Category Archives: Passive Influence

The Kindness Epidemic

ka edong/ June 23, 2014/ Edong's Dreams, Passive Influence/ 0 comments

As I write, one of my casual status messages is spreading through facebook like an epidemic. And I love it! :D When I rode a cab yesterday, I had such a wonderful experience. I thought I’d share it as part of my #KindnessEpidemic album on facebook. Around 30 hours after uploading 2 photos, the story has been shared more than 3,000 times. Not

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Easter Rebirth: New Name, New Meaning

ka edong/ April 7, 2012/ Books, Passive Influence, pinoy/ 0 comments

Rezza and I were the Valle Verde country club this morning for Day 2 of our Easter Retreat dubbed “Total – Secrets of big returns“. This is a retreat by the Light of Jesus led by Bo Sanchez. The retreat covered the topics: “Give Total”, “Give Time”, “Give Talents” and “Give Tythes”. Today, BGC Feast builder George Gabriel was sharing

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How to make problems disappear

ka edong/ January 30, 2012/ Passive Influence, Reflections/ 0 comments

How to make flies problems disappear I was meditating this morning at Salcedo Park when a woman approached me and asked: “Can you give me money?” Hahaha! I told her to go away!!! (kidding!) After my meditation, the woman – Tweet Sering – came back from her walk and we chatted. I know she was bothered by the flies hovering

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Let your beingness shine through

ka edong/ October 19, 2011/ Passive Influence/ 1 comments

Tonight, I was at a PSI Coffee. It’s an activity that we conduct to orient guests, family and friends about what we experienced in the PSI Leadership and Success Seminar. One part of the coffee is self-introductions. Our format for self-introductions is … say your name what company/school/group we’re connected with what we do (position, work etc.) our hobbies and

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A better version of WIIFM, anyone?

ka edong/ August 10, 2011/ PasikBlogan, Passive Influence/ 0 comments

PasikBlogan Challenge #7: So many questions? Have you ever written a blog of questions? Game? All sentences must end with a question mark … ? WIIFM? WIIFrM? Have you heard of the term “WIIFM”? Do you know it stands for “What’s In It For Me”? Have you observed that it’s often used when the “Buyer” is considering whether or not

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The power of your name

ka edong/ April 10, 2011/ Passive Influence, Reflections/ 0 comments

What names do you use? Be watchful of your thoughts and your feelings about your name(s). The name can empower you or can hurt you. I know of people named Madz, Germs, Yacky, Wreck. Imagine what kind of thoughts and feelings one would have with these names. Some of them have changed names to more empowering ones. * * *

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Passive Influence: Leadership by BEing

ka edong/ November 12, 2010/ Passive Influence/ 7 comments

“As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” – Marianne Williamson, “A Return to Love” (Quoted by Nelson Mandela in his 1994 Inaugural Speech) Introduction I created a term that captures a concept that I’ve been fascinated about

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