passion

To succeed in your career, follow your passion

When we are schooling, decisions are normally made for us. Our parents would decide what is the best stream (science and art) to go to. For some kids, they have been groomed from a very young age to be a doctor, engineer, accountant, etc. Some follow the path that their parents lay out for them. [...]

An interesting interview with a successful corporate figure

There is a very good article that I came across from The Star Bizweek with Tengku Zafrul Aziz under the Business section of “Your 10 Questions”. Each week, a public figure will be picked to answer 10 questions. I learned a lot from the article that I think it is too good to just be yesterday’s news [...]

Is it wise to quit your job to answer your calling?

From what I’ve heard from those who made the move (with proper planning), the answer is YES. But there is often a price to pay in everything- there’s happiness even with less in the pocket. I want to share with you the true story of a good pal of mine, W: W worked for many years in [...]

Don’t only make affirmations- follow up with plans and action.

“The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor” ~ Jim Rohn I find the above quote by Jim Rohn to be very true- in fact, I’ve learned a lot from reading his book, The Treasury of Quotes. The book carries his quotes from seminars [...]

Career: As a calling or to be rich?

When you make career choices, do you do it because of money or as a mission/calling? Sadly, many people give up their lives’ passion to persuade just a job- something that pays the bills, or to support a lavish lifestyle. But don’t forget, you have to spend 8 hours or more in your job and [...]