How not to care about what people think.

You really need to get yourself into that place where you don’t care about what people think about you. 

Update to go backwards!

Frustration and pain as I pieced things back together throughout this week. I take full responsibility for my wasted and unproductive week – I should have known.

In Production: Why China?

Some great people out here in China are from all over the world doing this already. I will share some of the links to them in the description below. I will join their discussions and echo them as we discuss more of what China is actually like.

Disaster strikes!

The blogging has been enjoyable, and the weekend of experiences, food and company has been all brilliant.

Mind fear is scarier than the real thing!

They either can paint a whole new narrative over the top of the story that is being told or have managed to continuously place themselves into the story as a hero. As the person who saves the day, that halts the runaway train or saves the world from aliens.

Pay (Play) yourself first…

Write yourself in as the hero and scribble in a healthy, wealthy lifestyle and do it with a compassionate core as your character lives a life of servitude to others.

The first thing first…

ontinuous practice and gather insight from the feedback through your failures. Still, if the want isn’t there, then you have the core ingredient missing.

Locked into your phone!

I understood right then the challenge he had in getting his product to breakthrough. People want short, sharp and fast entertainment, and they want to switch off their brains to allow them the space to soak it up. 

‘The Secret’ is the worst…

The book is wildly successful in the same way that fifty percent of Americans believe Trump was anointed by God kind of way. Speaking of God, file This book on the shelf alongside the other spiritual books…

Who wants to be an entrepreneur?

You have great experiences, you learn stuff, and learn how not to do things in some cases. You meet people and you steadfastly grow up.

The politics of ‘likes n Loves’

Are you a serious player, and you like, love, comment on everything and then drop in your own version of the story to seek a dopamine hit for yourself.

We are all in the people business.

“The primary job of each manager is to help people be more effective in their job and to grow and develop. Managers achieve this through support, respect, and trust.”

Keep going… but open it up!

Think big, think differently, and others will engage with that thinking. It’s infectious. Open up, and others will align, and their conversation will keep you going. They will give you momentum.

My simple approach to deep work!

Four hours of focused deep work, and after the passage of the set time, I am clear. Finally, finally, done what I needed to do. 

Know what problem you are trying to solve!

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

Personalise your workflow…

But in my recent learning experience with video editing, YouTube, blogging and website design, I adopted a different approach. 

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.

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.