Are You Looking for a Magic Bullet to Your Goals?

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Have you heard of the term magic bullet? In healthcare, magic bullet means a perfect drug that selectively targets a disease in a body without any side effects. The concept was popularized by Paul Ehrlich, a German physician and scientist. Today, magic bullet is used to refer to a powerful, fast-acting, yet easy solution to a difficult problem. That secret sauce, if you...

Skills Development

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Have you ever tried to achieve a goal but achieved mediocre results? Have you ever seen other people achieve their goals effortlessly and wonder how they do that? This is where skills development comes in. In this post, I share more about skills development, why it’s an important part of goal achievement, and how to go...

What is the Message of Your Goal? [PEP003]

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Most of you are probably familiar with goal setting, where you set your goal, set a target, and pursue it relentlessly. However, do you know what is the message of your goal? What you are trying to realize through your goal? In this episode of PE Podcast (PEP003), I share: What it means to know the...

Regarding Distractions

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Most of the things in our world today are really distractions in disguise. Email is, by and large, a distraction from what matters. The internet has become a noisy ground for trolls, sharing of frivolous news pieces, and marketing channel for endless businesses. Most newsletters are distractions. Majority of the things put out there by the beauty industry,...

How to Deal with Depression When It Comes to Our Goals? [PEP002]

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PE reader Jessica wants to know how to deal with depression when it comes to our goals. Have you ever felt depressed when it comes to working to your goals? Perhaps because you’re procrastinating, not taking as much action as you wish, and/or not seeing the results that you want? You’re not alone. In this...

The Tiny Frog Story

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Have you heard of the story of the tiny frog before? Ken shared it with me recently and I found it very meaningful (story below gotten from this webpage and has been built on by myself): Once upon a time, there was a group of tiny frogs who arranged a competition. The goal was to reach the top of a tower....