I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.


Why you need a Mac

October 3, 2011

For most of my life, I’ve been a computer idiot. Even the act of emailing threw me into despair. Then around 2006, I dumped the PC and switched to a […]

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What it’s like to work at Etsy

September 22, 2011

Have you ever heard of Etsy? After a tour of the company’s corporate headquarters in Brooklyn, I have much more hope that great jobs are possible — if we can […]

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Five ways to network

August 25, 2011

This has been my summer for schmoozing! I need to be out there because we have a rotten economy that’s forcing us all to become more entrepreneurial. With that in […]

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Chinese Americans in the U.S.: 2011 convention overview

August 11, 2011

I absolutely must share the experience of my day at a Chinese American-sponsored event that offered great ideas and inspiration for everyone. Since I can be grouchy about issues related […]

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Fear — and getting over it

July 28, 2011

I just turned 55. And I am scared. The feeling reminds me of quarter-life angst except worse. After all, a half-life crisis involves twice as much emotional baggage. But thankfully, there’s […]

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How to live the life you want

July 13, 2011

Right now, the economy is so bad that it’s tempting to give in to fear. I could easily sit home worrying about finding work and protecting my investments. But there’s […]

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8 job search tips from your Media Mommy

June 8, 2011

You can do it! You can find a good gig — if you work smart at job hunting. I especially feel a need to post some tips now because my former […]

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