Do something.

Finished a long distance phone call an hour ago with a friend. I can't help but thinking over the grievances he shared with me about his job. Admittedly, the employment market does not look favourable at present. With increasing pandemic cases, it will take a while before recovery sign surfaces. Unfortunately, Covid doesn't discriminate geographically … Continue reading Do something.

A slave to social media?

The explosion of social media has always been a hot discussion among professionals, in terms of opportunities and impacts it can potentially bring. No doubt, the current pandemic has encouraged even more social media usage as a mean of communicating with others from home. The word 'use' is not to be underestimated. In fact, communicating … Continue reading A slave to social media?

The mountain that divides us.

Summer came and gone by swiftly. Falling leaves reminded me of an attic where I used to hang out with one of my cousins. From one of the corners, we could easily hear any conversations that were going on downstairs. We were young, didn’t realise my memory was one of a kind. A huge corner-lot … Continue reading The mountain that divides us.

Keep writing.

Most would have known that exciting content write-up comes not only from reading and researching but also discovering experiences from both past and present. These learnings gathered made us reflect our thoughts and even expand imaginations towards the future. Alas, amidst pandemic, most of us had no choice but resorted to home-based activities, which can … Continue reading Keep writing.

Chasing a childhood dream.

An old fashioned hi-fi radio player sat in the hallway next to a pile of expired newspapers. Dad played it every weekday at 7 pm as soon as he returned from work in his beige uniform. It was the Mandarin news he was following. The stories read by the almost-perfect Chinese newscaster, I could barely … Continue reading Chasing a childhood dream.

Reigniting cultural values.

Three months prior to landing on a far-away foreign soil, I was talked into revisiting Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory, a framework for cross-cultural communication developed by Geert Hofstede. Being a pragmatic person, I've long cold-stored learning from University days. Not out of disrespecting theories founded by masterly professor, more because I failed in connecting theories … Continue reading Reigniting cultural values.

Perseverance in us.

Perseverance, it is in us. I wasn't a fan of basketball until the recent release of "The Last Dance" by Netflix. If you have not seen it, please make it your priority. As legendary Michael Jordan slam-dunked his way in style for Chicago Bulls since 1984, his high self-esteem rose alongside from game to game … Continue reading Perseverance in us.