Tag Archives: adapt

How to teach efficiently?

Teaching is one of the best ways of learning, hence I greatly appreciate opportunities to teach, tutor and share my knowledge, which are learned from others. Teaching multiple courses simultaneously allow us to practice interleaving and spaced repetition, they are learning techniques that allow us to develop neural chunks [1] To teach effectively: make a […]

How to be kind?

One of my prayers for both Little Prince and Little Princess is that they grow into kind people. Kindness, rooted in love (agape kind of love), is the quality of being friendly, generous, considerate and compassionate. “Kindness is ‘Pure Love’ expressed / experienced / realized ~ ‘Human Kindness’ defines the fate of Humankind.” ~ Jaime […]

What would you choose if you can only have either wealth or wisdom?

After an unproductive morning trying to identify an obstetrician whom I can have confidence in for safe delivery – a VBAC if possible [1], I learned about the lifestyle and perspectives of the second generation of the top 1% [2] wealthy from China via Al Jazeera, while enjoying my lunch [3] of black chicken soup […]

How to deal with critical, demanding, unreasonable customers?

Honey Panda noticed that I appeared sad and disappointed about a comment from an unreasonable customer whom I had spent time and energy to help, especially when I was not well in Spring 2016. Honey Panda shared his view that based on the comment, she has condemned me, with no respect. People judge others, so […]

Can a woman have both family and career?

It seems we are expecting a baby girl, even if the early ultrasound-based prediction is wrong, my reflection herein can be useful for our future daugther-in-law and granddaughters. The thought of having a baby girl drives me to think of potential role models. Growing up, I looked up to people, to my talented seniors in […]

Why must we celebrate?

In the beginning of 2016, I attended a graduation ceremony that reminded me on past graduations: the first graduation that I attended in the grandeur auditorium of my undergraduate alma mater. It’s the graduation of my best (senior) friend, she completed a 4-year engineering program in 3.5 years. Every graduate received two guest tickets and […]

How to determine one’s BMTI personality type?

Since we love and cherish our people (self, family, friends, colleagues, clients, mentors, mentees, tribe), we strive to understand them, and adapt our communication to suit their personality. We want to be polite to them, simply because we treasure everyone who crosses our life path. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (BMTI) describes four pairs of opposite […]