This was among the first science fiction books I read back in College.
A scientist and an academic, Isaac Asimov is one prolific writer who churned out more than 500 books including the Foundation series, a set of books about a ruling Galactic Empire, robots (humanoids), a mathematician, and a…
Last Saturday, September 11, the total confirmed number cases of COVID-19 was 26,303–the highest-ever recorded cases in the Philippines.
Yesterday, Sunday, it was at 21,411.
These numbers despite the continuing lockdown in Metro Manila and other areas since August.
I also am seeing more (in my social news feeds) of…
Reflecting on the first six months of the year 2021
It’s that time of the year when you do 1–1 with each team member, asking each of them, “How are you doing?”
Six months has passed. It’s time to look back at their “progress.”
Before you jump into the discussion…
Things I learned from a book about America dealing with a pandemic
Real leaders rise up during a crisis.
Focused on how America–and Donald Trump–responded to the biggest global event in the year 2020, the Plague Year is a retrospect of why America responded the way it did.
Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.
–Rita Mae Brown
The Summer Olympics is happening soon in Japan. Preparations are up. Athletes are engaged in exhibition games. …
Steve made a lot of mistakes. He was not the best manager one could have. But later in his life, he realized important lessons about people.
One of them is about trust.
Trusting people to know what to do is a factor in the success of an organization. If you…
Looking back at 48
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. Friedrich Nietzsche
When you’re my age, you’re thinking of three things: family, work, and, sleep.
More than a year into the pandemic, my family kept me sane, in checked. They fed me. Entertained me…
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. –Scott Adams
The decisions are based on some loose definitions on clarity, “being on brief,” and one that evokes action.
Written work is easier to judge. Grammar? Check. Length and format? Check. Does it communicate what…
It was good until the last two chapters.
Naval’s Almanack is only that–an almanack of his aphorisms.
If you follow him on social, this book is a collection of his tweets.
Explained, expanded, expounded, sometimes, exaggerated, this guide contradicts itself.
Preachy towards the end, Naval subscribes to discovering the original…