Tag Archives: goal accomplishment

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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Is Virtual Community Real?

Virtual community such as online social networks is great for information sharing.  Empowered by internet and digital technology, virtual community is information superhighway that covers a wide spectrum of interests and audiences.  Speed, agility, and potential unlimited membership make virtual … 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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“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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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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Predictive Analytic, the Modern Crystal Ball?

Having data or collecting data is not valuable. Using data is.   ~ Dr. Ravi Kalakota Doesn’t matter if it is data -base, -warehouse, or -lake, size of the data matters only if the data can be used in a meaningful way.  … Continue reading

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Election Victory

Just finished a long day working at the polls (6 AM to 10 PM).  I am exhausted physically but high in spirit. The polls opened from 7 AM to 8 PM.  In addition, I was the designated driver to deliver … Continue reading

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On Finding Our Limits

Do you have limits?  Are there boundaries that you would not or could not cross?  Parents are notorious for telling their kids that the sky is the limit, that they can be whatever they set their mind to.  They mean … Continue reading

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How Was Your Day?

My son likes to ask that question when he comes home each day.  May be it’s habitual but my guess is that he is also curios about what I do in my retirement.  Am I sleeping in, having late brunch, … Continue reading

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