How to accept compliments?


Compliments, how do we deal with them? Some of us simply nod and get on with things. But what if we want to express appreciation? The best way changes from one situation to another and depending on our skills, it could either be a fulfilling moment or just downright awkward. In this episode we share … Continue reading How to accept compliments?

Hats off to my 30th year in this planet. It was good in unexpected ways.


On November 24, 2020, I turned 31. Next year, my age will no longer be found in the calendar. That's a big deal for most people I know. But I am not most people I know. Sheets of paper often defiled by my father for all sorts of reasons have no influence over how I … Continue reading Hats off to my 30th year in this planet. It was good in unexpected ways.

Some Realizations for a Beginner in the Philippine IT Industry


For the first time, I was invited to do some tech talk and it was in Adamson University. The event was part of the course on IT Issues taken by Computer Science students. It was quite on short notice and we came there rather unprepared and clueless of things. I was able to write down … Continue reading Some Realizations for a Beginner in the Philippine IT Industry

The Startup Weekend Experience


So I was looking for something I could get happily busy with, the mobile applications development team to which I belong was into all this business model canvas thing, and I made it as a goal to get exposed and be active in IT events. And guess what? Startup Weekend Manila 3 was announced. The … Continue reading The Startup Weekend Experience

Obsessive-Compulsiveness Attack


A favorite author and blogger's mention of cheap fountain pens available at National Bookstore made me look instantaneously to my newly bought journal and want one. Hadn't it been midnight, I would've gotten up and gone to the nearest shopping mall to buy myself one. That's me with another obsessive-compulsiveness attack. Yes, it is self-diagnosed … Continue reading Obsessive-Compulsiveness Attack

The last time I thought of what I want, I ended up working for what I need.


Originally posted here. No, I'm not here to re-sell the career choosing drama. I'm here to talk about the situation that the statement suggests. Well this may be partly because I've nothing to do at the moment, partly because I (or perhaps we) seem to always encounter the same thing, and partly because I'm experiencing … Continue reading The last time I thought of what I want, I ended up working for what I need.