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Shined Shoes Save Lives

Melvyn Tan
Melvyn Tan
1 min read

I had to talk myself out of it.

I mean, it is the weekend.

I was feeling rather exhausted after the entire out with my family.

Since it was the weekend, I thought to myself, maybe I should rest early.

As I was in the shower, I talked myself out of it.

I knew growing a business is not easy.

It takes a lot of hard work, sacrifices, and disappointments.

Quoting from General Norm Schwarzkopf

I recalled reading a paragraph from the book, Dotcom Secrets by Russell Brunson.

There was a paragraph quoting General Norm Schwarzkopf.

Shined shoes save lives.

General Norm explained that it is the undisciplined who die because of the pressure during battle.

Business is like war

Business is, in a sense, like war.

Without discipline, you will almost never succeed.

With discipline, you increase your chances of succeeding.

What do you do to strengthen your resolve?

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.