Tag Archives: communicate

Why are we constantly seeking a better life?

When Little Princess turned 10 months old, I decided to bring her on a bus ride to a shopping complex N to get my favorite chocolate cake for a celebration. The celebratory cake was considered cheap yet the taste was above average. I also wanted to print photos at 25 cents/4R but the shop was […]

What is your gratitude list for summer 2017?

For summer 2017, I am thankful for the followings: Little Prince and Little Princess. Both of them are growing happily and healthily into unique individuals. At the eve of her 9 months-old birthday, Little Princess gave me a wide smile that revealed her left dimple (just like her big brother). Little Prince has more dreams […]

Why must we be specific?

In Become a Better You, Israelmore Ayivor reminded us that we will achieve nothing if we pursue everything. Be specific and stay focused. Below are benefits of being specific, from our and others’ experience. *** Being specific can prevent misunderstanding. *** Being specific can help us to live frugally, save money, and prevent us from […]

What are our plans for summer 2017?

“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” ― Yoko Ono Daily Goals: eat well + sleep enough (the basic needs that I did not enjoy sufficiently in Spring 2017 according to my beloved mother) […]

How to deal with nosy people?

On 20161127, I was reluctant to arrange for a lunch together with a friendly, generous, yet nosy friend: A. However, since she has been very keen to meet Little Princess and she would be upset if I delay further, I gave in and arranged a meet-up with her. A is most likely to be an […]

How to stay positive amidst negativity?

Be positive is one of the most important lessons that I learned from my mother, a strong woman disguised as a calm and gentle lady. *** Use more positive words While Honey Panda’s mother is a kind woman who loves to help others, she has the habit of complaining (including the shortcomings of others) and […]

How to lead and change people without giving offense or arousing resentment?

On 2016xxxx, I met with my first subordinate whose hiring was greatly contributed by me. While she was not our first choice due to the better technical competence of the other candidates, but fortune favored her. To effectively lead people, we must influence them positively: Begin with praise and honest appreciation. Indirectly show people’s mistakes, […]