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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 [...]

Keeping a tidy and organized desk will improve your productivity and focus

Some of us a naturally untidy people- even though after extensive spring cleaning, the desk quickly become a cluttered mess each time. And after a while, we just give up trying. Then one day, as again we are not able to find our stuff, this time an important document, we vow to tidy up our [...]

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 [...]

When you are sick of working with someone else for a living

When I was in Singapore, I’ve met a guy who is now in a similar industry as I was. He was only a few years older than me, slot his guts out with the company but find that there are many things out of this control. So he had wanted to come out and take the [...]