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#232 – Remembering Names

#232 – Remembering Names

“Mama, how do you remember names? My mother is amazing, she remembers people’s names from 30 or 40 years ago and since I feel I don’t have this as an inherited skill, I asked her how she does it. She said that she pays attention when the person says their name and...
#229 – Respecting Someone’s Time

#229 – Respecting Someone’s Time

“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter” – Blaise Pascal  Many people think that Money is their most valuable resource. But is it really?  The counter to this is that Time is the most valuable resource. You can always earn money but once Time...
#228 – More Than A Million Hits

#228 – More Than A Million Hits

“Just a quick note to say thanks. Not sure if you remember a couple of years back but you suggested I create a “lifestyle” type video to showcase the digital nomad lifestyle. That seed you planted grew into this video: More than a million views and coming...
#206 – Women Supporting Women

#206 – Women Supporting Women

My friend Astuti looked beautiful in her black and white dress. As she sat at the front speaking about her burnout, the room was listening. She recalled how she felt, how she only shared what was going on with a few people and what she did and needed during those...
#199 – How Mentally Flexible Are You?

#199 – How Mentally Flexible Are You?

Are you one to make a snap judgment?  Do you jump to conclusions quickly? How mentally flexible are you? I thought I was pretty flexible mentally until I listened to Elie’s speech at Toastmasters. Afterward, I realized that I had a thing or two to learn.First of all,...
#176 – Skin in the Game

#176 – Skin in the Game

When I was working as a Client Advisor, it was important that we had investments ourselves, to have some skin in the game as they say. Otherwise, you wouldn’t feel the market the same way as the clients were with all its ups and downs.  It also has a very important...