How to Stop Analysis Paralysis and Make Great Decisions Quickly

Girl with a pen, thinking

How are you when it comes to decision making? Do you spend a long time thinking over every single thing? Are you often afraid to make the wrong move? Do you feel the need to analyze every option? Do you sometimes miss perfectly good opportunities or waste time due to your meticulousness? If so, congratulations — you “suffer”...

Why I Deleted My Facebook Page with 20,800 Likes

Celestine Chua Facebook Page

Hi everyone! Last month (Oct 2016) I deleted my verified Facebook page with 20,800+ likes. To be precise, I deactivated it, but the page is as good as gone now. Today I share the reasons why. The truth is that Facebook hasn’t been adding value to me as a business owner for a while. While I had previously deleted...

16 Things Successful People Do at the Start of Every Workday [Infographic]

16 Things Successful People Do at the Beginning of Every Workday [Infographic]

Successful people have certain common routines and habits that they follow daily. Today’s infographic shares 16 common things that successful people do at the start of every workday: My favorite ones are saying no (#11), helping others (#9), stretching and moving around (#5), and being grateful (#16). Just saying no has helped me regain hundreds...

Busy vs. Productive: 7 Tips to be Productive, Not Busy

Busy, crowded street filled with people

We live in a highly cluttered world today. There are advertisements everywhere, driving different marketing messages into our brains. The internet is available 24/7, keeping us busy every minute of the day. And we are automatically put in a matrix the moment we are born, where we are fitted into society’s mould and inculcated with imposed purposes. Because of that, I suspect many of...

How to Overcome Writer’s Block [PEP008]

A crushed ball of paper

Having been blogging/writing for 8 years, I’ve experienced times when I have a “writer’s block.” You know, when you desperately want to write something, but nothing comes out? When everything you write feels like crap. When you are already behind deadline in your to-dos but your mind isn’t cooperating. I feel you. In this episode of...

How to Say No [PEP006]

Saying No

Do you hate to say no? Do you often find yourself saying yes because you don’t like to make others feel bad? Well, I do, and I can relate. I used to be terrible at saying no until I realized that continually saying “yes” was digging myself into a ditch and led me with little time...