- Blind Bigotry (it’s not people with visual impairments who can’t see, it’s the sighted who are blind)
- Empathy for “stubborn” seniors
- Easter (and Good Friday) in the midst of Covid-19
- Girls (and Boys, well all People): Be Fearless and Live Dangerously!
- There is no such thing as “feminine” or “masculine” values or traits. They are all just great human values or traits.
Monthly Archives: February 2016
Nook – sadly living up to its namesake
Last week Sunday, I decided to take the kids out for brunch and thought it would be nice to chill out somewhere along the strip of restaurants and cafes that have been popping up at Lorong Kilat. The kids wanted to hang out at … Continue reading
The Dottie Experience – watch out for the CEO that takes you out for a breakfast or lunch interview
I read this article yesterday about a CEO who takes applicants out for breakfast and lunch. He would arrive early at the appointed restaurant and promise a huge tip to the waiter to mess up his interviewee’s order (i.e. overcooked, undercooked, or just … Continue reading
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Being a single parent or having been raised by a single parent IS a stigma in India
Earlier in February, I posted a blog titled “being a single parent or having been raised by a single parent might be a stigma in India”. A friend of mine wondered if perhaps in India, a “single parent” would be … Continue reading
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Coming down the Mountain as Friends
On Thursday, we ran a leadership simulation workshop with Peak Teams for our APAC Leadership Forum. It was such great satisfaction to see months of planning hard work turn finally into reality with the ballroom at The South Beach buzzing as 250 leaders in the room engaged in deep discussions … Continue reading
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What are you “teaching” your little ones?
I live right next to two primary schools so whenever I get out in the early mornings on any given school day, I would see lots of kids going to school with parents, grandparents or maids in tow. It is already an old … Continue reading
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Classic Movies My Kids Absolutely Should Watch Growing Up
Last year (2015), I did a “Back to the Future” Trilogy Movie Marathon with my kids. Given that Doc, Marty and Jennifer travelled from 1985 to 2015 in the “Back to the Future II”, I’d thought it would be fun for them to watch … Continue reading
What a great coming out party!
On 11 February, I decided to come out of my social hermitage and to start tweeting/posting/blogging again after a hiatus of 1.5 to 3 years (depending on which social media you were referring to – and people tagging me in their … Continue reading
What I did on Friday morning during “office hours”
Well, I actually have to start first with what I did last week on my Thursday morning… Scrolling through my WhatsApp messages, I spied one from my daughter’s childcare reminding parents that the school will be having Chinese New Year celebrations … Continue reading
Being a single parent or having been raised by a single parent might be a stigma in India
About three weeks ago I was delivering a workshop in India – there must have been about 60 people in the room. Almost all of them locals. My co-facilitator was doing an exercise that invited people to self-identify themselves along various dimensions … Continue reading
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Fun Home Improvement Project
Here’s a simple and fun home improvement project that’s great with the kids! Ingredients: Fujifilm Instax Camera and Film 3M Command Hooks (clear mini hook) Twine Mini wooden pegs A wall Family and Fun Occasions Trigger happy kids Instructions: Arm … Continue reading