I am sharing my own journey to a productive retirement. To inspire others to think early about retirement and to take the steps now in preparation for the life that they want
Month: June 2021
Personalise your workflow…
But in my recent learning experience with video editing, YouTube, blogging and website design, I adopted a different approach.
Oh Lordy, do you see the signs?
I almost feel like a rabid Christian preacher… roll the frantic music, the dancing orchestra and the enthusiastic backing vocals!!
Who shook the Jar?
When I feel like I am rattled or I see conflict rising in my life, I will pause and embrace my stoic philosophy to slow my reaction down.
Brutal Minimalism with a time target.
I got through a decent enough bundle. I reckon I will need a few more thirty-minute sessions to get all my clothing items cleared, organised or recycled.
Pick the Simple choice.
Excellent reframing of a problem… This is another crucial task for today, food and drinks consumption.
Are you built to protect and deflect?
Generating a free and safe environment so the team’s innovation becomes the thing that drives the success in the business is the right thing to do.
YES is the easy answer!
I constructed many of the conversations I had today by using a technique that I have previously written about. I framed it with what I call the ‘Yes, No, counteroffer’ position.
Humour can change the world!
I think I have crossed the barrier from outsider to being accepted in this local community. It was a hilarious moment and one of the highlights of my time here in China.
A cafe that removes the comfort…
In short, be prepared to write off some stuff that you have invested money in and then quickly move on and don’t look back.