The below are extracts/reflections to an article from 15 August 2012.
His Key Performance Indicators
- ‘My standard, sleep before 10pm at least 4 days a week.’ [I recall a Chinese/Mandarin Channel 8 programme where this medical professional proposed for the celebrity audience to sleep at 930pm. This was met with laughter…]
- ‘My standard, you should cook at least 4 days a week.’
He ends with: ‘Life is precious, don’t sell it’; implicitly to generally limit work to 8 hours a day. This involves nevertheless a radical change in priorities, and become like Chinese philosophers Lao Zi (老子) and Zhuang Zi (莊子)?
Lu Xun (鲁迅), the famed modern Chinese author, said of Laozi’s main work Daodejing (道德经): “不读《道德经》一书，不知中国文化，不知人生真谛。” [From SINA blog dated 28 Feb 2016]