Why Volunteering Can Develop Your Leadership Skills

I remem­ber 10 years ago when one of my class­mates in col­lege encour­aged me to be part of the stu­dent gov­ern­ment in which I refused because I don’t like to asso­ciate with peo­ple. I’m an intro­vert and I had oth­er impor­tant things to do and I want...

How to Make People Laugh

If you grew to be a seri­ous per­son, and no one dares to talk with you, the chances are you were bor­ing to con­verse with. Prob­a­bly you’re one of the many peo­ple in this world who were pret­ty sick at your taste­less and bor­ing you. Or per­haps you want­ed...

Fight For Something Rather Than Nothing

George Pal­lon said, “Fight for some­thing rather than live for noth­ing.” Have you ever thought why many peo­ple don’t come too close to achiev­ing their dreams? It’s sim­ple, they don’t fight for it. Har­ry Style author of Dare to Dream has some­thing to say about...

Doing These 7 Things Will Pay You Off Forever

It’s the last month of the year and before we cel­e­brate this sea­son that God gave us, I believe that reflect­ing on the past few months of this year could be a great thing for us to face the new year. Are you excit­ed about it? As I reflect, there were so many...

TED’s Secret to Great Public Speaking

Yes­ter­day, I’ve played a cou­ple of down­loaded TED Talks on my phone while rid­ing in a van going home at a late night. I was amazed, how these peo­ple were able to talk direct­ly to their thou­sands of audi­ence and made them con­nect­ed to what the speak­er is...

How to Give a Successful Icebreaker Speech

And so, I’ve decid­ed to join toast­mas­ters after being inspired by sto­ries I’ve heard that strug­gle the same pain I have — which is speak­ing inef­fec­tive­ly in pub­lic.  At first, I have doubts because join­ing toast­mas­ters will be anoth­er addi­tion­al...