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April 25, 2021 41 min

Do you want to make a difference in the world?

In this episode, I share my conversation with Richard Lui. He explains how living selflessly can change your own life for the better too!

Ordinary heroes can make small, practical choices and stop this selfish pandemic. Here are some tips on how and why living selflessly can bring joy despite the difficulty.  Living selflessly is not easy, but it can be rewarding. It’s about giving up what we think we deserve and instead focusing on what others need. We all have something to offer that could bring joy into someone else’s life.

Living selflessly will help you find happiness in difficult times because it's not about what you get out of it but what you give to others that counts. You'll be surprised at how much more fulfilling your life becomes when you start giving back without expecting anything in return. So go ahead, do something nice for someone today!

Timestamps:
[00:00] Pre-Intro dialogue between Richard and Hanh
[03:10] Introduction to Richard Lui
[04:02] Tell us a little bit about how you became a caregiver and how that experience changed the trajectory of your career in life?
[06:35] How did you decide to walk away from a dream job to help care for your father with Alzheimer's?
[10:32] You mentioned a little bit about the COVID impact. Now, what other effect has COVID had on your relationship with your parents?
[13:26] You've written a book called "Enough About Me". Now you detail, what you call is a selfishness pandemic. Can you explain what that means?
[17:20] Your book talks about selflessness, as being like a muscle that needs to be trained? What do you mean by that? And how can we train ourselves to be more selfless people?
[21:31] Growing up who, in your life was the model for selflessness?
[28:33] What could someone who grew up in a very selfish environment do to change their attitudes?
[35:06] What you describe is how selflessness and gratefulness are intertwined. Is that right?
[37:50] How is this that you find rewarding to take your journey and helping others?
[40:11] Where can the listeners find your book?
[40:48] Do you have anything else that you would like to share?
[40:59] Wrap-up

Bio:
Richard Lui
Veteran journalist Richard Lui has more than 30 years in television, film, technology, and business. Currently, at MSNBC and previously with CNN Worldwide, he is the first Asian American man to anchor a daily national cable news program, and a team Emmy and Peabody winner. In addition to journalism, Richard’s 15-year business career involves a fintech patent and launching six tech brands over three business cycles. He has lived, worked, and volunteered on every continent. Richard is a Celebrity Champion for the Alzheimer’s Association, Caregiving Champion for AARP, and Caregiving Ambassador for BrightFocus Foundation. His first book, "Enough About Me": The Unexpected Power of Selflessness, releases in March 2021.

You can find Richard on these social media platforms:
Skype: richklui
Website: https://richardlui.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rlui/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/richardlui/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RichardLui

You can find Richard's book "Enought About Me" on Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/Enough-About-Me-Unexpected-Selflessness/dp/0310362393/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=enough+about+me&qid=1619373284&sr=8-1

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