Category Archives: Goals

What’s The Question?

Almost five months have gone by since I learned that I missed the 2019 Boston Marathon Cut-off by 1 second.  Enough time has passed for my  bruised feeling to heal.  Even though as I said before, try harder next time, … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking, Part 2

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.  ~Viktor Frankl Critical thinking means staying objective and thinking critically, … Continue reading

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Lost In The Shuffle

Amidst the polar vortex’s visit, most people would stay in and not risk getting freeze to death (21 such fatalities already and counting).  But in this brutal cold, there is a heart warming story about a woman in Chicago booked hotel … Continue reading

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Begin With The End In Mind

Bottom-line upfront: What is you intention?  What do you envision will happen? Knowing the destination is a preference almost second nature to me.  It is like a target which allows me to plan and allocate my resources.  I organize everything … Continue reading

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Of Hopes And Lies

The optimistic proverb of Alexander Pope, “hope springs eternal,” is rooted in facts, according to Deborah Mills-Scofield, not fantasy.  Otherwise, it’s no different from dreaming!  A critical distinction worthy of repeating is that hope “rooted in facts.” American voters were … Continue reading

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Our Struggles

What is your struggle?  In honor of the Martin Luther King, I ask the question.  Clearly for Dr. King, it was, among other things, the civil rights.  For which he paid the ultimate price.  What is it for you? Not … Continue reading

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“Seeking Challenge”

  Common in resumes is the phrase “seeking greater or increasing challenges” – the reason to move or advance one’s career.  While no doubt in the job seeker’s intention, the phrase is often misused for the career move.  Why? How … Continue reading

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Curiosity

“How does it work? Why is it so? When will it happen? Where to find more?” and other questions are asked by people who are curious.  And these questions are wonderful because they represent curiosity which is the basis for … Continue reading

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Reblog: Negotiate Nicely?

  Often in negotiations the feelings is opposition. The more you get the less I will end up. In other words, a zero sum or win-lose proposition.  But negotiation does not have to be combative nor opposing according to this … Continue reading

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Life Story

Our life story is work in progress. For instance, my story contains “chapters” that represent milestones of my life.  And my roles as a son, student, husband, father, and etc. depict the different characters woven into my story.  They provide … Continue reading

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