How to Teach Kids to be Street Smart…

HOW TO TEACH KIDS TO BE STREET SMART, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE, DECISION MAKING, SOCIALIZATION, ETC. No, it’s not too late to teach children to be the above, regardless of age. However, my belief is that the above mentioned qualities stem more from time and attention of the parents, than the school itself. I will send my […]

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HR OPINION: Is this considered a toxic environment? Would you leavre?

QUESTION What do you think of a company wherein the owner calls his employees stupid, idiot and useless? Is it acceptable in any situation? Side story: I have been accepted in a young company. Althou they have the machineries and the properties already and they are expanding their projects. Most of the employees are new. […]

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The Crime of Omission

What does the word, “Omission” mean? o·mis·sion əˈmiSH(ə)n,ōˈmiSH(ə)n/ 1. Someone or something that has been left out or excluded. “there are glaring omissions in the report” 2. The action of excluding or leaving out someone or something. “the omission of recent publications from his bibliography” 3. A failure to do something, especially something that one has a […]

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The economy is tanking…

If you haven’t heard the news, would just like to update you that the general global economy is tanking. Greece can’t seem to pay off its debts because nobody there pays off their taxes (hence, the big deficit) and the Eurozone is in a sh*thole. The United States meanwhile is experiencing a slowdown because people […]

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Why I believe violence in media is okay for kids

Today, we were asked to defend the position, “The company should produce a very violent ad in a children’s toy (specifically an army helicopter) if ordered by a very important client even though the owner of the business believes that such move is unethically correct.” We prepared to the best of our abilities and I think we […]

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The Man on the Street is to be Admired

Right below my building is a wet market. Everyday going to work, I always pass through it without thought. I was already used to the people and the smell so nothing really fazed me. Today however, when I was on my way home, I saw a lone man sitting right by his stall. It was […]

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Is it really all about the money?

Last night, I read something interesting off the Net. Is it really all about the money? He wonders that men do not really choose women based on how much they make. Whereas for women, a man’s earning power is a huge factor on whether they would like to date someone or not. The article is […]

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Dating unavailable men?

Have you ever been with an unvailable man? Maybe you have but just don’t know it. I’ve come back from a brief weekend stint in Taipei finding out that my friends have a knack of picking men that are somehow unavailable. Weird no? My sister-cum-best-friend has started going out with a 52-year old divorced man who […]

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Which bird are you?

As part of his workshop, Trader took a psychology test. He shared that people’s personalities are like birds, or at least, according to the person conducting the workshop. They were: The dove The eagle The owl, and The peacock You can even take the test here to see which one are you, and a brief description […]

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My wedding march

Yes, it may seem as if I’m getting a teeny bit lazier, but then again, I just can’t help but rave about this really nice video I saw online. The video clip was entitled “Let yourself feel” from Esteban Diácono and can be found from this site. The song is called Ljósið (try to pronounce […]

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Born to Submit?

My boyfriend is asking me to listen to him first, do as he says and ask questions later. “Sometimes, it’s inappropriate to answer you at that time,” he explained. My gosh, he’s not my husband or my dad and now acts as if he is. And if this is how it is in our first […]

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In a relationship with…

I’ve just updated my Facebook Profile to say “In a relationship with Trader” last week. Inevitably, congratulations poured in from those who knew us back in college, to good friends in Hong Kong who were happy to see that the cat was finally out of the bag. This is the first time that I’ve already […]

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