Tag Archives: Germany

How to deal with backstabbers?

“Most people want to see you do better, but not doing better than them.” – London Mond Therefore, it’s important to learn from and work with from people who are better than us. On 20180429, I spoke to an uncooperative colleague P, who did not know that he was back stabbed by M. Ironically, P […]

Which universities would you like to visit?

I always love visiting universities, they represent the sites where generations of students and learners have concentrated their minds and energy to learn and conceive new ideas, methodologies and innovations. Such places are simply magical! Which universities have you visited? I count and list these magical ivory towers, where I have admired, dreamed of becoming […]

How to help others without harming ourselves?

In the morning of 20180204, I learned from a colleague, who is a certified first aider, if we try to give a CPR to someone at workplace and s/he unfortunately passes away, we will be criminally liable. A rule to remember here: do not touch anyone (especially your clients) who is not your family member  […]

What can we learn about visual intelligence from Amy Herman?

In summer 2017, in an unplanned manner, I encountered the work entitled Visual Intelligence by Amy E. Herman. It has been an entertaining and educating read accompanying my solitary meal experience. Everyone, from parents to physicians, needs to hone their observation skills, to be a better observer. There seems to be a correlation for those […]

What are simple ways to nurture creativity?

Creativity is a matter that has fascinated me, since I started my graduate study. Even in today’s 24/7, always-on world, we can blend work and rest together in ways that make us smarter, more creative, and happier. Surround ourselves with the creative and seek out creative environment/places [1]. Imagine ourselves as a tourist in our […]

What are the essentials to instill in our children?

Towards the end of summer 2017, we received a flyer of a pre-school advertising its approach of engaging children in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, abbreviated as STEAM; it seemed that STEAM is the new trend, previously it was STEM. Although they missed the s for the mathematics in their flyer, I was impressed […]

What have I learned about myself in summer 2017?

I felt that I could do better in terms of productivity and creativity in the beginning of summer 2017. As of 20170606, I still have the remaining of summer 2017. It’s no use crying over spilled milk (复水难收), but I could focus on the upcoming days and weeks. Nevertheless, the past period of doing nothing […]