One Minute To Execute the Change

The New One Minute Manager is a slim volume—one that I imagine is much slimmer than its first, older edition [the #1 Bestseller on Managing Your Work and Life]—and not what I expected at all. The book’s authors are Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson, and both of them came together to write an awesome book.…

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TALKING-GAME | An online Interview Resource

From experience in reporting, to expanding into formal reviews and journalism, Athena hopes to provide solid insight from the perspective of a self-taught writer/Editor of a younger demographic. -The art of interviewing someone else is beautiful if we poise the brush to bring us the best strokes on the canvas. To paint a really good picture — aka make the most out of an interview — as interviewers, we need to ask really good questions. –

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january 5th, 2018

The Time I Tried to make a Thread on Twitter of my “amazing reads”. Well, I won’t regret making this faux thread. I failed at it, by the way. But here are some really, really good reads that’ll hopefully splice your heart open.

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How Conversation Left its Mark

via Daily Prompt: Conversation Conversation is a two-way street because it takes two people to interact, to form a connection, to constantly ensure that the other is enjoying each other’s company–whether they are opening their mouths to a heated discussion or simply basking in the presence of a common interest. Conversation – to me this…

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Protected: 29th December: The Scariest Week of my Life

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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singaporean subject-matter

– a poem:
we toe the lines,

between greyscale latitude

and the silky length of colour,
stained by curry –

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Tiny Existences

It is so hard to pretend that lots of things do not matter and should never have. It’s been a long time since I told myself to get over things that I have shoved on a pedestal in my mind; that I have constantly treated like a special sculpture and buffed and polished all its…

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The Art of Interview

From the vantage point of an Editor, writer, and someone who’d messed up in her very first interview–now, I like to think that I’m doing much better. We’re talking about the one that I do as an Editor, the interviews that I conduct with professionals who inspire me to no end. I’m talking about interviews…

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The Double-Clutch

via Daily Prompt: Clutch Clutch Last night, BTS became the first KPOP group to hit #1 on iTunes Overall, soaring up on the charts with their talented collaborators, Steve Aoki and Desiigner. So, so, proud because I’ve been following BTS’ music, jaw-dropping, stunning live performances for two and a half years now—not that I’m counting—and…

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