I am going to admit that I am a big Spicegirls fan. There you go. Let the laughter begin. But before then, let me explain. Music for me is tied to certain important points in my life. When I was just a struggling student, Gerry and the gang provided me some upbeat motivation to carry […]Read more "Are vinyl records worth collecting?"
This post is inspired by an article by a Harvard professor, Eric Barker’s. He wrote a book called “Barking Up the Wrong Tree.” Barker uses them as prime examples of people who succeeded because of – not in spite of – their eccentricities. Phelps has an unusual body type; Churchill was a “paranoid loose cannon.” And […]Read more "How can you be more successful in life by answering two questions?"
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Comfort zones. It’s like taking a train ride home without anyone sitting right next to me while I listen to my Top 40s on Spotify. It’s not having to make small talk with strangers. It’s not having to feel fearless when clients start shouting at you. It’s not having to think…
An article on Inc.com made me realized that sometimes we look too far for answers when they are right before us. Before I launch into more movie cliches, let me go on about the article by Thomas Goetz who is the CEO for Iodine, a digital health startup. He exclaimed on his admiration for plumbers […]Read more "Is there inspiration just in front of you?"
Just to inspire you that things can change and be relevant, I wanted to bring up the example of the Los Angeles Athletic Club (LAAC), a club that has reinvented inself with a little bit of bit and modernism. Since 1880, the LAAC) has been a fixture of downtown Los Angeles. It’s been through the […]Read more "Renovation and Reimagination?"
I grew up in Joo Chiat and along with it came wonderful sounds and smell that filled your senses. The latter more or less refers to the food choices in the area. Since I was a little boy, I have snacked on a rice dumpling from a little store there. But first, let me tell […]Read more "How to move the tummy and soul?"
My mom is on a roll. She recently swiped the can I had just finished and pull off the ring tab on top. "Collect these and you can change it for a wheelchair!" I started to wonder whether this is an urban myth. After collecting these tabs, who to you contact and who do you […]Read more "Do you collect ring tabs of cans for charity?"