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On "Kitchen Nightmares"

This weekend, I watched a few cuts of TV programmes on Youtube.

Listed as below:
Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen NightmaresGordon Ramsay's on Bad Boy's BakeryGordon Ramsay's escape to Thailand They are indeed quite inspiring. I didn't know these programmes until I saw someone shared the initial cut on the "5 dishes that Gordon Ramsay actually liked" on Facebook.
The immediate question came into my mind: "Why he's so pissed off with someone else's kitchens?"
Then I started to watch the other clips which tell the whole story. After watching a few clips, I started to realise his positive intention of helping those restaurant owners who are suffering in their F&B businesses find right ways to recover. The story normally starts with a failure restaurant. Then Gordon will taste their food, followed by investigating their operations. After identifying all the key issues, Gordon will give advises and transform the restaurant into a more promising one…

Learning Public Speaking

In the past few weeks, I've been exploring the methodologies of public speaking that work for me. It takes a lot of trials and errors until I finally see some progresses. It would be good to share my thoughts and experiences so that people see my posts can have a more confident and effective start for public speaking.

Firstly of all, you need to overcome the fears to public speaking.  The common excuse I take is that I'm an introvert person. You have to be an extrovert person to master public speaking. However, that's not true. Public speaking is a skill, it can be trained and mastered. It may take some natural talents to be a super-influential speaker. But for a normal person to hit a point to deliver your messages clearly and powerfully, it's doable.

One of the inspiring talks I heard from an introvert speaker is Susan Cain's "The Power of Introverts". Susan says that introverts sometimes can deliver deeper thoughts than the extroverts.


Surprisingly, ev…

2017 New Year Resolution

Read a post on FB, and I listed down my new year resolution as follows in different categories: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/12/21/former-google-career-coach-shares-a-useful-visual-trick.html BusinessFooyo Sales 300k from meFooyo China setupSkoolight 100 schools + seeds/pre-A stagePersonal lifeFamily: 1-2 milk packs/month, visit 1-2 times/year, ask them to visit SG or other places of interestsRomance: Consolidate my relationships, propose/marriage in 2 years.Health&fitness70-75kg by end of the year. 0.5-1kg/monthSwimming as a habit(2-3 times/week)FunVisit 5-7 countries/biz trip mostlyPersonal trip with GF for 2-3 placesSkill buildingGet a driving licence in SG and convert to ChinaLearn Japanese(biz communication level)Digital marketing/adtech skillsRead 5-10 books(Mind) Hope the plans do come true.