BUSINESS ANALYSIS 101 for the Non-Techies

Disclaimer: The writer is not an expert so take the things written here with a grain of salt. Also, images you will find in this post were all found in Google, the business analyst and system development jokes are from Dilbert and ModernAnalyst. You’re probably not a Business Analyst yet here you are trying to…

2020 Planner: 366 Days

Last year, I earned stickers for a Starbucks Planner (click here for 2019 planner) but I wasn’t able to do it this time. Deviating from my monochromatic theme, I got this “366 Days” colorful planner from Limelight. They also come in white, black, and grey and why I wasn’t able to get the less intimidating…

NIHONGGO 101: 輝く

私は暗い世界で輝いてる。 I’m shining in the dark world. It’s been a while since I posted in Japanese and I missed it a bit. 輝く is a verb I learned from Taeyeon’s song “I am the Greatest.”  

Washi Lovin’

170118 Because my planner needs some loving… I finally found some Washi tapes! From the stocks available in National Bookstore, SM MegaMall, this set looks the best. There was one in particular with a tape dispenser but since Washi tapes can be torn so I don’t think I’ll be needing that. Besides, the design was…

Review: Pilot Birdie Mechanical Pencil

Warning: Not for those who are appalled by traditional writing systems and certainly note for those who believe a stylus and a huge phone can save the world lots of trees. I want to honor this tiny little guy right here, Pilot Birdie, in a post. It has been my constant companion since ideas raced…

Nihongo 101: Are Post-its Necessary?

Does using post-its really help in studying Nihongo? In the beginning, I thought it was not necessary. I merely used a journal to jot down words and expressions I needed to remember. However, as grammar structures became more complex and Kanji became a pain to memorize, I had to give in and swallow my useless…