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Friday, February 8

 

Happiness Matter
My Unexpected Quality Journey of my work and life is one of Happiness, for myself, my family and others. In my journey I hope to contribute to the happiness of others, in short I am here to give, share and help people to maximize results and at the end of the journey is a Quality work, Quality Life.

 

Sharing some interesting thing about the Singapore one dollar gold coins. I hear-say that to bring more prosperity to Singapore economy, the only way is that all Singaporeans have to carry a gold coin in their pockets. That’s how the gold coins come about and do take note on the flower side, that it is boxed in a figure 8(octagon shape) for prosperity. Now, turn to the other side of the coin and here is another interesting finding… Do you notice the difference between these 2 coins?
The left side coin have a sad face that will bring bad luck and that’s why it was changed to a happy face. If you have the sad face coin, you have to give it away, ideally to me. For me, Chinese New Year that falls on this Sunday, Feb 10 means everything I wear or use have to be new on the 1st day of CNY. Especially, the wallet I carry have to be new and I always put 8 happy gold coins in it to bring me another prosper and good luck year ahead. So you better check not to put the wrong coins in your new bag or wallet. If you are short of the $2 dollar new notes which they are printing less this year, make sure you put 2 happy coins in the “Ang Pows” (red packets) to make the recipient happy, or……he/she will be very sad and upset with you for the whole year.

In a couple of days, Chinese all over the world will be celebrating their Chinese New year on Feb 10 & 11 as well as Valentine’s Day on Feb 14. The customs and practices give us a few days to relax and refresh. It also provides a comforting time to rest our heads & hearts to the madness of rush in the reality of life. I hope that in the next 15 days of the CNY go well with you. If not, then look at each day of the 15 days mentioned below. Make it your 2013 resolutions to practice and I believe it will help you to better your relationships with the people you engage in your life. In the end, it’s from your relationships with other people that you gain the most happiness and better for your heart.

CNY Day #01
Resolve to have peace with everyone you meet and enjoy the journey. Life journey is amaze with many surprises and great beauty. Peace upon everyone.

CNY Day #02
Resolve not to over-claim your contributions relative to other people.
It’s easy to think why you always have to be the one to clear out the rubbish or wash the dishes or that you are always the one around when things needed to be done.

CNY Day #03
Resolve that when family members return home from work, pay attention to that person, to give a warm greeting.

CNY Day #04
Resolve not to yell and nag to the peaceful, tender atmosphere of your home.

CNY Day #05
Resolve to Make A Dent (MAD) not Make A Different (MAD) You’ll be amazed at how relationship is built and people will remember you.

CNY Day #06 – Dig Deep
Resolve not to tell people to ‘quit playing around’. It is only through play that works get done. When play is missing, you ask for work-life balance. A playful day keeps burn-out at bay.

CNY Day #07
Resolve to catch family members who do the right things – make them feel appreciated, don’t always catch them doing the wrong things and nag at them.

CNY Day #08
Resolve to reach out, if your parents are still around make an effort to Love them, if you are not staying with them call them every night. Kiss/hug them every night if you stay under the same roof. They are the most important people in the world even you disagree with them.

CNY Day #09
Resolve to give yourself a technology quit time each day, after which you do not touch any technology gadgets .That way, you give yourself a sense of true peace of mind. Remember, technology is a good servant but a bad master.

CNY Day #10
Resolve to follow a simple Ritual everyday that is to take a moment every time you meet someone, to think grateful thoughts about him/her. It makes a Dent to your happiness.

CNY Day #11
Resolve not to Keep Score on Emotion, that is, I did this, so you have to do that or it is my turn as you have yours.

CNY Day #12
Resolve to keep score on your saving – A Dollar saved is a dollar earned.

CNY Day #13
Resolve to ask if you are in doubt, don’t assume, and make everyone upset.

CNY Day #14
Resolve not to go to bed with a problem. Write it down and put it beside your bed, it will disappear when you wake up.

CNY Day #15
Resolve to sleep well, lack of sleep make an angry person and affects relationships.

CNY Day #16
Resolve to go to temple after the 15th days of the Chinese New Year, God also need a good rest.

 

 

There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either in or out. There’s no such thing as a life in-between …Pat Riley, basketball coach

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be …Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night

He who is and remains true to himself and to others has the most attractive quality of the greatest talent …Goethe

You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses …Ziggy

If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up somewhere else …Yogi Berra

Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken …Oscar Wilde

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Acknowledgements

My FSY’s sharing is unscientifically and some are contributed by wife & children, friends, acquaintances. I write and share things that matter to me. I understand that you have your own opinions, views, & thoughts. Please keep it to yourself because there is no right or wrong answers. Nothing is true or untrue, most facts and data can be twisted to your favour. To the authors, contributors and original sources, my thanks and where appropriate my apologies if I forget to quote your names.

