner.