Care and Show it

When you show your team that you care about them, the relationship will transition from being based solely on transactions to a more supportive partnership or even transformational. In these cases, they are more likely to follow your lead during times of uncertainty and go above and beyond what is asked without being prompted. Additionally,…

First-time people manager: how to make tough decisions based on moral values.

making tough decision for first time people manager

In today’s climate, leaders and people managers have to make decisions rapidly. Many of these choices do not have clear-cut solutions. Hard decisions are never easy to make. They require maturity and level-headedness that some people struggle to achieve. Making a hard decision often has emotional consequences for yourself or others, which can make you…

My take on the future of Meta advertising revenue

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Meta reported their Q3 2022 revenue, which was -4% vs. a year ago. The Q4 revenue guidance is between $30-32.5 billion. This contrasts with $33.6 billion in Q4 2021 (between -3% to -10% year-on-year reduction). The nine-month revenue in 2022 was $84.4 billion vs. $84.2 billion in 2021, virtually unchanged. So basically, Meta’s revenue growth…

The asymmetry of investment gain vs loss to break even

The asymmetry of investment gain vs loss to break even

Since the stock markets are struggling, it’s important to remember that you need to make more money on your investments than you lose in order for them to be profitable. For example, some people may think that if your investment loses 25% of its value, then you need to gain 25% to break even. However,…

Why behaving well is the first step to becoming someone worth following

By behaving well, I mean the golden rule “treat others as you wish to be treated.” I agree that there are no doubt nuances and differences, especially between civilizations like Western or Sinic (covering countries like China, Vietnam, or Korea) or Islam or Japanese or Hindu, etc. There are fundamental universal values that transcend cultures.…

First-Timer’s Guide to Joshua Tree National Park

If you’re looking for an amazing national park to visit with your family, Joshua Tree National Park is a great choice! With its incredible rock formations and desert landscape, this park offers something for everyone. If it’s your first time visiting, here are a few tips to help make the most of your trip! 1.…