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Beware of turning hobbies into jobs

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. [...]

Should you work for a company with questionable principles?

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 [...]

There is no such thing as a dream job or dream company

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 [...]

Some lessons I’ve learnt from my paycut job

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 [...]

Considerations before you become an insurance, mutual funds or MLM agent

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 [...]