Category Archives: social life

My values (updated)

As I start settling into my career and life a bit after college, some values and perspectives popped up I’d like to solve simple problems that are manageable to solve within my control while maintaining my work life balance, based on what … Continue reading

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Turning 22

I’ll be turning twenty-two in about a few hours. Some thoughts that popped up now that I’m older. Relationships, and people that you hang out with are connect with well are much more important than career building. Your career will … Continue reading

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To our youth

Thought about this song from the hit Mainland Chinese movie, To Our Youth (致我们终将逝去的青春) when I was spending time with friends. Life is quite short. At the same time, being young is quite an empowering feeling before responsibilities come.

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Transition from college to real world.

Now that I’m finally in the real world, here are some things I’ve learned and still practicing in the real world: Have a thick skin. Embrace uncomfortable situations, and get used to them. Lots and lots of deadlines are normal. Know how … Continue reading

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Facebook vs other forms of social media

I’m still an active user of social media: I use YouTube, Quora, LinkedIn, as well as this blog; using these avenues allows me to explore and produce key content that is both meaningful and has a great level of depth. … Continue reading

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Having a strong sense of trust among your peers is more important than how well you do

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been milling over organizational behavior, professional development and it surprised me is that it matters more that you are able to establish trust among your peers/co-workers rather than how well you do. Let’s break … Continue reading

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On Taking Initiative in Socializing

Note: I’ve attempted to make 粥 (jook) before when I was sick during finals week! Video of the day: Learning how to make jook (rice porridge, congee), chicken with wantanmien. Great source of inspiration for those who want to learn how … Continue reading

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