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A journey of a person working from home

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 [...]

Business that Do Well During Recession

Based on an article published by USnews, the top 10 retailers who are surviving despite the recession have some attributes such as: 1. Conservative Expansion Mode Prior to the economy crisis, a lot of growing companies borrowed heavily to expand based on overly optimistic projection. When the economy crashes, and the effect is felt right [...]

Designing a magazine/ catalogue for your company’s product

Companies sometimes would publish magazines/catalogue for free distribution to their customers.  For example, banks would publish rewards brochures, IKEA would publish their magazines, Tupperware and direct selling companies with their catalogue, greeting cards companies would have their  product catalogue (even though it is often not distributed for free). Product catalogue or magazines can create awareness of your company’s [...]

Case study: How a cafe with slow business made a comeback

When there’s a will, there’s a way. Too many businesses give up too soon before they can see results. Today, I want to share with you a case study of a cafe in Malaysia- on how I have seen it going from a dying business till having business picking up. Hopefully you can draw some [...]

Even if you cannot pursue your dream, blog about it instead

When I was in primary 5, there was a small duration where I sold chewing gum for some side income. I would buy the chewing gum- which each packet contained 5 strips for 20 cents. And I would sell by the strips of 5 cents each. For each packet of chewing gum sold (5 strips), [...]