Month: April 2016

April 12, 2016

Taking Up a Cause – Let’s Fight the Stigma

I’ve been a little selfish over the years. My posts have predominantly been about politics, religion, spirituality, business, personal finance, travel, popular culture, and personal loss and growth. At the same time, it lacks a soul. A cause. Raising the awareness also begins with educating myself. When you want to master something, they say teach others what you learn. If I want to help fight […]

April 11, 2016

Social Data Analysis Weekly Presentation 01/2016

Can you believe it?! Two months have passed since I accepted my new role in Kuala Lumpur. One of the things I miss is the Weekly Presentations in BNI Signature Chapter. It’s the slot where we educate our members and visitors about what we do and the referrals that we are looking for in 60 seconds. Do watch this video, one I made this morning, for […]

April 8, 2016

Angel – End of an Era

It is finished… In 2000, I began watching Angel as it aired on Malaysia’s TV2, also known as RTM2. I remember the promotion on Radio 4, now TraXX FM. The announcer called it “…the male version of Buffy the Vampire Slayer“. It was a simple time where vampires would burst into dust when a wooden stake goes through their heart. Or bursts up into flames when […]

April 5, 2016

How did you get into copywriting?

“Aldric, how did you get into copywriting? What is your story?” In this video, I’d like to share how my encounter with copywriting is purely by chance. There was no formal schooling or training. It was driven by passion and non-fiction writing interest. Over the years, it has been a privilege and an honour to write many types of copy and text: Speeches for a […]

April 4, 2016

Nepotism in Malaysia Ended in 1997

Nepotism: noun. the practice among those with power or influence of favoring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs. Sarawak’s 2016 Elections are now moving faster. Chief Minister Adenan Satem announced at the press conference in Wisma Bapa Malaysia – Sarawak’s Seat of Government. Political aspirants started lobbying for their respective arty’s tickets months ago. Some take to Facebook to publicly record their efforts. As some incumbents […]