Category Archives: value

Benchmarking

  It is late Friday night, many are celebrating the weekend, but not me.  I am here alone thinking about my Parkrun 5 K race tomorrow. Since my last marathon in November I have been “off-season.”  Tomorrow’s 5 K will … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Spring Is In The Air

Went out for a 5 mile jog this afternoon.  Temperature was in the low 50’s.  But the breeze sent a quiver down my back as I stepped outside.  Despite the sunny appearance, the temperature felt chilly and more like in … Continue reading

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My Favorite Boost – YOGA

Around five-ish in the afternoon when my energy starts to tank, I look for a pick-me-up’er to stop my dragging around like a snail.  A boost to tide me over until dinner if you will.  And generally my options are … Continue reading

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On Human Answer

The Nature’s answer is logical like the water cycle explainable by physics.  It makes our world ticks. And by extension, our human life and history possible. Our Human answer, on the other hand, is emotional.  Often justified with logic that is … Continue reading

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Overcoming A Ho-hum Day

A cloudy, showery day.  Kinda reminded me of Seattle.  Peeking out the window, couldn’t see the drizzles but the street was wet.  I waited until noon for the temperature to warm up a bit and the weather pattern to break.  … Continue reading

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