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GeekMBA360.com publishes How to get a job at amazon.com: A definitive Guide

May 30th, 2017 · No Comments

The Most Comprehensive Insider’s guide that helps you land a job at Amazon. Written by Former Amazon Hiring Manager who have helped hundreds of candidates land jobs at Amazon. No BS. Insightful. Candid. Direct. It simply works. Amazon is #2 on the list of LinkedIn Top Companies 2017: Where the world wants to work now. […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing · Recruiting & Job Hunting

If you want to get a job at Amazon you should read this

May 24th, 2017 · No Comments

Amazon is a controversial company to work for. According to LinkedIn, it’s one of the top most desired companies to work for. On the other hand, it also has the reputation for being a sweat shop and a difficult place to work. Not to mention one of its employees tried to jump off a building […]

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Tags: Career Fast Track

Any success stories from applying Ray Dalio’s Principles?

May 24th, 2017 · No Comments

I have been reading Principles by Ray Dalio. In case you don’t know who Ray is, he is founder and CEO of Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world. Principles is a free book he published online. It’s essentially his life and professional philosophy. An expanded version of this book will be published […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing

Exercise for 30 minutes every day for 70 days in a row

May 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

This Canadian woman is running a half marathon every day for 70 days in a row. That’s pretty intense and I’m not sure if it’s really healthy. But I admire her determination and persistence. I’m inspired to do something similar but in a much small scale. Starting today I’ll exercise for 30 minutes every day […]

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Tags: Health

Minimalist Checklist for Setting Up Self-Hosted WordPress Website

May 14th, 2017 · No Comments

I launched a new site a week ago. I’m familiar with WordPress and have installed, configured and launched multiple WordPress websites over the years. But, I still spent several hours to get everything right this time around. To save you some time and pains, here is a checklist for setting up a self-hosted WordPress blog […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing

Still searching for the best Android launcher

May 8th, 2017 · No Comments

I switched from iPhone to Android during 2015 holiday. I got a Samsung Notes 5. I appreciate the openness of the Android operating system but I’m still struggling with the launcher app. I like Google Now launcher. But, the icons on the homepage would disappear or get moved around when I accidentally touch the screen. […]

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Tags: Product

James Altucher’s epic podcast interview of Jon Morrow

May 8th, 2017 · No Comments

It was a rainy late afternoon. I was depressed and frustrated after a long day at work. I really need something to pick me up. Right before I got into my car, I saw an Gmail alert that Altucher just published a new Podcast. It had the catchy title “Jon Morrow – Do you have […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing

The most underrated skill

December 10th, 2016 · No Comments

A lot of people don’t have this skill. In fact, in a corporate environment, the higher you go, fewer people you’ll see have this skill. Right now I’m dealing with a couple of senior executive colleagues who have essentially zero amount of this skill. It’s hard to get them to understand what is going on […]

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Tags: Leadership

It is not about money

December 9th, 2016 · No Comments

It’s not about making more money. I have very little interest in material things. I live in a small house. I drive a Honda that is several years old. As long as there is a computer, an internet connection and a coffee shop nearby, I’ll be pretty happy. However, I work really hard. I want […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing

Travel vs. Relocation

July 19th, 2015 · No Comments

This is a topic that has been in mind a lot lately. I recently took a job with company that is based in Chicago. In fact, many companies are opening up offices in the Seattle to take advantage of the technology and E-commerce talents in this area. Because of the time difference, I have been […]

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Tags: Work/Life Balance