A day in the life of…

One year wiser?

Hopefully so. This is the year that I’m getting married and moving out; moving into unchartered territories at work as well, and realigning my priorities; realising I can’t do everything and should rather focus on doing a few things well. That includes upkeeping various social media profiles, including one on this blog. Most of my …

On Hugs

I was inside the office lift when 2 colleagues from another department walked in. (This happens to be a department that I praise a lot, because of their efficiency, promptness and cheerful attitudes) I must have done something right, because one of them came forward and hugged me! Pleasantly surprised, I asked, “What was that …

Commitment

I read an article in the Straits Times today (an extract from an upcoming book called [The Price of Everything](https://www.amazon.com/dp/1591843626?tag=vantan-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=1591843626&adid=1R4VFV0FV4V38AC498XH&)) on how talent in itself may not come to much, if you were born in the wrong era. Today’s era, with its array of mass communication technologies, allows sports stars and the like to have …

Wiser

Just got back from a work trip and learned many things that were mainly ‘soft skills’ that cannot be taught in school or textbooks. You come to realise that being a technical expert or specialist may be the baseline, but on top of this, other aspects come into play when discussing issues at international or …