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Melvyn Tan

Melvyn Tan

Despite living the good life at midlife, I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety. My aim here is to reinvent midlife, learn new skills, and understand how the world works post-COVID.

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The Most Important Metric

What’s the most important metric you’d watch like a hawk as a content creator? But first, what is the definition of metric? Via Dictionary.com: A system or standard of measurement. Live videos Here are some indicators I’d use for my live videos: Number

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Rethinking Workflow

It’s hard. Building a one-person, $1M, all digital business. How you work Which is why having a workflow is crucial. Because it takes thinking out of the equation. It took me years before this well-defined workflow. And now, it’s time to rethink it.

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Your Understanding of Reality

What does a successful life look like? Via Ray Dalio: a continuous real-time feedback loop in which we make decisions, see their outcomes, and improve our understanding of reality as a result. To be successful It’s striving to have greater accuracy of our mental models.

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Replicating Myself

I’ve found a way to replicate myself. No. I’m not talking about weird science or witchcraft. Flipped learning Flipped learning was widely adopted in 2000. Lage, Platt and Treglia wrote in their paper where by getting learners to read up before class, lecturers can then use

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Being Mentally Prepared

If 2021 is going to be another year of uncertainties how can we prepare for it? Here’s how Marcia Daszko answered it: Get your team very focused on the business (or parts of the business) that best makes a difference to your customers. Let other projects that don’

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Every Map is Flawed

A man visits a therapist and says, “I’ve just gotten fired, for the seventh time in the last five years. I’m having trouble with my wife, and I’ve already been divorced three times. I desperately need you to help me understand: Why are

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Don't Hide Behind The Screen

Two hundred and twenty-three live streams. A total of four thousand four hundred and sixty minutes. Or seventy four hours. Equivalent of about 3 days. Why I chose to live stream daily It started as a project to challenge myself. To do one thing every day and to become better

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Only One Person

Picture this. You are giving the performance of your lifetime at the Carnegie Hall. This performance is the aggregate of 16 years of efforts. But at the end of your performance no one clapped. The entire hall was silent. As your head rise from your bow, you notice one person

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Empowering Thoughts Only

The mental noise, the inner chatter, the monkey mind. It can get too loud. It can seem too real. It can cause too much damage. It happens to all of us This inner chatter goes on and on in everyone’s mind. You might always be aware of it of

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Challenge Yourself

The 1-person business. Investing what limited resources, money, and energy he has into live streaming. Sharing what he knows with anyone who wants to listen. Despite his best effort, he has not made any money. And can’t visualize how he could be making any money in the short-term.