The Mystery of our Emotions (Part 1)

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Emotions. 
Feelings. 
Difficult things to understand … at least for me.  
 
I wouldn’t describe myself as an emotional person while growing up, although I would easily tear up while watching a movie that had anything to do with family.… Read the rest

Bridging the Knowing-Doing Gap

DoI love learning new things. In fact, I can become obsessive with new ideas, leading to me becoming the 'expert' in my family about everything and anything. Yes, I'm a maven for new information.
 
Ever since I was a kid, I’ve loved books.… Read the rest

My Experience with Burnout

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My first encounter with burnout was back in 2002. I experienced what I would call an ‘emotional valley’ that lasted for about 6 months. I wasn’t sure what was wrong with me but it took everything within me just to make it through the next meeting, the next appointment or the next project.… Read the rest

Do Your Best

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Quite coincidently, I heard a similar statement from two different people in two different places over the last week. It went something like this: “Don’t try to be the best, simply do your best.” That’s quite thought-provoking, isn’t it.
 
We live in a competitive, dog-eat-dog world today.… Read the rest

Flight Mode

Flight mode

I was travelling overseas recently and as the airplane took off the pilot reminded us to turn our phones off or put them in 'flight mode'. Flight mode suspends radio-frequency signal transmission on the device, thereby disabling Bluetooth, telephony, and Wi-Fi. As a result, during this time you can't receive any incoming phone calls, messages or email or surf the Internet.… Read the rest