Weekend Food For Thought – 4 Feb 2011

I shared this on my Facebook page and got quite the reception. So I just thought I’d document it here on my blog too. Weekend Food For Thought; People always ask me how I did it; Referring to getting bankrupted, living broke for almost 7 years, working my butt off, changing careers at 42 years […]

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2011 Season’s Greetings!

It’s that time of the year again and here’s a timely reminder (courtesy of G.M Teoh) as we celebrate Christmas and spend time with family, friends and loved ones … The Mayonnaise Jar and the 2 Cups of Coffee When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day […]

I’m A Role Model!

Tessie is a Graduate of my Tutorial from 2008. She is a successful trainer herself and she was recently featured in an interview with Jakarta Globe and quoted me as one of her role models alongside other big name successes. Certainly flattening and definitely motivating. Thank you Tessie! You can read her whole article here.

A Lesson In Brilliant Marketing

While everyone makes the buzz on Tampines’ DBSS $880,000 price tag bigger and noisier, little do they know that they are all falling for the oldest and most effective marketing ploy … textbook stuff on how to hype up a sale. The whole idea is to generate interest. Whether the interest is positive or negative, […]

Discharged But Still Being Punished

After the relief of being discharged from bankruptcy three and a half years ago, I still find myself in financial jail. This is in spite of the government telling me that I am free of all my previous financial obligations and the fact that I have paid up all my debts to every one of […]

22 Years of Friendship

Kristy, a staff member at AKLTG, was having a conversation with Lucy a month ago about how we’ve been able to stand each other for more than 20 years and hold our marriage together so many times in our tragic past when other couples would have given up for less. Her answers were no different […]

Common Sense Prudence

Why do you still stay in a 3-Room Flat and drive a Suzuki when you can afford much better? This is a common question I get all the time.  I myself must have asked that question of others in my earlier years. The answers to that one simple question are varied as they are vast […]

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Personal Thanks and Tribute to a Selfless Coach

Here’s another really nice testimonial. It’s one thing to get such nice words from a fresh student but to get it from a student that has already been trading for some time is another thing altogether and it means a lot to me. And it means even more when lessons in life are appreciated above […]

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It has been a long two months.

I have had two of the busiest months of my last five years and needless to say, I am knackered. I don’t know if I can remember everything that happened in the last 60 days but I’ll do my best to get everyone up to speed including what is going on in this rock-n-roll market. […]

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Why I Keep Long Hair

This is one question many want to ask and few actually dare to ask. So for what ever it’s worth, here it is once and for all – the “long story” I usually use as an excuse to not explain it. I was born into the hippie era in the 60s and grew up on […]