You don’t need to reply. This is my periodic review of “everything in my life”.
I have recently implemented a few controversial decisions about my career, investment, family..
(As an example, the biggest is moving back to U.S. alone and starting the green card process.)
I make major decisions carefully and slowly (unless decisiveness needed), but an observer may say I’m not a good decision maker and point out my track record. Actually I don’t remember anyone pointed them out, not even my family members. The person who point a finger at my “unwise” decisions is the “judge” in my head…
Here are some of those controversial decisions
- I will not give up Singapore citizenship, and I will retire in Singapore, relying on the Singapore government for my retirement. Singapore system is much more caring and efficient than China or U.S. systems.
- I plan to work till 70 or older, perhaps for a token salary. I will keep up my interview skills.
- I feel my relationship and communication skills are not my strengths so through a series of trials-and-errors I have decided to stick to a technical career.
- I’m staying in Bayonne, planning to buy my first home here. The schools are just above average.
- I have always preferred home locations that doesn’t need a car.
- At age 44 I decided to leave my family in Singapore and come to the U.S. to start the GC process