Learning From Failure

Failure, why are most of us so afraid of it? We are afraid of it because we don’t want to feel embarrassed; we are afraid of it because we are brainwashed into thinking that whoever fails in life is a lazy loser; and we are afraid of it because we have yet to fully realizeContinue reading “Learning From Failure”

Refashion Excellence

Last Wednesday, I listened to a guest speaker, who talked passionately about being the best we could ever be in life. She considered our best self as an embodiment of our own definition of excellence. In the Q&A part of her presentation, I posed a such question, ” you emphasized repeatedly the importance of beingContinue reading “Refashion Excellence”

Confucius On Career Choice

Many people are fans of Confucius’ teachings. One of his famous lines is “find a job that you like and you will never have to work a day in your life.” What is unknown to most is the line that comes after, which is “the one who moves mountain begins with one stone.” I resonateContinue reading “Confucius On Career Choice”

Commencement Speeches

One of my favorite things to do in my spare time is to listen to commencement speeches. I value words of wisdom and concrete examples of life lessons. Commencement speeches, almost, always, deliver what I value, in abundance. As I have discovered in recent years that I learn new things the fastest and remember themContinue reading “Commencement Speeches”