Category: Careers

  • Purposely one

    When I was young, and we play in the school playground, there will be fights around me; sometimes they involved me. And when asked why the fight started, the aggressive kid would say “he did this to me”. Then the other guy would say “accidentally” – and then the comeback from the aggressive kid, “no,…

  • Why Coach?

    As I continued with my coaching and guiding work, the conviction to help others and the sense of purpose behind that has grown. A regular reader of my writings will noticed that I often write about education as much as I pen commentary on the culture we live within. It is probably because our education…

  • Separating or Pooling?

    So over the past 2-3 weeks, I’ve been pondering over our education system. It all started with that chat I had with my friends, and then the article I wrote, and then more thinking. I even thought at one point I want to start a podcast about education and go around interviewing people how they…

  • Love of Economics

    In a recent coaching call, I tried to share the differences between doing Economics and Finance. It was not easy; somehow pre-University students feel rather muddled between finance and economics which came as no surprise to me. The thing is, both deals with business; but economics is a much broader topic of which finance is…

  • Growing Organisation

    As I stepped into the working world, I became fascinated by micro-cultures within workplaces, organisations and groups of people working together within a department or division. This micro-cultures had a huge impact on the productivity of teams, the behaviours of its members, the output, the way results are articulated and above all, the well being…