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How to Improve Communication Skills When English is My Second Language

I have been asked this question often in the last few years – How do I improve my communication skills when English is my second language.  It’s time for me to share some tips that hopefully will help you all.   I look forward to your comments and  questions.  Here is the most recent question on…  ...  read more

How to Be Grateful – Remember Your Current Situation is Someone’s Dream

My friend shared this quote with me over lunch today.  I love its simplicity.  “Your current situation is someone’s dream!”  What a great reminder to be grateful. I don’t know about you.  I think it’s almost a national pass time to focus on looking up and comparing ourselves to someone who has a bigger house, …  ...  read more

Great Way to Start 2018 – Summary of Insider Tips for Every Career Situation

Whatever your career situation is today, I can help you “Stack the deck” in your favor.  Job search and work are never fair.   It will favor those who know how to play the game.  I am here to help you with insider tips on how to play the game to your advantage in any career…

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Train My Mind – A Critical Soft Skill and My Focus for 2018

Have you made any New Year resolutions yet?  “Eat Healthier” and “Get More Exercise” are 2018’s top 2 New Year resolutions.  It’s interesting how training our body with better nutrition or exercise always seem to garner the most focus.  This year, I have a better one to propose to you – train your mind. Let me…  ...  read more

Are You on the Right Career Path? Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

I just found out a close friend has cancer.  I was shocked by the news.  Although her cancer is highly treatable, it was a complete surprise.  She will need to go through 6 months of chemo and hell to recover.  I share this with you to help you step back from the daily grind and see…

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How to Become an Extraordinary Leader – 3 Unexpected Lessons

When I was nominated for a leadership training at work, I was honored but skeptical I would learn anything substantial.   I am glad however to be proven wrong.  In the last five months, I have learned more about my leadership style and leadership brand than I had ever expected.   Even better, I am already applying…  ...  read more

Soft Skills Workout – Who is More Confident – Cindy or Jack?

Workout Objective:  A lesson in self-confidence. Prerequisite: None. Recommended Frequency: Just once. Workout steps:  Read the scenario below and vote. Who do you think is more confident in this scenario?  Let’s assume that Cindy and Jack are equally qualified and capable . Well educated – Cindy graduated from Berkeley with a 3.4 GPA and majored…  ...  read more