How I Use My Personal Kanban Board

"Kanban" originates from Japanese words which roughly translate as “card”, “billboard”, or “visual signal”. The Kanban methodology was originally used by Toyota to make their manufacturing processes more efficient and lean. It makes use of a Kanban board which is an easy way to visualise the things you need to do, what is currently being … Continue reading How I Use My Personal Kanban Board

Are You A T-Shaped Person?

No, it’s not a kind of body type or shape. Being T-shaped is something that describes a person’s breadth and depth of knowledge and skills. The horizontal stroke shows his range of disciplines, knowledge, and skills, while the vertical stroke shows the depth of knowledge. A T-shaped person has broad skills and experience across several … Continue reading Are You A T-Shaped Person?

The Day Isn’t Over After Your 9 To 5

For a lot of people having 9 to 5 jobs, we often look forward to going home and relaxing after a hard day at work. (Of course, if you have to take care of kids after work, that’s a whole other job. Kudos to you!) Maybe have some takeaway dinner, binge watch a TV series, … Continue reading The Day Isn’t Over After Your 9 To 5

5 Things That Living Abroad Has Taught Me

It’s been more than 2 years since the Mister and I packed up and left our home country to live abroad. Yes, it was daunting, and it was definitely a leap of faith. Of course, going through a life-changing experience like this can teach anyone an important lesson or two. I’ve listed 5 things that … Continue reading 5 Things That Living Abroad Has Taught Me

How I Accidentally Developed My Growth Mindset

Growth mindset is a term coined by Carol Dweck in her research wherein a person believes that his qualities, skills, and knowledge can be developed through his efforts. A person with the growth mindset loves taking on challenges, and is not afraid to be horrible at what he does, especially if it means learning new … Continue reading How I Accidentally Developed My Growth Mindset