I understand that everyone’s attention span is very short and if you read till here, I would like to say thank you for staying with me till the end. It might be rubbishes to some people but I do know that there are some gems hidden to be picked in all rubbishes… Hope you have pick one or 2 gems?

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 If you keep Reading, I will keep Sharing

 Friday, See You here… Every Friday

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Quality is something that after you touch it, it stains and stays on your finger forever. I still have not find the right detergent

All companies are full of Active, Brilliant & Courageous people who would change if they only knew how. So… Drop me an email at daniel@qualipreneur to embark on The NEW Unexpected Quality Journey

Employees today are regarded as a commodity to be used as needed. If not needed, they are put on the chopping boards.

Today’s managers work long hours and willing to cope with many Frustrated, Silly, Youniquely  puzzled annoyed situations but shy away from the problems of the people that work for them.

Follow-up

Smile always
You sell yourself
Deliver your agreed requirement. 

Give FSY to:
People who make you angry - Forgiveness
Clients/Customers - Service
Yourself - Yearn for a ice latte with Chocolate Soufflé

To clean a sink drain, put 1/2 cup baking soda down the drain then flash with hot water

Interesting Statement

Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm.  

Ineteristng isn’t it?

Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe. 

Rearrange the letters in the word ’LISTEN’ to discover the related word - The Answer is SILENT

I teach something called The Law of Probabilities, which says the more things you try, the more likely one of them will work. The more books you read, the more likely one of them will have an answer to a question that could solve the major problems of your life.. make you wealthier, solve a health problem, whatever it might be.     …..Jack Canfield, Success Coach

Technology is a good servant but a bad master

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Here’s to Your Quality 
The work of your Heart
The work of taking time to listen to your customer
The work of taking time to understand the requirement
The work of taking time to stop the process if it does not meet the requirement.
The work of taking time to meet the customer requirement
The work of taking time to deliver the customer requirement

If you believe that the population is getting older, you’ve never been to a shopping mall on a weekend….Doug Larson, United Feature Syndicate. From Reader’s digest, April 1994

If you don’t like the phrase “Empower the powerless” then change it to “Enabled the powerless” . Peter Ducker said “To try to build an organization against the weakness (powerless) frustrates the purpose of organization.”

If you ask your wife for breakfast in the bed…. What will be her answer……. “Sleep in the Kitchen”

The only difference between who you are today and who you will be 5 years from now are the people you meet and the books you read.. Charlie “tremendous’ Jones

Interestingly someone say “ Teamwork means never having to take all the blame”Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better

Don’t wish for less problems, wish for ore Skills
Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom
- by Jim Robn, Speaker, Author, Philosopher.

No one has had more books devoted than Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of US. (Posted on Nov 19, 2012) Please go ahead and guess how many books? Answer: There are over 15,000 books about Lincoln in print.

Everyone have luck – Bad or Good

In Las Vegas there is no loser, only winners and donors.

Life is not about big fish eat small fish or big fish that swims in small pond or small fish that swims in the ocean. Big or small fishes they all are still fish.

The late Stephen R.Covey 7 habits principle stated “Begin with the end in mind” The now FSYQualipreneur added onto this principle “Begin with the Beginning after the end is the mind.”

97% of people buying decisions are made on an emotional basis then later justified by logic. Because emotion stimulates the mind up to 3,000 times faster than rational thought processes.

Hone your skills not from the internet but from the area of your interest

Writing on the wall: “A life time of training for just 10 second” …Jesse Owens, the American track star in 1930s

If today, Chairman Mao Zedong is still alive in China. What happen to China?

‘Everything is possible’ is this a good value or.. ? Share your thought with me…

Someone say – This isn’t a good value because everyone thinks it’s possible to do your utmost to eliminate what you don’t want or get what you want

If communication [leadership] is to change behavior, it must be grounded in the desires and interest of the receivers …Artistotle

Hard Gifts are often used to grease the wheels of Guanxi, the Chinese term for relationships that help win jobs and promotions.

Soft Gifts are feedback, You accept all Feedback unconditionally, Massage it & make Choices and change your behavior according to the results you want.

Qualipreneur; is the hyphen connecting the world of Quality & Business.

If Singapore were to disappear today what would the world miss?

Life is Twist & Turn, you fell once you stop cycling on the QJ Bicycle.

My SOHO (Small Office. Home Office) has no door, But the imaginative door is always ajar to listen to fresh quality stories that seems boring at first but its starts to get interesting……fsy

All roads lead to FSYQualipreneur success….Yesterday I am Good, today I am @ my best, tomorrow I will be better…. fsy.

We block our effectiveness not because we have questions but because we think we have the answers.