“Quarantined” Coaching

The Verdict of Online Meetings Because of the coronavirus, I have been conducting coaching sessions via voice and video calls. I love them. Clients find them more flexible and accommodating. Yet, I actually prefer voice over video because video calls simply have more ways to go wrong. I am old school 🤦🏻‍♂️. 1) With video, in … Read more“Quarantined” Coaching

Soul-Piercing Lessons of Life

From time spent listening to my daughter plays the violin Whoever invented the violin was a jerk. The thing was designed to be shoved into your chin and to tattoo a hickey (google “violin hickey”) onto your neck. It makes soul piercing screeches that redefine the essence of dissonance. It is impossible not to detest it. … Read moreSoul-Piercing Lessons of Life

The Coronavirus Lock-Down: Make the Most Out of It.

Time to Practice Cheesiness. Because of the coronavirus, school has paused for weeks, and my wife and I had to take turns to deal with the increasingly bored kids. The world seemed to have shrunk too- All the news and conversations during this time seemingly all circled around face masks and cruise ships. At the … Read moreThe Coronavirus Lock-Down: Make the Most Out of It.

The Case for Cheap Micro-Successes

I needed a boost for my ego. enlivenworks.com, the website of my little leadership coaching gig, is up. It was built with WordPress, an unnecessarily more complicated option, instead of WIX or Squarespace. I wasted hours on it, because I was too proud. I was good at building websites. I built the site of a Student … Read moreThe Case for Cheap Micro-Successes

Seeds of Sanity: 250 Days of Chaos in Hong Kong

Tales of compassion and normalcy. For 250+ days, Hong Kong has been tormented by the political turmoil and the coronavirus. We are still adjusting to this “new normal.” The driver demanded him to alight the bus. On a bus ride, an unmasked man was coughing. We crucified him with disdained looks and harsh criticism. I angrily … Read moreSeeds of Sanity: 250 Days of Chaos in Hong Kong