Should You Go Full Time or Part Time?


Whenever we hear the word “entrepreneur,” we instantly think of someone who is full of ideas and willing to take the risk to begin any ventures. That’s not entirely true although those are the traits we commonly see in entrepreneurs. Take me for example. I’m a rather risk-averse person. While I do take risks, I only take calculated risks. I…

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5 Little Things You Do that Drive People Away


(This is an updated post. It was originally posted on February 24th, 2015.) Often we hear about the little things you can do to make someone’s day or your day better and generally these little things add up to the happiness you can potentially create for yourself and for the people around you. At the same time, there are also…

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Overcoming Your Limiting Beliefs Before It’s Too Late


“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford- Everyone of us have one or more self-imposed limiting beliefs throughout our lives. I’m not talking about  striving to become the next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates but even if you and I do, who is to say it’s not possible? Yes, it’s going to be…

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Develop a Learning Attitude to Stay Ahead and Current with Your Business


I was never interested in studying or learning in school. When I was in elementary school, I started my own little business where I would purchase stationery in bulk and sell it to my classmates. I also made ice-cream sticks and sell it to my neighbourhood kids. In high school, I was that “unintelligent dork” who was in my own…

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Entrepreneur Mindset versus Employee Mindset


When I wanted to start a business, I was asked this question on the purpose of starting a business. Before I know any better, I said that because I wanted to be financially free, you know, like what I read in Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki. I think most people in the Generation Y era can relate to…

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Being Nice is a Choice, Not an Obligation


For the kind, friendly and generous peeps out there, it’s an easy choice to make to be nice. It’s like a built-in programme where your default mode is to be nice to anyone you come across and even nicer to the people you love and care about. It almost feel like you’re obliged to be nice. That’s a good thing…

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My Struggle with Perfectionism and How I’m Overcoming It


If you were a self-aware perfectionist, you would understand my struggle. Why self-aware? Well, some perfectionists are not even aware they’re driving themselves and others crazy. They probably don’t even realize that their circle of friends is getting smaller. Perfectionism is a double-edged sword. It can be a good thing. You wouldn’t want, say a mediocre surgeon performing surgery on…

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3 Things Homepreneurs Wish Family and Friends Understood


If you’re a homepreneur, you could probably relate to this. While running our business from home have many advantages, there are some challenges other than the business itself. It can be quite emotionally draining having to deal with family and friends who don’t understand how we work.  There’s an article by Kevin Daum published in Inc.com with the title 6…

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