On Quora, I frequently come across questions such as: How do I become rich? How can I become a millionaire by age 30? How do I turn $100,000 into $1 million? Am I considered rich if I earn $200,000 a year? Over the past weekend, I had the opportunity to play a game in aContinue reading “How to become rich”
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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?”
20 years ago when I was serving National Service in the army, I was doing my first Company Orderly Sergeant duty. My main duty that morning was to take attendance and report strength to my superior. It was the single most frustrating thing I did that day. It was unbelievably difficult to tally up theContinue reading “Work smart”
Once every year, for 1-2 weeks, I have to make my way to an army camp at 7am in the morning. The buses that pass the camp are always fully packed. At the front. For whatever reason, commuters tend to be tightly squeezed at the front, but not so at the rear of the bus.Continue reading “Think different”
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?”
A few days ago, I received a message on Quora from Rod Golding, the founder of Young Blvd. He says he’s read some of my Quora answers and likes the style that I write in. His start-up works with youth in high school and entering college (age 16-19). Could I contribute some articles to his blog?Continue reading “Origin story”