Is it Okay to Have Fun While Grieving?

Is it Okay to Have fun While Grieving? After my mom died, it took about two years for me to start feeling like myself again. Just when I am getting comfortable feeling like myself, my brother dies the end of February while on vacation in Jamaica. Some friends tell me that it sucks, and others tell me that it stinks. And you know what, they are right, and it was very comforting for me to hear those words. But you know something, there is always that one sanctimonious person, who cannot restrain herself, who says the most inappropriate thing to a grieving person. In my case, she told me that … [Read more...]

2015 Summer Reading Lists from around the Web

2015 Summer Reading Lists from around the Web Summer is the time when professionals get caught up on their reading. Since I am not quite ready to produce a summer reading list of my own, and may not even produce one, I decided I’d scout around to find a few reading lists for you. From the reading lists, you will find something for every taste because they are so different. Here is the 2015 Summer Reading Lists from around the Web.   Beach Reading (and More): Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, created a list of books that he’d like us to read. On his blog, he says that this … [Read more...]

Social Media Myths BUSTED by Laura Rubinstein, Book Review

Social Media Myths BUSTED: The Small Business Guide To Online Revenue by Laura Rubinstein, Book Review How effective are you at using social media to achieve your goals? I have been using social media for a long time, but I wanted to learn how to use it more effectively, so for the past few months, I have been reading books on the topic, and that’s why I decided to read Social Media Myths BUSTED by Laura Rubinstein. I was curious about social media myths and how Rubinstein debunks them. She deals with a lot of myths such as the fear of overexposure by using social media, the platforms … [Read more...]

Notes from The Art of First Impressions

Notes from The Art of First Impressions “Be the kind of person that you’d like to meet.” Anonymous Isn’t that an awesome quote? A few days ago, I attended The Art of First Impressions, hosted by NAAAP (National Association of Asian American Professionals) and Ellevate Network  Toronto (I am the president of Ellevate Toronto). There were three sessions and I was able to attend two - Personal Image led by Dr. Jean Kim, Ph.D. and Personal Brand led by Carol Schulte. Jean Kim mentioned that she had seen the above quote and how much it touched her, and I thought so too, because it … [Read more...]

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown, Book Review

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd is surprisingly found on the Mad Men Reading List. What makes it surprising, is that it is a children’s book for the under five-year old category. I want to also add that the book is found on many of the must-read children’s book lists. I was curious why Goodnight Moon would be on the Mad Men Reading List so I bought a copy to read. Related Post 25 Books: Mad Men Reading List The first thing that struck me is that there aren’t any real humans in the story, but rabbits … [Read more...]