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LIYE LIN's Blog – June 2009 Archive (8)

What's happiness?

A lot of people think money is happiness.



Sometimes they thought material things will make them happy, but the think might make them happy for a little while.



In fact, what's it really goanna bring you—one more outfit, one more mile in a new car? It's not goanna get you any closer to heaven, it's not goanna get you pure contentment in Christ. It's going to give you happiness on earth, which means nothing in the whole scheme of things.



It was the third week I… Continue

Added by LIYE LIN on June 18, 2009 at 4:41pm — 1 Comment

why you are living for it?

When I was working for my Dream Program proposal, I did some surveys for my friends who live in America and China.



I'm not surprised that not so many people still have dreams. They said the dream was a long time ago when they were



children. Maybe not all of them will agree my opinion. Dream doesn't belong to your childhood; it can be your current



and future.



But it is not key point.



One day, they stop dreaming because we start to lead lives… Continue

Added by LIYE LIN on June 15, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Notes from "the Dream Manager"

I spent the whole week reading the books, which Dan gave to me last week.



And I want to share some notes from "the Dream Manager" before reading that.



the most powerful ideas are almost always the simple ones.



Machinery and computers are categorized as assets and people as liabilities.

the right people are an organization's greatest asset.



A company's purpose is to become the-best-version-of-itself.



If you do what you've always done,… Continue

Added by LIYE LIN on June 12, 2009 at 2:35pm — No Comments

I have a dream

"And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream." From Martin Luther King, Jr.



What's America Dream?



I witnessed that Obama became the first African-America President Last November at Grant Park in Chicago.



I was proud that I was there with my best American friend-Meg, who's she lived in the Oak Park of Chicago.



Everyone came to America and hold their dream,… Continue

Added by LIYE LIN on June 10, 2009 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

June 4 End Year Dinner

I was glad to come to our organization 2009 End Year Dinner, the theme of this year was called "Hope, Build……Believe and Achieve" selected by the 2009 Cabrini Connections Year End Dinner.



Nearly 200 students, volunteers, parents and alumni were registered to attend yesterday's year end dinner in advance where they would celebrate the work of one year, and began the work of the coming year!



When I was arrived the dinner place on 1111 N Wells, Chicago, some staffs and guests… Continue

Added by LIYE LIN on June 5, 2009 at 3:20pm — No Comments

1kg more

I was thinking about writing something about NGO development in China since we started for a short time.



One of NGO's names came into my mind, which called 1kg more founded by Andrew Yu. I deeply knew their organization because of Sichuan Earthquake last year. We all together organized events called" Bring your hearts to Children after Sichuan Earthquake". As we all know, no one can forget the Sichuan Earthquake last year, which was killed at least 68,000 people and more than… Continue

Added by LIYE LIN on June 3, 2009 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Time for questions

I just spent the time on browsing the website.



When I started to write down my marketing proposal, I had to ask some questions.



1. What's difference between Cabrini Connections and Tutor/Mentor Connections?



I think Cabrini Connections under Tutor/Mentor Connections. If they are the same, why you keep two names?



2. Do you build up both of connections or Tutor/Mentor Connections belongs to other organizations?



3. I see your organization… Continue

Added by LIYE LIN on June 1, 2009 at 4:47pm — 2 Comments

Tutor/Mentor Leadership & Networking Conference on May 28&29th

I was honored to be invited to the leadership conference organized by Cabrini Connections on the first working day.



I with another two interns KG & Karse from South Korea was helping the staff collecting some conference files before Thursday. Dan was showing me related links with introduction of this conference. I already knew what was going on between Thursday and Friday.



We had to arrive in the conference earlier than working days around 8:30am. The conference was… Continue

Added by LIYE LIN on June 1, 2009 at 2:39pm — No Comments

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