Time Management: A Guide to Surviving College

BY: MARY GREENE   So you’re in college. School, clubs, work, social life–If you’re like the average degree-seeker, chances are your life feels like one big balancing act, threatening to come crashing down at any moment. Instead of shrinking, the mountain of things you have to do only seems to grow. You find yourself wondering […]

How to Find God’s Calling

“God is faithful, through whom you were called into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.” (1 Corinthians 1:9) Trying to find God’s calling for your life can be a challenge. For myself, I wasn’t the type of person who always knew where I was going and what I was supposed to do for […]

How to Be a Servant Leader When You Feel Trapped at Work

Today’s business self-help books are written for people in a variety of positions. To my surprise, however, only a handful of these books mentioned servant leadership, which our Lord Jesus modeled to us. What can we gain from learning how to be good servant leaders? Several years ago, I was promoted to a management position […]

Thinking about a Career Change?

Questions to Consider Before Changing Careers BY: GIL TAM   Are you considering a career change? Thinking about this possibility can be confusing or intimidating, especially if you have been working in your career for a few years. Changes can be difficult because most of us like to do things we’re familiar with. Some people […]

3 Tips to Help Your Child Learn

BY:  CHRISTINE SHEN   How smart is my child? Albert Einstein, one of the greatest minds in science, once said, “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” If we applied Einstein’s statement and measured […]

Generational Perspectives on Education, Work & Family

How Your Values Shape Your Life Decisions BY: JOANNA WU   Julia is in the midst of brainstorming what she could write about in her college application when her Mom stumbles into her room. “You’re applying to Berkeley, right? I really hope Berkeley accepts you.” Rolling her eyes, Julia responds, “I’ll apply to Berkeley, but […]

Making the Most of Your Time in College

BY: DARRIN CHING With tuition rates on the rise, one of the major concerns that college students have is whether or not they are having a rewarding college experience. However, what exactly does this mean? How should you take advantage of all of the opportunities that a college has to offer and have a fulfilling experience? Here’s […]

Gil Tam – Passion for the Youth & Career Coaching

(Family Magazine February 2013 5th Issue) Interviewed by Joanna Wu Choosing a major and career can be some of the most difficult decisions for a young person. In Asian culture, well-known stereotypes and expectations exist, such as the respect that comes to those who pursue law, engineering, or medicine. There’s also society’s definitions of stature […]

Dare to be Different – Four Dream Pursuing Stories

(Family Magazine February 2013 5th Issue) – Editors Although Asians demonstrate a certain pattern in their career choices, we can still find people with different goals and dreams. The following stories belong to people who dare to be different among Asians. Fueling their pursuits, we can see that personal talent, passion and perseverance, opportunities, and […]