Where’s the line?

On my mind now

19 May 2015 | 0 Comments

Finally I had an opportunity to speak about this issue which has been on my mind for a while now.
Where do we draw the line between relationships and accountability?
As a result of a relationship in business spanning for more than 20 years, how far would you go to forgive a mistake? Or let me push [...]

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Giving Face

Epiphanies

11 May 2015 | 0 Comments

Giving face. Big thing, really a big thing.
In some recent dealings and communications with people of the Oriental origin, it is worth to keep in mind that for them, the face, or pride is very important. This means, we need to give them face and hold their pride, as much as we can. And this [...]

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Only one, my friend!

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6 May 2015 | 0 Comments

Imagine a movie in which the main actor is acting in all the roles. Imagine Johnny Depp (one of my favourite actors), in his Pirates of the Caribbean acting not only as Captain Jack Sparrow, but also playing the role of Hector Barbosa, Captain Davy Jones and even Captain Edward Teach (the pirates even other [...]

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Only One, Only One, Only One

On my mind now

6 May 2015 | 0 Comments

Imagine a movie in which the main actor is acting in all the roles. Imagine Johnny Depp (one of my favourite actors), in his Pirates of the Caribbean acting not only as Captain Jack Sparrow, but also playing the role of Hector Barbosa, Captain Davy Jones and even Captain Edward Teach (the pirates even other [...]

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Epiphanies

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4 May 2015 | 0 Comments

I cannot recall what year was this, could be either in 1995 or 1996 when I was working in an IT firm providing system integration services.
One of my clients was from a financial institution sector known as Lembaga Tabung Haji, which handles all the hajj pilgrim affairs in the country – from collecting funds all [...]

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The Approach matters!

Communication

28 April 2015 | 0 Comments

Do you know how to communicate with the correct approach when presenting or giving presentations?
What types of presentations are there, that you can think of?
While the list below may not be exhaustive, I can think of the following main types of presentations, each requiring their own unique approaches.
1. Sales Presentations – pre and post. This [...]

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30 Years Later

Book Review, On my mind now

22 April 2015 | 0 Comments

I remember being in a hotel room in Bangkok when I was 17, and looked inside the drawer and found a book titled ‘The Teachings of Buddha’, published by a Japanese Buddhist Foundation.
Naturally interested in studies of religion and theology, I found it to be an interesting read. So many parables and powerful phrases, many [...]

The Whatsapp menace

Communication, On my mind now

18 April 2015 | 0 Comments

Right, so you got this application on your mobile contraption? I bet it says last seen like 10-seconds ago?
I find this application to have taken over people’s lives. People live on this and depend on it too much. Whatever makes you happy.
Yes, I do use this as well, mainly for fun, keeping in touch with [...]

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Where do I begin?

On my mind now

17 April 2015 | 0 Comments

Gosh it has been ages since I posted on my own blog. It’s like a long hiatus.
So much has happened since, it’s like going through three major upgrades of a software application. So, I am a bit lost as to where to even begin.
Therefore I will post randomly – the expressions written may not necessarily [...]

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Your measuring tape

On my mind now

30 November 2014 | 0 Comments

I once read a line from somewhere: ‘My measure of success is not how high I will fly, but how much higher will you fly’.
Have you had people in your life whom you have taught, and then they went on to become as successful or even more successful than you?
I myself have at least one, [...]

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