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Do You Ever Run Out Of Things To Say

As many of you know. I’ve been putting out videos on LinkedIn almost, well almost, every week day since December 2017. During this time, I must say that I’ve never ran out of things to say. The rationale is this: Starting out When I first started out as a content creator, I had only one […]

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How To Create Evergreen Content

“How do I create evergreen content?” That was a question posed to me when I was a panelist at the LinkedIn Local Kuala Lumpur event. My answer was this: Behind every strategy, tactic, and tool, there is a principle. In your content, share about the principle. Because the strategies will change, the tactics will change, […]

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He Died For Us

So that whether we are awake or asleep we might live with him. ~1 Thessalonians 5:10

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I’m Selfish

The whole time I was concerned about: How others will think of me What others will say about my videos Will I get thousands and thousands of views Because I was concerned about these and more. It stopped me from sharing my knowledge, experience, and perspective. Someone needs it Until I realized that by not […]

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Sharing Personal Stuff on a Professional Network

“This isn’t appropriate for a professional network like LinkedIn.” Someone once told me that. Initially I took his advice and only shared content deemed to be professional enough on LinkedIn. Then I made a discovery. Personal makes you relatable Sharing personal stuff does make you more relatable. For example, there was once I met someone […]

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Asking Permission

Here’s the thing. For many of my fellow countrymen, the idea of let’s ask for permission before we do something is so prevalent, it sucks. I wanted to give my kids the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship. With entrepreneurship, you simply do not need permission (from authorities) to start. Can you do that “Can they […]

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Two Criteria

As a consultant trading time for money for 14 years, I decided this must stop. This led me on a journey to explore how I can redesign my work so I’m no longer constrained by time. The twists and turns have led me to come up with these two criteria: Do I enjoy it? Can […]

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How I Use LinkedIn

My dilemma. Do I use social media, specifically LinkedIn, as a creative outlet? Or do I use it as a platform to: Create content to Reach an audience to Learn about their problems to Find out how they are currently solving their problems to Provide a refreshing way to solve their problems After much debating, […]

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Questions Are The Answers

Indeed. Quite often, when faced with an issue, my first response is to phrase it in the form of a statement. For example: I don’t know what to do with all the videos I’ve created. After doing some research, reading some books, and speaking to some people, I realized that while the advise are good, […]

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Productive Paranoia

They assume conditions will turn against them, at perhaps the worst possible moment. They channel their fear and worry into action, preparing developing contingency plans, building buffers, and maintaining large margins of safety. Jim Collins (via Great by Choice) I admit. I let my fears take over me. I get intimidated. I get overwhelmed. And […]