In many job interviews my 2nd degree black belt was usually brought up. I quickly realized it proves a lot with a few short words; what I learned on the mat is incredibly useful for the office.
So what were these lessons, and why do they work so well in the business world? Continue reading
Big How I Met Your Mother series finale spoilers ahead! For a society that seems to accept changes to “conventional” marriage, I’m disappointed at the response I’ve seen to the finale. At first yes, I was a little upset too – it did seem like they shifted the story quickly. And sure, time and editing on … Continue reading
I got an invitation to participate in a competition at work (Qualcomm) recently: do something creative for the web that celebrates Pi Day. Well, today is Pi Day and although I may not have won, I still thought (at the urging of some) I should post my work. So here it is, my little poem … Continue reading
In the world of 100+ resumes and a lot of crossed eyes, I know it’s difficult to determine which candidates really know what they’re talking about – so I decided to document exactly how I develop a plan to not only show I know what I’m talking about, but to help others create quality strategies. … Continue reading
It was one of those rare rainy days in Silicon Valley, and I was headed to Facebook’s HQ. I had left early, prepared everything, and was soaked before I even hit the freeway. Unfortunately, I actually hit the freeway. One moment I was turning through the onramp, the next sliding on the asphalt, the 1000cc … Continue reading
I was recently filling out a job application that asked some interesting questions. Two of them were things I hear often in various forms, and I thought it valuable to post them here because they will either (1) help someone else in their social media approach, or (2) help give an insight into my professional … Continue reading
After months of deliberation, I decided to relocate to the Bay Area to intensify my job search. But it came with a heavy price: leaving all I had established in Vancouver, including my job of almost 3 years. Thus, my final night training at North Shore Taekwondo was extremely bittersweet – I made sure I trained as … Continue reading