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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

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

We may find that the goals we want to achieve in life is almost impossible- the task too enormous, the goal too far reached. Often, we become disheartened and give up before we even begin. The next time you feel that way, just take small gradual steps- take the first step, get started. Keep on doing- [...]

in Blogging, Tis Thing Called Life

In my previous job, I thought that instead of all the corporate rat-race, perhaps it is a good change to take a paycut to opt for life with better quality. To work for those who are in the line of helping others. Therefore I was willing to take a pay-cut for a change and also because the [...]

in CAREER, Career-Paycut, Finance or Money

I am sure that many of you have attended business opportunity presentation. A long time friend who you have never seen in years suddenly contact you and invite you out for tea or a meal. Then over casual chats, he talked about how he is in this business and now he is having a very [...]

in Income

Few days ago I was talking to a friend- who is serving her notice as she had tendered her resignation. After almost 20 years of working with the same organization that she had ever known (her very first job), she felt disillusioned and very exhausted. She watched as some of her friends, even though being [...]

in Blogging, CAREER, Career-Quit

My friend shared with me recently on a talk that she had attended from a well known speaker, Ajahn Brahm. After his talk, a member of the audience asked him on how we can help the poor people in India? During her trip there, she saw so much of suffering and poverty and wondered what [...]

in Finance or Money, Tis Thing Called Life, ZH

If you have dreams constantly haunting you to be realized, these dreams would probably never die till you do something about them. And when you do something about them, there are two likely outcomes: You lived your life because you live your dreams You realized that realty is not really as what it seems, and [...]

in CAREER, Career-Dream

While many working people are stuck in unhappy jobs, fresh graduates are having problems getting a job. Even landing in an interview is next to impossible. In that case, what to do while waiting for someone to call for interview after submitting countless application? Consider jobs that are out of your scope of study You [...]

in CAREER, Career-Student