Tag: career

Stephen Covey: The 7 Low-Trust Organizational Taxes – Politics & Disengagement

In an organization, “politics” is defined as the use of tactics and strategy to gain power. Office politics divide a culture against itself by creating conflict with what author Lawrence MacGregor Serven calls the “enemy within” instead of the enemy without. Office politics generate…

Wheel of Life: May 2019 Edition – Weathering the STORM

Perhaps the storm of the century? After being stopped, for whatever reason it may have been (of course — it’s Thailand) at immigration, it threw my life into a whirlwind. I was scrambling to set up what should’ve been done last year. If it…

New York Times’ Writer with a Broken Approach to Life

“Do what you love” is often terrible advice. Instead of taking the job that will make you happiest, look for the one where you’ll learn the most. Adam Grant, NYT Writer Terrifying. Unbelievably terrifying. I’m scared as hell to see the future generations head…

Wheel of Life: November 2018 Edition – Closing Out The Year STRONG!

What a year! I mean, I’m so excited to just dive right into the December version, but I’ll be doing a wide range of those coming up with other people in a “coaching style” consultation (TBD).  I’m super excited about going over another edition,…

Coaching Session #001: Figuring Out Where Your Depression is Coming From

It was a coaching session like no other; in fact it was with a significant language barrier in between the both of us. I first received a message from one of the girls that works at a place I’m part-timing at. She said she…

Wheel of Life: October 2018 Edition – Closing Out The Year

Another month, another close.  Yes, it’s been a year with far more ups than downs, but the closing is coming to an end. How will you leave your mark? For those of you tuning in for the first time, this is a podcast that’s…

The Failure of Credentials (part 2/2)

Arsenio Foreword: Jiun went through the same thing I went through.  While I was sitting outside one morning after USA’s basketball team got ripped apart by the greeks in the FIBA World Championships in 2006, I was talking to a friend (at the time)…

Wheel of Life: It’s A Little Foggy + Heart Talk Achieved!

Oh, yes! Welcome back to another edition of the wheel of life, which is coming about 5 days earlier from when I normally debut it.  I’m grateful as hell, regardless of all the things I’ve been through, but I do believe I’ve been looking…

Wheel of Life – January 2018: We’re Back!

For those wonderful beings tuning in for the first time, this is an excellent exercise that I use on a monthly basis to figure out where I’m standing in different categories of my life; moreover, if I’m creating balance, or neglecting particular categories.  This…

December Is Here – Rate Your Year!

Let’s see if there has been any progression in your life.  On a scale-1-10, 1 being the worst and ten being the best, I want you to evaluate the areas of your life — just like the Wheel of Life but over the entire…

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