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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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Quality! What Quality?

If you have been around like me, chances are you heard of “Quality is Job One”  – a marketing slogan that the Ford Motor Company employed for 17 year (until 1988).  Certainly nobody would argue against quality.  The question is at … 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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The Plot Thickens . . .

James Comey, the FBI Director, announced on Monday the Bureau’s investigation into “any links between any individuals associated with Trump campaign and the Russian government and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia’s efforts.” Comey as you … 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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Action Speaks Louder Than Words

Wondering about your purpose in life?  Where will you be in 5 years?  These kinds of questions used to put me on pins and needles when asked.  Because I didn’t have an answer.  And I did not want to appear … Continue reading

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Personal Branding?

  Ever since Tom Peters introduced the term in 1997, personal branding has become so pervasive in our everyday life.  Whether online or in-person, one seems can’t be without a personal brand. Be it in the forms of a resume, … Continue reading

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Make An Offer

  Make an offer, my friend suggests.  What? If it’s that obvious, how come I can’t see it?  I blur out a confession, not a denial. You see, I am an introvert. Mulling over details, weighing various alternatives, even constructing … Continue reading

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