Category Archives: work

Prerequisite For “Value-added”

Every business wants to be value added. Be it in products, services, or both. But a prerequisite of being value added is to understand what the customers want. Not what the business wants. This is easier said than done. Market … 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 many … Continue reading

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Being Professional

It’s pouring down rain, and I hear the trash truck roaring by outside.  Two trash collectors soaked by the downpours are nevertheless gathering bags of trashes in the neighborhood.  In a few minutes they move on as the thunderstorm intensifies … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 5 – What Am I Good At?

1 mile warm up, 6 mile steady ( 8:40), 1 mile cool down, overcast, 73 degree I believe I am good at many things, but  . . . I can’t  to tell you any.  The act of such telling has always … Continue reading

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Continuing Education?

  Often time when we step out of school and get a job, we stop learning & start producing.  Sure we learn about the job as far as where is the coffee mess,  the conference room, and the dress code. … Continue reading

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How To Tell Your Life Story?

Whether you are a story teller or not, when it comes to the question of “tell me about yourself,” it is one story that you can’t miss.  Who else would be in a better position to talk about your own … Continue reading

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The Fine Print?

According to Forbes less than 1 in 1000 read the fine print online.  That is by clicking through screen after screen of legalese (30,000 words in some cases).  Normal procedure is to click “I Agree” and move on as it’s a … Continue reading

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Political Calculations

“Do we have the votes?” is a big part of the political culture.  After-all votes matter.  Because without the votes, bills, including the budget, don’t get passed.  And lots of people get impacted. Democracy dictates the courses of persuasion & … Continue reading

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Tracking Trump – First 50 Days

In this Big Data world, metrics galore seems to be the norm.  But when it comes to how the new President of the United States is doing, the metrics are better focused. In his first 50 days in the White House, … Continue reading

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Experiences Count

If you were to undergo a surgery, would you want an experienced surgeon?  I would think the answer is yes.  Nothing against new people.  After all everyone starts out new. But when the stake is high, experiences count. Why?  The short … Continue reading

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