Professionals & Executives Blog Archive
I think most of us have heard of Amy Chua in the last couple of weeks, made into a phenomenon because of her book on being a Tiger mother and purporting a superior child raising approach that is attributed to an ethnic identify. I must say that I have felt sucked
As a child of Chinese immigrants, I know (as do others like me know), that we have been taught to repay our parents' sacrifices with our filial piety, respect and societal success. I would say my father and mother would place "living our life purpose" at the top of the list
You can sell effectively to the extent you really understand the wants and needs of a sought-after employer, as if it were a "potential life partner". It's like the early stage of a romance. Think about how much research you do on a person (talking to others, reading that person,
As I've gathered with my friends, I have come to a place of impatience. Impatience with how so many of us, myself included, have been waiting to live as full a life as possible. It may be the condition of humans. But I do find this affliction more prevalent
The "big day" is tomorrow, hyped and hyped for months. Apparently $3billion (!) will have been spent in advertising alone, breaking the record for mid-term elections. As hard as it is for me to stay on the sidelines, I've been trying my best to "watch" this experience. How I
One of the discussion points that I found particularly riveting was the question of how do we know when we've hit the boundaries of what is "comfortable and acceptable" for me?
In America, if you want a successful career, you must be willing to recognize your uniqueness and your capability. You must proudly let the world know. Be open to respecting and celebrating all your wonderful accomplishment.
It is understandable that we find comfort in the familiar. The route we take to work everyday, our daily routines, the people we hang out with, our certainty that we are right on any given topic. Familiarity allows us to master our surroundings so we can feel safe, confident and