Reciprocate, pay it forward

Reciprocate. If someone treats you out, does you a favor, or gives up their precious time to help you problem-solve, do it back. If you want to be less overt, then reciprocate the next time you meet with them. Or surprise them with their favorite snack, flowers, or tickets to a sweet show. When someone … Continue reading Reciprocate, pay it forward

Don’t be afraid to ask for help

I grew up learning how to do everything on my own. From difficulties in school to applying to college to my first job, I did it all on my own. I had to as there were other people to worry about; I had to help my parents raise my two younger brothers. I was raised … Continue reading Don’t be afraid to ask for help

Passion gives life life

When I have free time, I spend it feasting my eyes on food. Food documentaries, food shows, food Youtube videos. Today I watched a food movie starring Bradley Cooper called Burnt (highly recommended). The reason is, I am deeply in love with chefs. Chefs have a passion that goes beyond the need for comfort or stability. … Continue reading Passion gives life life

Authenticity goes far

Why sell a fake version of yourself? Yes, we must impress people to get what we want, however we should showcase skills that are authentic to who we are. I reached out to a seasoned marketing professional for advice earlier last week. This part of her response surprised me: At the end of the day, … Continue reading Authenticity goes far