We Went to LA: Universal Studios, Hollywood, Echo Park, SuperSweet Tattoo, Google Playa Vista Office

Right after Reorientation in Mountain View, we went to LA before going home! Here is a little vlog where we went to Universal Studios (Addison’s first time!), Hollywood, Echo Park, and even tattoos and coffee at Super Sweet Tattoo and Coffee! Then we ended the night with Ktown before working from home on Monday, meeting up with Jake after many years, and then going to the Google Playa Vista Office! Gorgeous!


Alicia Jabbar: Executive Leadership Coach for Women, Thought Leader, & Writer | WOMEN OF INSPIRATION

Alicia is an executive leadership coach and creator of women’s leadership programming. She has been doing this work for 7 years and has had a long winding career rooted in followed her curiosity. That path included things as wide as running strategic partnership and product teams for a data technology company to running a wedding planning business to spending time as a farmer. Beyond work, she loves to cuddle up with a book and cup of coffee, do almost anything outside in nature, get into her body or spend time with the people she loves including her son.

Listen to full podcast episode here: https://linktr.ee/christinepodcast

New Orleans VLOG: French Quarters, Commander’s Palace, Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour, Conference

I’m VP of Alumni Affairs for Phi Chi Theta Nationals Executive Council, and we meet up along with collegiates and other alumni every even year for the National Meeting (odd years for regional meetings!)! We weren’t able to have it in 2020 due to the pandemic, but we were finally able to meet in person after two years! We revisited New Orleans which was our 2020 location, and I definitely took this opportunity to travel and explore! The food of course was amazinggggg! Watch the vlog as we check out Bourbon Street, French Quarters, Jackson Square, Garden District, Commander’s Palace, Canal Street, Harrah’s Casino, Jean Lafitte’s swamp tour, etc.

Google NYC Office: Noogler Lessons Learned

I took @addisonjchen to the Google office! We’re finally allowed social guests in the NYC office! Took this photo at the rooftop terrace on 9th Ave’s 14th floor with sweeping views of NYC skyline and beautiful weather.

Lessons I learned so far:
⭐️ Embrace being new! Being an experienced hire this time around, I felt pressured to know a lot on the get go, but it’s okay to just start all over! Every company does things differently and take your time.
⭐️ Explore and learn as much as you can! The offices, the culture, the people, the work, the crossfunctional teams, the workshops and courses, everything!
⭐️ It really is what you make of it! If you are not proactive, there will be missed opportunities. Jump on it and ask what you can work on or try out or even shadow before being asked to!

Lots more coming in a video soon!

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VANCOUVER VLOG (pt.1): Gastown, Richmond Night Market, Robson Street, Capilano Suspension Bridge

Our first international trip since the pandemic, we went to Vancouver and Seattle for 10 days! This is our first time in Vancouver, and we were so excited to see all of the nature, food, and culture Vancouver had to offer. We went to Gastown, Kingyo, Stanley Park Biking Seawall, Richmond Night Market, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Kosoo, Shopping on Robson Street, Marutama Ramen with Jonathan (who was a project manager in TCC’s pro bono program)!

Subscribe to see part 2 of this trip going to Whistler Mountain, Sea to Sky Gondola, Granville Island, and more of Downtown Vancouver!

YouTube Live! Ask me anything!

I posted this on my Instagram stories and YouTube Community tab, but I’m doing a YouTube Live on Thursday, April 28 at 7 PM EDT!

Ask me any questions here in the comments for me to answer live or tune in and ask me live!

You can ask me anything about tech, careers, consulting, technology consulting, Accenture, Google or myself!

If technology consulting or consulting in general speaks to you, make sure to follow me and also check out my YouTube channel that focuses on technology consulting, consulting, careers, professional & personal development, and money for the young working professional!

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

One of my projects at work is finally going live after two years! It also happened to be my FIRST project despite having done four others while this was still ongoing. It was a long journey and we had many hurdles… SO MANY! But what held us all together – and sane – was teamwork.

Actually we had our milestone celebration yesterday and the client’s CFO mentioned this proverb. It stood out to me on how this applies in other relationships in our life too!

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I’m trying to share tips and stories that can can help motivate or inspire you to be your better self! 💁🏻‍♀️

📣 I also have a YouTube channel focusing on the tech consulting career, professional and personal development, and money! https://www.youtube.com/c/ChristineWong

👇🏻 Comment down what you think about this proverb and how this applies to your life now!

Put yourself out there!

I’m known as an extrovert to many people but I’m really an introvert. According to Myers Briggs, I’m even 90+% Introverted haha. Takes a lot of energy, but sometimes you need to push yourself! Social gatherings could intimidate you but if you focus on genuine relationships, it makes things so much easier. ❤️

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I’m trying to share tips and stories that can can help motivate or inspire you to be your better self! 💁🏻‍♀️

📣 I also have a YouTube channel focusing on the tech consulting career, professional and personal development, and money! Link in bio.

👇🏻 Comment down if you have any tips on networking, navigating the professional world, or even building any relationship, personal or professional!

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“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” by Wayne Gretzky

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Now before you say the quote is from The Office, it was originally from Wayne Gretzky. 😂

I’m not a hockey person at all, but this REALLY has been my life motto for a very long time. As someone risk averse, I really tried to pushed myself to do more and do better. I have never regretted it. Thanks Jake!

I’m trying to share tips and stories that can can help motivate or inspire you to be your better self! 💁🏻‍♀️

📣 I also have a YouTube channel focusing on the tech consulting career, professional and personal development, and money! https://www.youtube.com/c/ChristineWong

👇🏻 Comment down below on the last time you took a big risk and got even bigger rewards! Take the leap!

Fake it till you make it

I used to do DECA high school business competitions. My first time was in my high school sophomore year when I did a 30-paged business plan on a East meets West department store which was a one-stop shop in Asian food, groceries, furniture, clothing… literally everything.

When we go to States competition in Rochester, we had to make an investment pitch. This was my first time ever presenting, and it was THE WORST. I LITERALLY read off a piece of paper and made NO eye contact. I epically failed. I went home so disappointed in myself because I had no confidence in myself despite knowing everything that I had to say.

I tried it again the next year and the year after that. I learned from my mistakes, and I knew it was all a confidence issue, but in my senior year, I made the top 10! I was able to do it by faking it even if I’m not confident.

Of course it doesn’t stop there. I went to college and when you major in business, you have to make presentations. My junior year in Core, AGAIN another program dedicated to a business plan on a new idea and an investment pitch, I had the confidence that shocked myself. Time and time again, I surprise myself and eventually, I was able to talk confidently and with poise. Now I KILL my job interviews, got my Accenture job, and now do YouTube videos where I put myself out there.

This was definitely a journey, but my confidence in myself, in my voice, and in my ideas have grown and now I am not afraid to be myself in front of anyone else. It took a while, but faking it till I made it definitely helped me get to this point, and I’m so glad I pushed myself! When have you pushed yourself for the better?

I also have a YouTube channel focusing on professional development, personal development, and a career & lifestyle in technology consulting!