20 February 2013

Learning from Sinology Master Zhai HongSheng 2 The Dao of Business

The Dao of Business may be translated as the Principles of Business. Here is a selected collection of quotes from ZhaiHS that I group under this heading. Please remember that his teachings are the ideals from the Sinology and may not represent the actual practiced values of the present day Chinese businessmen in general. Nevertheless, it gives the foundation,  just like Christian Values were the foundation of Western industrial and modernization success. If Chinese corporations follow such values as the western corporations did, then we expect to see greater success and influence for the Chinese corporations.

The Outline of the Dao of Business - Principles of Business

1. Business is Humanity

2. Righteousness brings Profits - Use Profits to promote Righteousness

3. Marketing and Sales - Satisfying Needs and Wants of People in a Unique Way

This teaching parallel Biblical teaching of Matthew 6:33 Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these other things will be added to you!

4 Network of People - People is Power and Wealth

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Zhai Hong Sheng have a great wealth of speeches, writing, books and videos and many are available on the internet. Above is just a subset that I collected and organized to show the teaching of Sinology on Business and Management. Hope it is useful to you. Please share your comments.

Lim Liat (C) 20 Feb 2013

Learning from Sinology Master Zhai HongSheng 1 Success Formula

There are two very famous modern Sinology and Chinese Management Masters. One from PRC known as Zhai Hong Sheng 翟鸿燊 and one from Taiwan known as Zeng Shi Qiang 曾仕强。 This post is the first in a series from the saying and teaching of Zhai Hong Sheng.  For other posts related to Chinese Management, see Sinology & Chinese Management.

1. The Success Formula

 “成功之道 = 思考力 × 行动力 × 表达力”

Success = Thinking Ability x Execution Ability x Communication Ability

1. The Importance of Communication.
2. The multiplication sign. If any of the factors is 0, then success = 0.
3. So, any great plan without execution is 0 even if the plan is great.
Even if the plan and execution are great, lacking communication will bring the result to zero or worse. People may think that your great plan and execution are against them rather than for their good.
4. We may allow the above factor to take on negative value so that the result could be negative rather than positive such as in the case of bad communication cited in point 3.

2. Wealth is more than Money .... Living is Great Wealth. Joy is wealth too.


Actually, living itself is great wealth.
From self-happiness to being happy together with others.
Letting oneself be happy is a virtue.
Making others happy is the work of virtue.

Hence, be thankful daily when we wake up every morning... We are alive.

The Bible has a verse for this. Psalm 118:24 This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

Then, figure out how to increase the joy by making others happy too.

There is a very simple way to make people happy ... give them a smile, saying thank you, say sorry, etc. It is valuable but costs nothing. Rather, smiling makes you happy too.

(Note: The sayings of the masters are my translation from their original saying in the Chinese language and some errors may be committed due to my misunderstanding or the inaccurate translation. Appreciate your feedback to correct the errors if there be any).

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