I was grateful for an opportunity to share my leadership journey with more than 50 high school students and school administrators at Qatar Leadership Conference (#QLC15) in Doha this past weekend. The QLC annual conference provides quality workshops in leadership skills and tools to high school students and teachers, and this year, more than 700 participants attended #QLC15… Continue reading Our Inner Black Swan
I started writing this blog post from Seoul’s Incheon airport. This Eid, I had a few moments of reflections on my life. Those moments made me smile and appreciate my family, friends, and loved ones. And all of moments prompted me to think deeply about what successes are, or should be, in life. To me,… Continue reading What do successes look like?
I love Olivia Wilde’s response of being in 20’s, 30’s and 40’s, “At the end of your twenties, you realize you are inherently flawed, and that’s great, and that’s what makes you dynamic. For me, personally, it was around 27 when that kind of return to self took place, of living for myself, not living… Continue reading In Your 20’s and 30’s
Every January, major magazines throughout the world publish stress-related articles with good intentions. Often, they try to empathize the importance of well-being, and heavy costs that U.S. corporations are paying to address employees’ stress at work. In 2015, Forbes estimated workplace stress are costing up to $190B in annual U.S. healthcare spending, because stress could lead to trouble… Continue reading 10-Minute Yoga to Reduce Workplace Stress
Taiwan may be the only place on earth celebrating father’s day on August 8th. During WWII, the Republic of China government chose a date when families could honor soldiers and fathers who died during the war. In Chinese, number 8 is pronounced as bā (八) and the sound is similar to the informal word for… Continue reading Powerful Questions that My Father Asks Me
Harvey B. is my college friend, whom I have known for 14 years. In college, he was the first person I turned to when I needed a coding guru who could debug my Visual Basic codes, or a buddy to talk to about a dry business operations class. Harvey’s transition journey began in college. In his… Continue reading The Coach’s Table Interview – Harvey’s transition