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The DTPHD Podcast by David Tian, Ph.D.

Feb 1, 2018

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 fulfillment in their social, professional, and love lives. His presentations - whether keynotes, seminars, or workshops - leave clients with insights into their behavior, 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:

01:42 Why we should talk about principles

04:00 What’s that one characteristic that will sabotage your success in life

09:56 Why you should understand the principles of learning

13:09 The number one thing you need to appreciate in order to succeed in life

14:40 That one thing you must focus on if you want to transform your life

15:15 The difference between effectiveness and efficiency

16:30 How the product-market fit principle can heal your relationships

22:00 How character formation is the best way to experience joy in life

23:25 How the paradoxical notion of “trying not to try” is the only guaranteed way to find lasting happiness

25:02 How this one little habit helps you gain control of your thoughts

31:20 Why getting rid of your mask is the way to your true self

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