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The DTPHD Podcast by David Tian, Ph.D.

Jun 11, 2019

Join David Tian on the “DTPHD Podcast” as we explore deep questions of meaning, success, truth, love, and the good life.

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For over a decade, David Tian, Ph.D., has helped hundreds of thousands of people from over 87 countries find happiness, success, and fulfilment in their social, professional, and love lives. His presentations - whether keynotes, seminars, or workshops - leave clients with insights into their behaviour, psychology, and keys to their empowerment. His training methodologies are the result of over a decade of coaching and education of thousands of students around the world. Join him on the “DTPHD Podcast” as he explores deep questions of meaning, success, truth, love, and the good life. Subscribe now.

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HENRY CHONG is our special guest speaker on this episode. Henry is Director of Fusang Capital, a fund management company that manages the assets of multi-family offices. He is also a Director at the Portcullis Group, Asia’s biggest independent group of trust companies, providing comprehensive wealth administration to high-net-worth individuals, providing a one-stop shop for corporate, trustee, and fund administration services to individuals, family offices, philanthropies, private banks, and investment managers. Henry is a graduate of Oxford University with a B.A. (Hons) in Philosophy Politics & Economics and is a founder of the Oxford Economics Society. He also holds a M.Sc. in Behavioral Science from the London School of Economics and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSC). He will be sharing with us from his deep insights in behavioral economics, finance, health, and psychology.

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Show Notes:

6:56 How to trick your brain into doing things

10:10 How succeeding in your fitness goals can teach you a lot about life

15:31 The underlying reasons we avoid doing what we know we should

18:20 How to get started on starting!

22:00 How to apply these principles in dating

27:20 Why we are afraid of failing

30:43 How to overcome failures

34:33 How to make your tasks more manageable

38:40 The best way to approach complex tasks

42:45 Why you should be more decisive

47:00 The type of people who get a lot of things done in a short amount of time

52:01 Should you aim higher? Should you say yes to more responsibilities? The right response may surprise you

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