Monday, March 19, 2018

How to develop a Can Do attitude

A can-do attitude can help you in work, school, at home and social situations. If you look at situations in a positive light, you can open yourself up to new opportunities and challenges.

Develop a sense of motivation by looking at every situation with a sense of enthusiasm. Work on tweaking your lifestyle habits.

1.0 Becoming Self-Motivated

1.1 See fear as a positive.
1.2 Reward yourself for completing tasks.
1.3 Have a sense of urgency about every situation.
1.4 Remember the big picture.
1.5 Learn from failures.
1.6 Develop your sense of self-efficacy.

2.0 Staying Positive

2.1 Embrace the fact you control your attitude.
2.2 Do not think about why you can't do something.
2.3 Avoid negative people.
2.4 Use positive language.
2.5 Challenge irrational thoughts.
2.6 Develop your resilience

3.0 Changing your daily habits

3.1 Express gratitude every day.
3.2 Smile more often.
3.3 Practice meditation or have a quiet time.
3.4 Adopt a healthier lifestyle. Reduce those nicotine and calories intake, move around and be more active.

Can-do Sentiments

Japan Can Do

If one can do,
I can do.
If no one can do,
I must do.

Malaysia Boleh

If one can do,
Let him do.
If no one can do,
What can I do.

Singapore Kiasu/Kiasi

If nobody do,
I better not do.
If everyone do,
I DIE DIE must do.

China Neng

If one can do,
I must copy the best version and do it even better.
If no can do,
I’ll let someone do first, then copy later.

PNSB Pasti

If SAINS can do,
Pasti Nyala can do better.
If no can do,
We pasti do but only if it is important.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

12 Tips on staying Inspired

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing, that's why we recommend it daily.", said Zig Ziglar and it`s very true… this is why it`s very important to keep a list of daily rituals you should do to keep the enthusiasm and inspiration up!

Below is a simple list of tips that can help you take your level of business or life success to the next level! It`s always a good idea to take notes or journal any thoughts that might come to your mind when reading them.

Stay Healthy

1. Drink a glass of water. When you wake up in the morning, drink a glass of water to start the day fresh.

2. Move and sweat. Daily exercise boosts your energy level, improves your mood and relieves stress.

3. Get some sleep. When you get enough rest, you have more energy to do the things that you need to do.

Plan your day

4. Top 3 tasks. Every morning, make a list of the 3 tasks you want to accomplish that day.

5. The 50/10 rule. Work on one important task for 50 minutes and then take a 10 minutes break to refocus.

6. Reflect daily. End your day with 10 minutes of reflection and self-evaluation.

Keep learning

7. Reading. Reading increases knowledge, which in turn keeps you inspired.

8. Browsing. Watching tutorials and conducting research increases your capabilities.

9 Brainstorm. Brainstorming can be a creative gold mine.

Focus on what makes you happy

10. Express gratitude. Thank about 10 things you are grateful for every morning - gratitude promotes happiness.

11. Clean your desk. A tidy desk gives you energy and inspiration and lets you focus on the work you need to get done. <- special reminder to RWS.

12. Indulge in your favourite things. Set time aside to relax, unwind and enjoy your favourite things like playing with your pet, movies or going for a bike ride. Ok, who wants to go for a beer pong?