Unveiling Inauthenticity: A Tale of Cities

In last week’s blog post, we talked about whether it is possible to be partially authentic or not. It makes me think partial authenticity is still inauthenticity. Until, I’m confronted by the value of self-control. How much self-regulation are we allowed to do so that we cannot be guilty of misrepresentation? Proverbs 25:28 says, “Like …

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Authenticity: Too Hot or Too Cold?

In search for business and social success, I have thought of authenticity and vulnerability as keys. In The Marriage: A Sequel to Unfinished Goals, I tried to resolve the long-standing debate, at least for myself, between pursuing one's passions and controlling one's self. I came to the conclusion that it is the marriage of the …

Career

If you cannot be happy where you are, there is no assurance you will be happy where you are going. It's the ability to enjoy the process towards achieving your goals that is important. We've always heard: It's the journey, not the destination. Ten years following college graduation, who have we become? The past for …

Unfinished Goals

Should a person be passionate or should she practice self-control? The passionate person A person with passion has strong feelings towards achieving her goal no matter the cost. She is focused and driven to put whatever she does into completion. She has the end in mind. She can picture clearly what she wants to achieve. …

Preoccupied

How blessed is the man who seldom thinks about his life because his days are filled with joy! This verse from the Book of Ecclessiastes makes me think of the hours I spend thinking about my life. How am I doing? How could this life be improved? We are often preoccupied with plenty of things …