The 21 Common Sense Business Development Truths are points of business truths coined from the book “Financial Times Guides: Business Development – How to Win Profitable Customers and Clients” by Ian Cooper. These down-to-earth truths, as Ian has coined, offer much wisdom on how to develop your business, whether you’re just planning to start out […]Read More The 21 Common Sense Business Development Truths
I have a really weird name. My name is something that makes people scratch their head. It stumbled my teachers, blundered cashiers, confused my then-be-managers, and baffled my business partners. Other than being a one-of-a-kind name, it purely consist of consonants, making people unsure how to pronounce it. It is weird to pronounce and equally weird to […]Read More I Was Given A Weird Name By My Father
I think I am a weirdo. My age is something that I prefer to not bring up–if I can just forget it and cast it into oblivion. But I think I cannot just do that. I have to yield to it at some point, and probably even to reality. Most especially since I have a […]Read More Confessions from a Twenty Three Year Old CEO
I think I am well acquainted with fear. I have heard friends say that I am too courageous, probably nearing to the degree of recklessness. I make decisions involving obvious risks with personal consequences. I make decisions that would make my knees and jaw tremble. I desperately move forward, making decisions that will push my […]Read More On Fear
Twelve months? Ten? Fourteen? I’ve lost honest count of how long it has been since I started to study Japanese. One of my Yearly Goals (my yearly personal challenge) last year was for me to enroll in a Japanese language class. I really thought that I would make it through getting myself enrolled in a […]Read More Nihongo 101: How to open the door?
I think that I had been putting the blame of my recent lack of self-discipline on to Someone. My new knowledge of God’s sovereignty was music to my ears. Even though the knowledge of it is beyond comforting to my soul, but it also became a reason for me not to take any responsibility over […]Read More On Self-Discipline
Pain has a weird way of knocking at my door and trying to change me. Her cold, colorless heavy air and her overwhelming, sheer weight would almost always slow down my pace, make me sit on my chair, and force to me my unwanted introspective questions. My frustrated poetic expressions aside, I would like to think […]Read More Is It Worth Starting a Company In Your 20s?
Learning To Read The first time that I read a book from cover to cover was when I was in highschool. Our English teacher assigned us a project of reading a book and then making a review out of it. Being a highschool kid who never had any interest in books, I got myself a […]Read More Three Reasons Why You Should Read Books
I’ve had my share of weird experience with girls. I’ve had a random girl ask me my number, a girl suddenly giving me her number, girls asking me for private piano lessons, girls confessing to me, and other weird things that make me freeze on the spot and blush hot red. I’m not handsome to […]Read More To Be Liked By Many, Or To Be Loved By A Few
People have been asking me how I’m doing so much with my finite time: having a full-time day job, a startup at the sidelines, music and songwriting, a fitness goal, a language goal, reading goals, and this blog to run. To answer this, I have to be blunt upfront. I’m not the best at time management. […]Read More Four Keys For A Better Time Management