Unions vs. Non-Unions

I should mention… I love debates. Recently… a friend and I got into a debate of unions vs. Non-union employment and companies. He is pro union! His argument is unions have better benefits. Yes, they do. His other argument is that they set wages that others follow. Again, yes. Here is my counter argument. UnionsContinue reading “Unions vs. Non-Unions”

Over Confidence

Got an email from Tom Bilyeu… (one of my idols) he said… 92% of goals fail… not because you don’t have a plan… but because you have a fixed mindset which means unless it is growth focused… you are doomed to fail. He said in order to improve, you must fix the foundation aka yourContinue reading “Over Confidence”

Caged in a Hotel – Day 3 – Tuesday

Mike woke up at 6am again. Working! I had the leftover Indian food. I purposely saved some for later to see if it still tasted as good as it did — it did. 🙂 Then I went straight to studying. I completed the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Counselling Course. I was very disappointed in theContinue reading “Caged in a Hotel – Day 3 – Tuesday”

Covid and Job Opportunities

It seems life is funny. I got offered an Executive Director position for a not for profit organization up in Edmonton. There are a lot of things the organization can do to grow. It definitely needed newer and fresher ideas. I turned down the gig. I got another call to become an Executive Director forContinue reading “Covid and Job Opportunities”

Life Lesson – You Are Not Big Unless You Are The First Person Someone Calls

In reflecting and talking about trying to start a business in finances, I can’t help but hear all the voices in my head remind me, you are not big unless you are the first person someone calls because they thought of you. Turns out a close relative recently lost his job. His company decided toContinue reading “Life Lesson – You Are Not Big Unless You Are The First Person Someone Calls”

Caged in a Hotel – Day 2- Monday

Mike started at 6am! If I wanted the truck, I would have to get up and drop him off to work. As a nightcrawler, 6am is way too early for me. We were almost late in dropping off Mike. As it turns out, the part of Nisku where his shop is, has no maps asContinue reading “Caged in a Hotel – Day 2- Monday”

Caged in a Hotel – Day 1 – Sunday

When Mike asked me if I would go up to Edmonton with him for a week, I was torn. I knew during covid, I wouldn’t be able to explore much, but I also knew how bored he would be–so I joined him. (I also, secretly wanted to see if I could live in a hotelContinue reading “Caged in a Hotel – Day 1 – Sunday”

Happy Birthday Grandma!

As we celebrate Grandma Vang’s 84th birthday today I can’t help but think of my family. My parents came here as refugees from the Vietnam War. My dad had to drop out of grade 10 as he was the eldest and had to help Grandpa Xao take care of the family. I still remember teachingContinue reading “Happy Birthday Grandma!”