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Go through the Feeling during Online Dating With Asian Women

It’s really easy to find Asian girls concerning Asian web sites for partnership relationship. Asian girls could be the pride of their respective countries because they are serving many romantic relationships together at one time. The completely happy faces, beautiful eyes, naughtiness in smiles, spice and color of the avian girls have increased their popularity … Continue reading “Go through the Feeling during Online Dating With Asian Women”

Seven tips for networking success

Why do we network? To form friendships To achieve our goals/business To get business referrals To navigate everyday life  It sounds easy but did you know that ‘speaking to strangers’ is one of people’s most common fears besides ‘public speaking’? How many networking events do you attend regularly? Consider attending at least one a week. … Continue reading “Seven tips for networking success”

Broadening your network

I was recently asked “how is it that someone from a financial sector background ended up as a judge at the Australian International Beauty Pageant? I thought for a moment and without hesitation answered: it’s due to the power of networking”. Let me explain further. My father, who came to Malaysia as a 13-year-old migrant … Continue reading “Broadening your network”

What is Anzac Day?

Newly arrived migrants might be wondering what Anzac Day is all about? What is the significance of Anzac Day? Why is it a holiday? For Australians, Anzac Day is sacred – a day of remembrance for all those servicemen and servicewomen who have fought for their country. ANZAC stands for the Australian and New Zealand … Continue reading “What is Anzac Day?”

The Importance of Volunteering

What is volunteering and why should you think about doing it? Volunteering is about giving back to your community without expecting anything in return.  It is part of the Australian’s philosophy of ‘mate ship’ to give a helping hand to those who are in need. For us migrants, it is also a way of connecting … Continue reading “The Importance of Volunteering”

‘Put your best foot forward’ with the Look, Act, Belong (LAB) Program©

Safe swimming tips – for migrants

It was a beautiful sunny summer day. A group of International students, includingme, were visiting Coffs Harbour in northern NSW. As part of the summer ritual, we went off to the beach in perfectly calm sea. I am an average swimmer and waded into the shallow waters (or so I thought) to swim. The next … Continue reading “Safe swimming tips – for migrants”

How to live with neighbours in harmony

When I first started living in an apartment block in Sydney, my elderly neighbour knocked on my door. “Did you cook any seafood?” she asked. I answered that I did and had wrapped up the rubbish and threw it into the bin. She replied: “That’s not what we do here. You freeze the fish entrails … Continue reading “How to live with neighbours in harmony”

TEAM MEETINGS

A skilled migrant arrived in Sydney and joined the corporate sector. She was invited to a Team Meeting.

Lost in Translation

Recently, the unit doors in our apartment block were replaced. My elderly neighbour, let’s call him Jim, was outside speaking to the handyman.