Have you ever wondered if you're truly Asian? Sure, we all have - and I have to admit, I've had more doubts than most. But my advice is to trust your gut. All of my friends are Korean except for my girlfriend who's Taiwanese and speaks Mandarin. They can't understand each other, and I can't understand any of them. In fact, I haven't been able to understand a word they've said to me for nearly two years no matter how drunk I get (which turned out to be quite a relief since I can't stand alc...Read more
I keep hearing songs that say something like, "They can't stop us...," or "Nothing's gonna stop us...," etc., and all I can think is, "Is someone or something out there literally trying to stop us?" Who? From what? Why would anybody want to stop us? I mean, I'm a decent guy and you're probably pretty cool, so what's the deal? I'll tell you this much, if such a person exists, I think his or her behavīor is completely unacceptable, and if I catch him, he's going to wish I hadn'...Read more
There's a saying, "You don't get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate for." But what happens if, after negotiating, you end up with less than you deserve? That's what I'm currently trying to avoid. See, three years after a failed bid to take over my consulting firm, I'm back at it again, trying to negotiate my way to the top. This time it should be much easier though, as I am no longer weighed down by such things as a wife, a gigantic house on a pond, and my life savings. Indeed, I'm tra...Read more
A long time ago, my dearest mentor once told me that the first thing you should do whenever you meet anyone is ask yourself, "How can I be a blessing to this person?" And that has made all the difference in my life. Well, honestly, I can't remember if those were her exact words, but you get the gist. It was a long time ago, what do you want from me? No, seriously... and I suppose your memory is perfect? Get over yourself. Look, I don't need your attitude... and you better wipe that look off your face...
"Oh yeah? Is that right?? Well, obviously not because I'm looking right at it..."