Author Jue

Confess: How many books did you read last year?   Now, tell me: How many books do you wish to read this year? Source: Unsplash Read more books – where we come from Whenever I meet a particular friend, he tells me he should read more books. He is not alone. A survey in America revealed that 81% do not read as much as they would like to, and 35% answered they wish they could ...
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The world is, without a doubt, quite egocentric. It sometimes feels it is getting more so every day. You can easily see this when interacting with people, or watch them doing so. Maybe shortly interrupted by a pandemic or any kind of disaster when people sometimes feel like helping somebody out, without a hidden agenda. I know what I am talking about. I have been that way myself. It was all about me, myself, and ...
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2020. This year is tough, no doubt about it. But if all you can do is complain – that is on you. A crisis always is a chance. To rethink. To change. To adapt. To sit back. To refocus. To learn. My wife and I witnessed the upcoming corona-madness arriving in Europe while being in Japan, that was at the beginning of March. Upon returning home, the only crisis appeared to be in the media, ...
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A no-nonsense, no-yoga, no-meditation approach to early morning success – and why a morning routine can do miracles. The birth of my morning routine - sort of! Since the 2015 Stanley Cup run of the Chicago Blackhawks I can be safely filed under “early morning bird”. Why? Because the only way to follow each game live from Europe (e.g., games usually would start at 2-3am every second day) forced me to get creative. Split-sleeping was ...
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New Year’s Eve, any given year What’s productivity, anyway! Does this sound familiar to you? It is December 31st. You are sitting with some friends and going to party into the new year. There’s some finger food, and of course some drinks. A glass of Champagne, well, maybe two or three. The clock is running down. You are taking a minute to think back on the last year. Sure there were some great times. You ...
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This makes me remember how many hours I did work on my own resume back in the days. Before I got the concept right. When applying for any full-time positions I barely changed it. Yet I thought it was great. It was the standard procedure as you find it in 99% of all google results. Personal data, work experience, education. Mostly I still did make the cut and was invited for an interview. However, this ...
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