新年决心(New Year Resolutions),是我们青年部落(Project YoungPros)2011年的第一个分享活动。加上我,一共有15个人参加了本次分享活动。活动是否精彩有效,我相信每个参与的朋友都会有自己的看法,但对我自己来说,也算是收获颇丰。以下是我自己的感想,还有补上活动的概要以供参加活动的朋友参考,尤其是对这个特别执着的Sally同学。:)

个人感想:

对我最有触动的是Joe Wang的一句话:“你们读书读得太多了。”一开始我也不以为然,只是简单地同意他的这个观点,并补充了一句“如果是动手能力强,执行力高的人,读书多成就肯定会好过少读书的。”

但在后面不停地思考中,他让我更加深刻地意识到另外一个问题,也是一个习惯。

由于百度与Google的普及,我们已经习惯于一遇到问题就百度一下,或者Google一下。这件事情本身并没有什么不对,因为可以提高效率。但是出现的另外一个情况就是当我们通过百度或者Google找不到解决方案的时候,我们有时会很奇怪地就不会再继续找解决方案了,久而久之,我们就失去了通过自己努力,找到解决方案的能力。

这个问题会有什么样的表现呢?如某上司询问某下属处理的一些方法时:“你为什么不试一试那样做呢?”答复往往是让人无可奈何:“在学校我们老师没有教过。”或者是“好像没有这方面的书。”

在处理事情上,我自己也不时会有这样的思维定势,我的觉悟是“路是人走出来的,结果是人干出来的。如果我们要达到某个目标,就要不折不扣地去做。NIKE的slogan: Just Do It! 真是simple but elegant!

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The 5th monthly event of Project YoungPros was conducted last Sat and we again met our goals. Thanks to our guest speaker Stella and Ronnie, thanks to our MC Cindy, and thanks for our audience, especially those who came all the way from Guangzhou to Shenzhen.

Upon the completion of the event, i have also received good feedback to improve and for future development. So happy as they do really CARE. We will be working on that in terms of priority.

Cindy is doing great, these days improve a lot. So happy about that!

I also agree with Stella that using PPT could distract audience, will work on it in some right situations as well.

Happy to note that Ronnie likes the DREAM thing. Really proud of it.

And the very thing that i also want to mention, which inspired by my bro Michael : It doesn’t matter when you HAVE KNOWN it; You don’t own it until you apply it and make something happen.

Jeff Wang

What We Can Imagine, What We Can Achieve!

Well, we do learn something from the way we are making Project YoungPros (PYPs) happen. Yet here I also want to clarify that by writing this series, we are not claiming victory, but in the purpose of sharing with what we have learned along the way, and hopefully you will join our discussion, and benefit from it.

Ok, that’s enough, let’s get straightforward. The topics I am going to cover here will be mainly based on the frequently asked questions raised by our event attendees. So it could also happen to be “your question” as well.

Question: It seems that you guys are pretty busy, how could you afford the time/resources to Project YoungPros?

Yeah, firstly, we all have a lot of things to do, yet we might not be THAT BUSY as we think, if we are good at time/task management. Common best practices are like:

  1. Set priority. Work never ends, so, better set priority. Do more important things to less your work time; less your work time to do more important things.
  2. Say NO. It’s hard, but it is necessary when you are dealing with a lot of sudden work daily.
  3. Multi-tasking and leverage the power of technology. Use dual-monitor (like extension) if you need to deal with Outlook/Word/Excel all the times.

Second, indeed, Project YoungPros doesn’t happen in ONE day. So far we have successfully conducted four monthly events. However, we started laying our foundation since last year. We do it step by step, bit by bit. And along the way, persistence is very important.

Last but not least, a couple of our event attendees commented us as GREAT (伟大). Well, we need to thank you for your generous comment (e.g. Lin J), while actually, Project YoungPros is the very thing where our dream/interest lies in, we are just doing what we love. By the way we are contributing, we are also gaining. We do enjoy it very much, that’s what passion is all about. Specifically to me, it’s like a way of recreation to recharge myself from heavy work.

To sum up: time/resources could be a problem, but there is solution, and never an excuse not to make things happen.

So much for this, and I hope it sheds some light here.  Please feel free to leave us your comment and we will be more than happy to have conversations with you.

Jeff Wang

What We Can Imagine, What We Can Achieve!

Here comes Project YoungPros 4th sharing event:

Register ticket here, and learn how to leverage NLP techniques to build good relations.

Today, our mate, Olivia, in Team Project YoungPors, brought to us two pieces of good news:

1. We got a very well-designed, and green, business/name card for Team Project YoungPros. (Great thanks to Heidy)

2. Olivia’s friends, two American girls Heidy and Samantha, one Chinese girl Jane, were inspired by Project YoungPros’ Vision and Mission, and are very interested in joining us in the journey ahead.

In the last week, I was also inspired by Mozilla’s CEO. Mozilla is famous for Firefox, yet Firefox is just one part of Mozilla’s product. Mozilla is actually a non-for-profit project, they are building software, and building a community that build and distribute software.

Project YoungPros can be doing the similar thing. We organize event to empower people to empower themselves, and we build a community that organize event to empower people to empower themselves. This is a great vision, and could make a big difference.

The journey ahead is unpredictable, yet full of possibilities! We aim high, while we start from doing small things great and professionally. The upcoming event this Sunday is our second event, following the 1st one that focus on talking about career advancement. Really look forward to the second event and to discover a lot more fun in work/life balance.

For those of you who would like to join us, you can register here:

For me myself, I wish, and am working on to see the possibilities of Project YoungPros, and to work together with our team to seize the possibilities!

And Team Project YoungPros, I am so proud of you! Let’s make great things happen!

Jeff Wang

What We Can Imagine, What We Can Achieve!

青年部落 (Project YoungPros)第二次分享活动:

可在此登记:http://2ndpypsevent.eventbrite.com

Jeff Wang

What We Can Imagine, What We Can Achieve!

这是Project YoungPros第一次分享所用的PPT,供大家参考:

Jeff Wang

What We Can Imagine, What We Can Achieve!