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How I make my commute more productive

June 14th, 2014 · Comments

I used to listen to sports talk radio during my commute. Lately I have decided to make my commute more productive. I have been listening to audio books and podcast. My favorites are: Benjamin Franklin: An American Life Your Secret Wealth (6 Compact Discs) Tim Ferris Podcast Ask Altucher Personal Power II (30th Anniversary Edition) [...]

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Are you climbing the right mountain?

July 17th, 2013 · Comments

I have to admit that I’m a driven individual. I’m ambitious and competitive. However, I also consider myself highly ethical. The result is internal conflict – I tend to fight against myself – I want to move up the ladder but I also don’t want to play the politics. I struggled. I had my moments [...]

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Work from Home, VPN access and your job security

June 7th, 2013 · Comments

A lot of companies have flexible work hour policy. They allow employees to work from home for some days. To work from home, the employee will need to log into his/her employer’s Virtual Private Network (VPN.) Once you logged into VPN, you are being watched, tracked and analyzed. When a company wants to lay off [...]

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I love to learn! Do you?

June 7th, 2013 · Comments

The number of online learning opportunities has been grown exponentially. It’s very exciting time for anyone who love to learn. Here is a list of learning sites & resources I use regularly: I installed TED iPhone App and listen to TED programs for ideas, information and inspiration I subscribed to Mixergy in my Podcast iPhone [...]

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Exciting update on How to Get a Job at Amazon.com

June 7th, 2013 · Comments

I published How To Get a Job At Amazon.com ebook  four years ago. I’m happy to report that this book has helped many people to get full time job offers from Amazon.com. Some of them even contacted me and had lunch with me after they relocated to the greater Seattle area to work for amazon.com. [...]

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Will there be more layoffs in second half of 2013?

June 7th, 2013 · Comments

I only have qualitative information but I predict unemployment rate will go up as there will be more layoffs in second half of 2013. The Obama Care changes will take effect in January 2014. I’m not against health care reform. But I think companies will start to cut staff to help offset the increasing health [...]

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Let your life speak

April 29th, 2013 · Comments

Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation is a great read. Before I share with you my review, I would like to quote the review from Publisher Weekly because it captured this book’s essence very well. “A gifted academic who formerly combined a college teaching career with community organizing, Palmer took a [...]

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What do you stand for?

April 29th, 2013 · Comments

What do I stand for? what is my professional identity? I have been thinking a lot about this topic lately. At work I know very few people who have the courage, conviction and intellectual rigor to firmly stand on their own. Most of people never take a position. They shift their positions according to direction [...]

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Work From No Home

August 25th, 2012 · Comments

A big part of what I do is online marketing – I own substantial online marketing budget, and run campaigns in many channels such as paid search, affiliate marketing, display advertising, etc. However, some of the best online marketers work for themselves and they are young. I like to tell people that online marketing is [...]

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Are we heading to another financial crisis?

July 30th, 2012 · Comments

Nouriel Roubini recently predicted that Next year’s perfect global storm could be much worse than 2008. I have to admit that I’m worried about what will happen although I don’t know what will happen. If there is one thing I learned from the 2008 financial crisis, it’s that we should not underestimate the role politics [...]

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