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When you have to chosen to be a writer or blogger, you would spend a lot of time churning out content. The task is even more challenging for a freelance or a full time writer may be required to write on topics that is not a personal favourite. There will come a time when writers [...]

in Blogging, CAREER

There is this guy from my secondary school who dropped out at 15. Prior to dropping out, he ran into a number of disciplinary problems because he liked to dye his hair (and those days, dyed hair is banned in schools). One day, when I accompanied my mom to the market, I was surprised to [...]

in CAREER, Career-Student, Tis Thing Called Life

When I saw the book Ignore Everybody and Other 39 Keys to Creativity by Hugh MacLeod, the chapters I flipped that made me took the book were “Keep Your Day Job” and “Beware of Turning Hobbies into Jobs”. As I took the book back, I sat intently from afternoon and finish the book at dusk. [...]

in Book Review, CAREER, Career-Dream, Creativity

This is a continuation of the previous article, “Should you accept donation from bad people for a good cause?” In terms of corporate life, a leader is often paid to sometimes implement changes that are more for the shareholders interest instead of the staff and customers. Should a leader continue to work for such an [...]

in CAREER, Career-Quit, Tis Thing Called Life

Ever since from as young as I could remember, I had been helping my mother to bake jam tarts.  It is an annual thing before Chinese New Year. The jam tarts would be then distributed to neighbors, relatives and friends… FOR FREE.  We get to take some back to share with our friends. The baking thing lasts [...]

in CAREER, Life, Tis Thing Called Life

More and more web/blog owners are reporting a drop in Adsense earnings- some as much as 70% or more sudden drop in recent months. As Google did a round of algorithm- and wiped out a huge amount of its Adwords advertisers- coupled with the overall economy downturn, bloggers worldwide are affected. The change can literally [...]

in Blogging, CAREER, Finance or Money

When we want to do something, it should not always be for the money, Or what it is in for us. Else, we would just be following like the waves of the world… If people say this is good, we go for it… When people say that is profitable, everyone flock to it. When we [...]

in CAREER, Finance or Money

One of the challenges that a full time blogger must be willing to undertake is the uncertainties and strong dependancy of earnings based on Google’s traffic and search rankings. A change in Google search algorithm could drastically bring down traffic earnings – and this uncertainty is one of the main factors that prevented me from [...]

in Blogging, CAREER

Dream jobs and dream companies does not exist. So far, I have not come across anyone who could tell me that their in their dream job. You may hear people who just joined a company telling you this at first- but ask them back the same question after 3 or 6 months, you are bond [...]

in CAREER, Career-Dream

It depends on your MAIN and REAL reason behind blogging. Is it to make money? To share your thoughts? To promote your product and services? If you are in it just for the dough $$$$….. Many people blog just for the money. Here are my experiences of the few years I spend running blogs part-time (most of [...]

in Blogging, CAREER, Career-Quit
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