Keep your promise

In my culture, words that came out of someone’s mouth is deem as a promise unless otherwise stated. One does not casually said something and meant other things. In all aspects, this will destroy trust, respect and perhaps kill off any relationship. Particularly in the business world. In the business world, partnerships counted heavily on…

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The day I open my eyes

I must admit that when I was much younger I was particularly prejudice against the Chinese from China and China itself. The news reporting China women flew to Singapore and hooked up with elderly Singapore men for their retirement funds and citizenship distorted my impression of them. News like guys peeing in tourist attractions, mothers…

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Foreign Talent

You are working just nicely in your company, probably made up of mostly local colleagues that share your interests and once in a while, you’ll hang out with them in a pub across the road especially on Fridays when everyone wind down and bitch about work or talk about the upcoming games over beer. Suddenly…

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Fame!

As you read on, you’ll discover that I will have quite a number of award posts lining up. Every time I received such notification, I go wild with ecstatic! This means a lot to me as it is a clear indication that my words have reach out to people and I am being recognise in…

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Role Models

We all have role models we looked up to in life. Whether it’s your high school teacher, your parents, your grandparents, a prominent figure like Mother Theresa or Gandhi or even a Hollywood star. It’s how he or she inspires you to do better in your lives or how you admire her causes, her morality…

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Body Language

Building on the article yesterday, I felt I will need to touch on a age-old topic – body language. Although we have studied what body language you used will affect the impression you project to others, consciously you are unable to control your movements unless you watch every movement, every smile, wherever you place your…

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Let it out

Inspired by a fellow writer Jonathan Noble on a comment left on one of my articles, I decide to branch out on the topic of sharing information with your team. Most managers he and myself know, don’t readily share information outright, especially directive from the management. This is dangerous as your team members could be…

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