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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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

The Jam Tart Story

by Yin on January 24, 2012

in Career,Life,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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]