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Privileges

One of my mentors said to me once, as an entrepreneur, or self-employed person you gain control of your time, your finances and even who you choose to do business with. At the same time, you lose one major privilege. The privilege to fall ill. When starting out, you...

Quantity vs Quality, how will you write?

As I go through my 100-days journey of writing, I’ve been reading quite a fair bit of articles about writing. There are two camps of writers. The one camp that goes for quantity of content; frequent but shorter in length. The other camp that goes for quality;...

Mental Models for Life

As we live life, we encounter an immense amount of input, receive just as much stimuli, and have to make sense of them to make decisions or take actions. How do we actually process them? I had thought that we usually winged it or allowed some personal guidelines to...

How to read a book

I never knew that I was doing this wrong, or there are much better ways to read a book, until I came across this blog. If you had struggled to finish any book. Or got stuck halfway. Or lost the plot or the intent. Or felt that what you are reading doesn’t add to...

What I learned in hosting AMA

Our Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) sessions were birthed with the intent of giving a spotlight, allowing other chapter members as the audience a different insight of the hot-seat member / speaker. It gives the speaker the practice of airtime, being on the stage, and the...

How do I overcome rejections?

I was recently asked this during one of my AMA (Ask-Me-Anything) sessions, and for this, I’ll take it in the business sales context. And the simple answer is, “Next?” No, no, it’s not to avoid the question. It’s “Next prospect,...