Mentioning Mentors (Pt 1)

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Booking under: Keith

Last time, we looked at building a team. We learnt that as we go on our life design journeys, there are many people who support and guide us. While some are on the periphery and some are closely involved, what everyone needs is a mentor (or a few!).

Today, I’ll be looking at a few mentors who have impacted me in my life. They have contributed to my growth in various areas and I will always be grateful to them!

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Building A Team (Pt 2)

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Booking under: Nicole

Along the course of life design, one person’s power is not enough to get you where you want to be. At work, we often collaborate with supervisors and colleagues to deliver the tasks. At home, the biggest support team is right there to get our back. At leisure, we have a group of close friends to laugh and chill with. All these contexts involve people who are incremental in supporting and adding color to our lives.

You probably have some ideas about who these people are but what role does each of them play? Bill and Dave came up with the following…

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Building a Team (Pt 1)

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Booking under: Keith

As an avid football fan, I love the concept of a great team. Who can forget the magnificent sides Sir Alex Ferguson built in the late 2000s/early 2010s? Rooney, Ronaldo, Tevez, Berbatov… those were the days!

Alas, team-building also features in our life design process, but in a different way. Instead of a group of people running after a ball, the team is a group of people who will help you in your life. Here’s the lineup:

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Fail-proofing (Pt 2)

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Booking under: Nicole

Whenever people think of Virgo, the first few words coming to their minds are perfectionist, analytical, and responsible. Thank you for saying that! As a typical Virgo, I absolutely agree. Knowing myself, this personality has been instilled in me for almost a quarter of a century and has shaped my character in school, work, and personal life. At the same time, I have identified an improvement area in one of these traits…

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Fail-proofing (Pt 1)

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Booking under: Keith

The picture above is of a notebook. The title of this post is “fail-proofing”. How on earth are they related?

As we discovered last week, our authors showed us that logging (and categorizing) our failures allow us to find growth opportunities. So what have I identified about myself? And what can I do about it? This is the big one…

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Failure Immunity (Pt 2)

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Booking under: Nicole

Failure is often regarded as a negative attribute. No one welcomes the feeling of losing or being defeated. Yet, experiencing some sort of minor and non-fatal failure when we have the capacity to afford so can help us become less vulnerable when bigger challenges hit our lives. In this chapter, a three-step exercise is introduced to achieve failure immunity. Let’s take a closer look…

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A Jersey For Two

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Booking under: Nicole and Keith

As many of you know, the two of us are huge football fans. Besides watching the games, we both appreciate collecting a few player jerseys. To trace the aesthetic development of our favorite teams adds a whole new dimension to our football fandom.

Here, we each share our 3 favorite jerseys, why they mean so much to us, and a few tidbits from the historical archives. Would you agree with our picks?

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Choices and Happiness (Pt 2)

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Booking under: Nicole 

As I reflect on the biggest decisions I’ve ever made being a twenty-something-years-old young adult, education and work are top of the list and they directly contribute to my happiness level. I believe my peers in similar age would agree as well. Friends who know me well would have heard the below for many many times. For those who is clueless, welcome to revisit my decision making journey.

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