Blant And Honest

Today while walking with my mom in the neighborhood during our shopping trip, we had to stop a few times when my mom met people she knows and had a little chat about me and my home visit. I didn’t know and remember those people. Two times, someone told my mom in front of me the same…
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Bargaining

My daughter asked for a pair of flip flops before our trip. I told her to wait and buy a pair in China. You get more choices for a less price. Today I took her to the street market near my parents’ home to buy flip flops. At the second shoe stand, she found one pair she wanted. I…
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A Few Comparisons

Traveling offers the opportunity to broaden one’s viewpoint and to see things from a different perspective, to make some conparisons. Here are a few observations I gained from my China trip on the first couple of days.  My first part of the flight from Minneapolis to Tokyo was with Delta Airlines (DA) and the second part of the flight from Tokyo…
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Greetings From China

Greetings from Suzhou, my hometown in China. My trip from Minnesota to China was a safe one, but definitely not smooth. I had to wait in the airplane at the St Paul-Minneapolis International Airport for 4 hours while a mechanical problem on the Boeing 747 was being fixed. Most of the people on the plane needed to transfer in Japan…
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Creating Magic – Book Interview

This week I interviewed Rebecca Fabunmi, Mn/DOT Special Assistant to Commissioner/Deputy Commissioner. We talked about the fourth book in the Commissioner’s Reading Corner Book of the Month series, Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney by Lee Cockerell. Tang: Why did you pick this book? Rebecca: Even though I am an engineer…
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