Tony Mai Blog

The Musings of a Growing Developer
questions
Feb 0
Feb 0

How To Ask Questions That Get Good Answers

Have you ever asked a question and received zero response? I have done a lot of coding-related research, which brings me to Stack Overflow very often. After a while, I started to notice a lot questions that aren’t answered or are even locked because it is not specific enough or does not follow the question […]

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emotions
Feb 0
Feb 0

Reflecting on Conflicts and Emotions

This week for DBC, I had to think and write about a conflict I previously had and the basic emotions I felt during that conflict. This should be an easy and straightforward task, but for some reason, it wasn’t. I am usually very calm and collected, and it takes a lot to get me angry […]

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core-values
Feb 0
Feb 0

What Are Your Values? Use It To Affirm Your Self-Worth

There were so many moments in my life where I was happy and proud: winning 1st place in a national Macy’s marketing challenge, partying and making mistakes, making life-long friends and family, graduating from college, receiving a high GMAT score, running 10-miles within one month of training, completing the Spartan Race Beast, traveling around the […]

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mindsets
Jan 0
Jan 0

Learn More Effectively – Maximize on Your Personal Thinking Style

The Concrete Sequential Thinker’s Journey If you are unfamiliar with Anthony Gregorc’s Mind Styles Model, it is an organized way that aims to show how our minds think. The model breaks down the way we think into two perceptual qualities (concrete and abstract) and two ordering abilities (sequential and random), totaling to four different combinations […]

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