Tag Archives: people

What are you thankful for at work?

In summer 2017, I felt restless and a sense of learning and trying to do other things as my work. This is not to say that my current work has not been fulfilling, in fact it has allowed me to achieved some of my dreams since years and decades ago. In ubiquitous up-or-go systems, including […]

How to win talents to work with and for us?

As of the end of spring 2017, although I succeeded to obtain an almost-independent career pursuit, I still need to overcome the challenges of winning talents to work with and for us. *** Define (as a part of the DEAL strategy of Tim Ferris) and re-define. High potential / high talent != high value. Someone […]

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 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, […]

How to transform our enemies?

On 20161121, I brought the most vulnerable members of society, a newborn and an eldery man over 65 years old, to demand [1]  my rightful money from a dominating company. An Executive Director met with us, hopefully face-to-face meeting (见面三分情) would be effective for us to regain our legitimate fund. On 20161123, I requested a […]

How to share without offending?

On 20161121, Little Princess’ maternal grandmother (LPMG) told me a reason why she only sent 1-2 photos of Little Princess to her great grandmother (who does not know how to use apps) via LPMG sister-in-law (F). F’s son once mentioned that I sent him too many [1] travel photos, hence LPMG concluded that they do […]

How to be diplomatic?

To live harmoniously with other people (including our parents or lover), we need to be tactful and diplomatic. To be diplomatic, Do not criticize, do not complain, do not argue! Practice turning complaints into gratitude [4]. Steps in communication matter [1]. Refer to the checklist for writing effective and diplomatic emails. Put ourselves in other […]