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  • Marvelous Minimalism

    I find Daniel and we take our picture: the two-man minimalist team. I may have been physically alone for most of the race’s 250km, but really that was quality time spent getting to know my true self. It was many miles and moments of connecting with the spirit of barefoot running, which courses through a few crazy runners in the world, and which I now know has always lived inside of me as well.


  • The Childhood Dream

    To this day, Dr Soo Kim Lan’s passage across the 1910s, persist in bringing to the fore, the message that anyone can triumph over personal challenges, apparent failures and discouragement, through personal choice and courage. 

    We can always choose to see that challenges are not meant to destroy or deprive us in any way, but to spur and strengthen us to achieve ever greater feats for the greater good of everyone in our lives.

  • Art Shaped Me

    A profession that was alien during the mid-’80s. Nevertheless, I trusted my mentor who had my interest at heart as I was his most loyal student. My dream had always been to be like my master, to become an My Life Journey: The Rugged Walk 20 artist. I asked, “Why be an interior designer and not an artist?” And I remembered his words until today, “to become an artist, you need to be famous and that’s the only way you can survive”. It took me a long while to understand the reason behind it.

  • 热带丛林欢迎你

    在这紧要关头,我必须时刻提醒自己,我的每一个动作,都将拉近我和河流对岸的距离,就我眼界能及的距离,那对岸起码还在 200米开外,无论我怎么努力逆流向前移动,感觉上那大河彼岸 仍然是同样的遥远,似乎有某种超自然的海市蜃楼在吊着我的胃 口一样,这么近却又那么遥远。 我右手抓紧着绳索,左手抓着背包,万一不小心松了手,湍急的水流就会将装满粮食装备的背包冲走,而我也不知将会被冲往下游的什么地方。水流的压力压迫着我疼痛的左肩,要我一直这样紧抓着绳索和背包还真不简单。

  • Growing up in turbulent times

    Li is definitely not nouveau riche. One of the reasons he is respected and loved by the people, especially the Chinese, is his inspirational self-made success despite the turbulent times he was born in, and his humility and generosity despite his massive wealth.

  • Alibaba, 1001 Mistakes

    After rejecting and also being rejected by 38 capitalists and investors, Alibaba finally raised USD5 million from Goldman Sachs in August 1999, followed by USD20 million from Softbank Corporation in the first quarter of 2000. With these funds, Alibaba became the world’s largest online trading market ever in no time.

  • Failures? Never give up.

    Have you ever noticed that you remember that difficult days more than the ordinary or good ones? Do you remember tough challenges or hard-won triumphs? Are you amazed by people who overcome all odds and countless failures and succeed?

  • 为富有德是成功之道