The Benefits of Toastmasters

Confidently Speaking Toastmasters 2016 Open House

What a nice crowd! You all look awesome! I am so glad to see so many old friends and new friends. When I am standing here, I can’t help thinking of my first experience of public speaking. That was many years ago when I was in the university. One morning I was sitting nervously in a lecture hall waiting for my name to be called to do a short presentation in front of 130 … [Read more...]

You Can Do It!

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Do you have a dream in your heart that you think it is too big for you and you are not sure if you can do it?  Most likely your answer is yes. My dear friend, let me share my stories with you . . . and I hope they will change your mind. When I was in high school, I had a habit of writing journals. I kept my journal book in my drawer secretly. One day my dad read it while I … [Read more...]

Life is an Adventure

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Do you feel that life is an adventure? Sometimes, you need to make a quick decision and sometimes you need to take a risk. Let me share with you a couple of my stories. When I was in high school, I read a book written by a Taiwanese writer about her love story with her Spanish husband and their adventure in the Sahara Desert. I was so touched by her stories. I dreamed that one … [Read more...]

Brendon Burchard On Secrets to Happiness

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The past winter in Canada was long and cold. Several of my friends shared with me that they felt less happy about their lives. I also had a struggle winter due to the cold weather and the long working hours. "How to live a happy and productive life" is a topic we often talk about. This morning I stumbled upon Brendon Burchard's new video "How to be happy - secrets to … [Read more...]

20 Inspirational Quotes From Top Internet Entrepreneurs

20 inspirational quotes from top internet entrepreneurs

In this post, I have carefully selected 20 inspirational quotes from top internet entrepreneurs who have created some of the most successful Internet companies of our time. Many of their companies are worth billions . Whether you plan to start your online business  or you are building your online business, the words of wisdom from these top interne entrepreneurs will inspire … [Read more...]

Powerful Marketing Stats That Will Drive 2014 [Infographic]

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Last week I wrote a blog post on “Online Marketing Trends in 2014 You Should Pay Attention To.”   After reviewing online marketing trends in 2014 predictions from different sources, I picked 5 trends that you should pay attention to.  Today I come across an inforgraphic created by WebDam that lists 20 powerful marketing statistics that will drive 2014.   … [Read more...]

Who Moved My Cheese?

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Have you experienced changes in your work and in your life?  It can be a job change, laid-off, health, immigration, or any change that affect you and your family.  Are you afraid of changes?  If you hate changes like most of people, I hope Spencer Johnson's story of Who Moved My Cheese will influence the way you look at change and help you handle it in a positive and … [Read more...]

10 Powerful Quotes From T. Harv Eker’s SpeedWealth

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T. Harv Eker is a self-made multi-millionaire.  For Canadian readers, you may be interested to know that he was born in Toronto, Canada and lived there through his childhood :)  T. Harv Eker is an author, businessman and motivational speaker.  He is well-known for his book Secrets of the Millionaire Mind which is almost a must-read for anyone seeking for financial freedom. … [Read more...]

My Dream Has Come True

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I am sitting in a cozy living room facing to the beautiful Nutt Lake writing this blog to you.  The cottage has a traditional look with plenty of exposed pine wood.  The natural wood tone is my favorite.  It makes me feel warm and comfortable. My daughter is watching her favorite cartoon movie and my husband Oliver is happily surfing online.  Oliver said to me a little while … [Read more...]

Our Mini Vacation at Niagara Falls

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Oliver, my daughter and I had a mini vacation last week at Niagara Falls in Canada.  It was very relaxing and fun. We stayed at Oakes Hotel which is less than 10 minutes walk from the Niagara Falls waterfall.  We had our dinner at a fine restaurant named Remington.  Their steak is huge and their seafood is the best.  I hate to say that I've immediately gained 3 pounds during … [Read more...]