Strategic procrastination

Hello. My name is Daniel. And I’m a procrastinator.  Everyone procrastinates. The only difference is whether procrastinate works for us or against us.  The things we procrastinate are usually the most important things that we need to be working on at any point of time.  To-do lists don’t work. Well, they do work in termsContinue reading “Strategic procrastination”

What is life like for poor people in Singapore?

I had a friend once. She was a single elderly lady. She lived in a one-room flat with her nephew. Every day, she would go to the nearby church where she ate lunch and helped out with feeding the dog, folding pamphlets and such. The dog’s name was Ginny, and she (the dog) listened toContinue reading “What is life like for poor people in Singapore?”

When and how did you start to realize that your life has been controlled by money and that it doesn’t buy you happiness?

When I got my degree, I didn’t want to find a job. I saw my seniors find work and slowly had their souls sucked out of them. I didn’t want to be a corporate slave, stuck in the rat race. I first worked for a non-profit. I was going to live my life in service toContinue reading “When and how did you start to realize that your life has been controlled by money and that it doesn’t buy you happiness?”

Part-time or full-time?

My business partner and I are focusing on building our team this year. He asked me recently what I thought about the potential of someone joining our team on a part-time basis.  I remember asking my future manager the same question 7 years ago as I transited to part-time employment.  I was ill then. IContinue reading “Part-time or full-time?”