Tag: reflections

Thoughts on The Time Keeper

January 15th, 2014   •   2 comments   

“Everything man does today to be efficient, to fill the hour? It does not satisfy. It only makes him hungry to do more. Man wants to own his existence. But no one owns time. When you are measuring life, you are not living it.”

Since time immemorial, man has always been preoccupied with optimising his use of time. He invented innumerable ways to improve efficiency, generate greater returns on time spent, and maximise mileage out of every waking minute.
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10 Ways to Learn from Life

January 12th, 2014   •   no comments   

Courtesy of Marc and Angel Hack Life

Are you too cool for school? Do you loathe exam jitters?

Well, consider this. Most of the stuff we learn don’t actually hail from the hallowed halls of educational institutions. Instead, they come from our everyday encounters and experiences.
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Our Love-Hate Relationships with Our Phones

November 3rd, 2013   •   1 comment   

Courtesy of Business News Daily

At work or play, in sickness or in health, there is always something close to our bodies.

Want to guess what that is?

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Reflections from The Alchemist

September 4th, 2013   •   no comments   

Reflections from The Alchemist

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21

As a business blogger, I don’t often read fiction. However, I couldn’t resist picking up Paulo Coelho’s mega-bestseller The Alchemist after hearing so much about it from friends.
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Life in the Social Era

August 25th, 2013   •   2 comments   

Image courtesy of Fedobe

In the age of social media, life becomes a spectator sport. The only difference is that we’re both the athlete and the audience in this arena.

Meals, shopping trips, holidays, and events become Instagram, Flickr or YouTube moments. Daily murmurs are framed on Facebook while fleeting thoughts (in 140 characters or less) are immortalised on Twitter. The more verbose (like yours truly) would seek the solace of blogs, documenting their thoughts in detail.

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The Value of Asking

July 3rd, 2013   •   no comments   

Courtesy of Fruitfulista

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” – Matthew 7:7

Quoting from the bible, asking has always been one of the core tenets of success. Time and time again, the people who make it a point to ask (and ask regularly) are the ones who tend to do better in almost any field in life – romance, school, work, social circles, and of course spirituality.
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Leadership Lessons from Ah Boys to Men 2

February 20th, 2013   •   no comments   

Ah Boys to Men 2

Following the box office success of Ah Boys to Men, local filmmaker Jack Neo’s Ah Boys to Men 2 has scaled new heights as the top grossing local film of all time. Based on the exploits of Recruit Ken Chow (Joshua Tan) and his platoon mates Wayang King (Maxi Lim), Lobang (Wang Weiliang) and I P Man (Noah Yap), the movie is filled with laugh-a-minute moments infused with patriotic messages about what it means to defend our country.
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7 Lessons from the Life of Pi

December 21st, 2012   •   no comments   

7 Lessons from the Life of Pi

Few movies have impacted me as much as Life of Pi directed by Oscar winning Lee Ang based on the novel of the same name by Yann Martel.

With breathtaking cinematography, hyper realistic CGI and compelling acting, the movie was a visually spectacular work of art.
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