I embark on a new journey — a journey of gratification through giving.
Thank you, Santa Clara
I have neglected this blog for way too long but as a new chapter unfolds in my life, I hope to do a better job with my writing routine. For now, it’s time to say thank you.
Create your own LinkedIn buzzwords
Are you selling your brand online in a way that will catch recruiters’ attention? Is your LinkedIn profile run-of-the-mill? Is anyone even noticing?
Re-writing my life story
What gives you utmost peace … what can you immerse yourself in day in an day out and derive so much pleasure from it that you become oblivious to everything else? I think I have found my answer. Have you?
Tired of the 9 to 5
This post is not a veiled resignation letter, but it certainly is a plea for help, for advice, for guidance, for validation and for a reasonable, rational kind of support.
Manage your manager
Managing your manager takes a lot of time and energy, some manipulation, and a Zen approach. Here are some tips based on my personal experience. I’d love to hear yours.
9 steps: work less and do more
Stever Robin’s book, Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More, is scheduled to be released September 14 but it’s already been downloaded seven million times on iTunes (with an average 80,000 downloads per week). What makes his book such a popular read? It’s simple, resonates with everyone — from musicians and businessmen to…
Wikipedia says that “project management is the discipline of planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.” Haven’t you been doing all of the above since you were in school? Even the simple task of completing one’s homework would fall under this definition. Homemakers do it…
Never give up
This post is dedicated to the fabulous, hard-working interns in my office. Just a reminder that the journey to your destination doesn’t always mimic a direct flight; it’s more like a bumpy bus ride with many transfers. ———- My love affair with words started with solving the “Word Power” section of Reader’s Digest. I remember…
Interview tips: an interviewer’s perspective
You know how you’re always told what to do and, more important, not do at a job interview? Do dress professionally Do arrive 10-15 minutes before the scheduled interview time Do shake hands with a firm grip Do maintain eye contact Do bring extra copies of your resume Do answer to the point Don’t wear…