Monthly Archives: October 2011

Reflections of an Ethnic CEO

I have a secret.

It’s something I do when I catch myself feeling sad, or lonely, or overwhelmed. When I’m apart from my wife and kids, or while I’m away from my other family, the amazing team who work at my company.

I go and stand in front of the mirror for ten minutes, lift my chin, put my shoulders back, and smile at myself. Silly as it probably sounds and definitely looks, it always makes me feel like Rocky after he’s run to the top of the steps. Our bodies and minds are so intrinsically connected that they can’t operate out of balance with each other. So when it feels my body smiling, my mind has no choice but to come up with good reasons why!

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“Wow … that’s a good looking guy!” Read More »

How to Turn Defeat into Victory and Create Happier Employees

First posted to Power Retail.

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Success awareness tools play a vital role in employee satisfaction in the online workplace. Gary Ng explains how happiness is gained by simply checking off a list!

Can anything compare to the ego-shattering sting of defeat in the workplace? Losing a big deal, seeing that long and painstaking project fall apart at the last minute, or botching a meeting so badly that Donald Trump can almost be heard snickering from across the Pacific Ocean. Most people can only handle so many big disappointments in their jobs before their enthusiasm dulls and they begin looking around for greener pastures. Read More »