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Do you hate Mondays? If so, what’s keeping you from quiting your job? If you said a steady paycheck and the promise of a secure retirement, then you’re in for a big disappointment. In today’s volatile economy, there’s nothing safe about punching the block for the job you hate. In his book, No More Mondays, Dan [...]

in Book Review

Many people spend hours stuck in jobs that they do not like- but hang on to just because the salary and benefits are good. Pamela Skillings, a career expert and corporate escapee wrote the book Escape from Corporate America: A Practical Guide to Creating the Career of Your Dreams to provide inspiration for those who are stuck [...]

in Book Review

Article below was written by Boey Ping Ping titled “There’s no place like home” and  was published in The Star paper on 20 June 2009. Her thoughts and experience are still relevant today as it did almost 10 years ago. I was not able to trace the article online and decide to type out the entire [...]

in Entrepreneurship or Small Business, Finance or Money

There are a number of blogs that I follow because these authors write quality content that are beneficial. Some of them are: 1. Personal Finance for Christians (url: http://www.christianpf.com/) Bob (and his entire department) was laid off in 2008 when a larger firm bought over his company. Instead of looking for a full time job, [...]

in Blogging

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

This is a question I keep pondering back and forth as I contemplate in getting either a Smartphone (like the Galaxy Note) or a tablet that my friends have been recommending me to use.  Most people I know already own a Smartphone. I’ve thought of owning it mainly to help me to be able to post more [...]

in Blogging, Finance or Money

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

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