Category Archives: awareness

Slow Down!

  Not too often we hear words like “release, slowdown, or patience,” in our busy work environment.  Certainly not here in Washington, DC.  Unless you chanced to be in a yoga or meditation retreat, those are special circumstances. Or are … Continue reading

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Finesse Of Life

In my younger days, speed was my guide.  Get there fast, finish quick, so I can enjoy  the outcome.  There was so much to see and do but so little time.  Needless to say that I was impatient and did … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 Apr 2018

In a democracy freedom of speech is a right. But “tell it like it really is” often results in complicating and obscuring the truth. Especially when the motive is strategic. Personal branding and fake news are two examples come to … Continue reading

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Personal Branding

  Personal branding is not for me.  Definitely not.  Why do I say that? you ask. For one, I refuse to be branded.  As long as I am alive, I am free to reinvent myself.  Some would argue otherwise.  After all, … Continue reading

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What’s To Worry?

It is 12 April.  And if you live in the United States and haven’t filed your taxes, you have something to worry.  Because time is running out with the Internal Revenue Service filing deadline of 17 April 2018, only five … Continue reading

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In Real Life

Things are different in real life. Way more complicated than what meet the eyes. Never easy opening, nor happy ending. Everything in between is mystery wide as the Grand Canyon. Nobody told you?  Had to find out on your own? … Continue reading

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Better Tools, Better Work

Nowadays tools are getting more sophisticated.  Smart machines are not only replacing low skill, routine jobs (e.g. cashier, teller, typist), they are pushing into the mid- to higher end of the service sectors like information exchange and financial transaction. Growth … Continue reading

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Tell It Like It Really Is?

Tell it like it really is.  Sounds simple and straight forward, right? Not so, not here in Washington DC.  The response one will get most likely is a chuckle, a grunt, or “Say what?  Are you crazy? Nobody does that.”  … Continue reading

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Week In Review 8 Apr 2018

Yes it is April in Washington DC, and we are still getting snow flurries on occasions. Go figures. Isn’t it supposed to be Spring already? Good thing that I am not cherry blossom nor putting all my hopes on the … Continue reading

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Knowledge Made Useful

Knowledge is cheap.  Or more precisely, access to knowledge is cheap.  Anyone with a smartphone and connection to the internet has abundant information at their finger tips. In matter of seconds, one can find any topics of interest. Dare I … Continue reading

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