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  1. NOTABLE! Beware! Growth-Killing Identity Labels...

    It’s something uniquely entrenched in Modern western education. Look at the video below. In Finland if you have a student who is weak in Math the teacher will give him or her easier questions to do. In Hong Kong it is more practice questions. It is not to say that no natural talent exists...
  2. Is drop shipping a profitable business ?

    The problem isn't about drop shipping. The issue is about being in a business that have little entry barrier. Too much competition and margin erosion. In comparison of full CENTS framework MJ teach you how to build a business with sustainable profitability. That is the game MJ advocates...
  3. INTRO introduction

    Welcome and tell us more. :)
  4. Sales job, low effort 9 to 5 and side hussle or direct startup?

    Don't be to optimistic on job opportunities unless you count middle and back office paper shuffling jobs as good jobs. Decent pay and zero prospect. Every kid wants go into management consulting, investment banks or hedge fund but very few could make it. It will be cut throat competition and...
  5. INTRO Newbie Intro

    Being contrarian isn't necessarily right. I think Dan Lok mentioned about thinking accurately- being optimistic but not delusional.
  6. One thing all successful entrepreneurs seem to have in common

    -Having the balls to gamble and be lucky. Wu Ji Han raised 200k from friends and relatives to bet on bitcoin in 2011 pitching it as a 109 bagger which could also go zero. -Compulsive Competitive Personality If you always want to win you do not give ip easily -Compulsive Hyperactivity Always...
  7. what book would you recommend me?

    After reading so many sales books, if you are looking for the gems in sales I will pick these two. Hot Prospects by Bill Good Way of the wolf- straight line selling by Jordan Belford
  8. What do to when people say "don't chase money" in terms of following your passion but you don't have any passions?

    I remember the shark tank quote: Follow the green, not the dream. “Following ones passion” is a reincarnation of the hippies movement in the 60s into today’s business. In choosing a business the needs/demand comes first. You do factor in personal interest and personal strength in choosing the...
  9. RANT Canadian health care: Time to face reality

    Private insurers are coming up with incentives to lower health insurance premiums for more exercise. They have to wear a watch and clock some walking distance. A lot of the diseases today are due to genetics. Surely lifestyle play a part too.
  10. BOOK The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone - Crazy or Brilliant?

    When it comes sales its really about different school of thoughts. When I first read Jordan’s stuff it does not really impress me and it looks a bit “old school”. After trying a few “new schools approach” with dismay results I went back to try Jordan’s approach and it is fantastic. The...
  11. BOOK The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone - Crazy or Brilliant?

    When it comes to business and sales in particular I find Jordan Belford’s teaching materials much more credible and practical. A lots of Grants teaching is fluff and it boils down to “I am great, I work my a$$ off, worship me, pay me and hopefully you will be like me”. His sales teaching...
  12. INTRO 23y/o, Chronically Ill, Want to Shoot Higher

    I am a financial adviser from Singapore. I am not in the content creation business so I cannot really guide you on the business of blogging. But from my experience in business people do the best in areas of their strength. And it does strike well immediately that you write well like a...
  13. NOTABLE! The Coming Recession (2018-2019?)

    I am a financial adviser and I have been hearing that since 2011. My thesis is as follow: There will not be a MAJOR downturn like 2008 for major economies (U.S, China, Japan and Europe) because the leaders of the world has seen the 2008 devastation and are prepared to use whatever it takes-the...
  14. INTRO 23y/o, Chronically Ill, Want to Shoot Higher

    Welcome. One of my client is a swimming instructor who has epilepsy. I know that it is not easy to run a business with a chronic health issue. You do write really well. If you can write an education blog really well it can drive traffic and you can make money from advertisement. I am in...
  15. SOLD COMPANY & NET £500k FROM IT - what next?

    Do you do stocks? TUR ETF. It is trading at book value and has a yield over 4 percent. Another safer alternative is China’s FXI. Or read unscripted. Good advice on how to get a diversified annual 20k cashflow on your half a million investment.
  16. NOTABLE! Life Altering Choices - Yours?

    Many mini-episodes i my life. -I went to an elite secondary school where everyone is smart. But soon you realized that being smart is not enough as everyone worked hard. -In college I was introduced to books written by Calvin Newport. Big game changer for people seeking excellence in academia...
  17. Knowing when to keep pushing vs knowing when to stop

    I think MFL and MJ’s life story is useful to illustrate. There must be profit to prove a concept. We are not relying on generous VC for exit. It can be modified and improved into a bigger business (scalable and fine-tuning). MJ’s lead generation business was an example.
  18. Bitcoin / Cryptocurrency Discussion (And Predictions)

    I got into crypto in 2013 while still in University I realized I could mine it using the campus electricity. I sold them all in the 2014 rally. It was purely for fun. Crypto are not fraud and scams. But neither are they wonderful game changers because it is still early and there are a lot of...
  19. Dealing with porn and other addictions

    Try install web filter on your pc and phone. I am a food addict and I do not keep food in fridge. Whenever I stop counting calories I tend to eat more than what I should. I signed up for gym membership and force myself to exercise.
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