Category: Reflections

August 16, 2016

Revising Directions and Goals.

It’s August 2016. A lot has happened in the past 8 months, but at the same time nothing has. When it comes to goal reviews, I’m late by 2 months. Nonetheless it’s important to re-evaluate one’s direction. Taking the time to reflect on values and priorities set against the changes. Anyway, there’s a lot to re-examine. For this entry, let me just focus on one: […]

July 25, 2016

Politics of Principles or Persecution?

1Malaysia Development Board (1MDB) is on every Malaysian’s lips since 2014. Allegations after allegations came out in the media – both mainstream and alternative. Politicians outside the Barisan Nasional (BN) have capitalised on the issue repeatedly: blogs, political talks, Sarawak State Elections 2016, Kuala Kangsar and Sungai Besar By-Elections 2016. Allegation is defined as “a statement of claimed fact contained in a complaint (a written […]

July 11, 2016

A Closure – Better Late then Never

Books do not judge. They ferry us to a world of possibilities away from prying eyes. Authors impart their wisdom and insights through a stroke of a pen. Ideas are planted in the fertile soils of the mind. The words interact with our imagination to create a realm hidden from prying eyes. Notebooks capture thoughts, ideas, hopes, and experience of the moment until the ink fades […]

March 21, 2016

Why do you want to work for someone else?

In February 2016, I joined a social media analysis company based in the Klang Valley as their Associate Director (Business Development & Project Delivery). First, I have to thank my Aunt who forwarded my résumé to my current company in January. I should remark that the interview-hire process was the fastest in my life – all in all it took a week between the first […]

November 2, 2015

Networking Goals – Are You Ready for 2016

We’re mid-way through 4Q 2015. It’s a time for both hustling to achieve the year’s goals and planning for the new year. ===== Follow me everywhere! ===== Official site: My JSite: YouTube: IG: @atinkertoyad Twitter: @ibanese_aldric Telegram: @atinkertoyad WeChat: @aldrict FB: Pinterest:

October 29, 2015

Why Did You Want to Learn How to Ride a Bike?

Last night I was invited to a talk: How to Build a Money Making Machine Online at iCube, here in Kuching. It was a multi-level marketing (MLM) business opportunity presentation (BOP). And I’d like to thank Danny for inviting me to the event. In the brief hour I was there, I watched and mentally participated in the presentation. And the speaker, Jason Kong, asked, “How did […]

October 15, 2015

29 Awesome Years!

First, let me thank my family, friends, and relatives for the warm birthday greetings this week. I appreciate all the effort you have put into – especially the beautiful collages and photos. It’s my second year after my Mom’s passing. Birthdays are not as they used to be. In the last 12 months, a lot has happened. The journey has been very surreal! Allow me […]

June 30, 2015

Last Night…

I went through your work last night. Yeah, all your writings there.  From the first to the last. You’re right, the melody to this song is good: But you know that wasn’t my reason. Yes, I was stalking. Looking for those entries about us. I wanted to remember the feeling. The good times. And the bad. What draws me to you. Why I chose you… […]

June 27, 2015

Keeping a Bond Alive

It has been bugging me in the past few months. More so these last couple of days. Our interactions have a regular pattern: we set our eyes on each other. Enjoy each others’ company for a bit. Catch up on trivial stuff and… Talk about business. And then we start arguing. The silent treatment ensues. Either of us would try to fix things after a […]

June 7, 2015

When Feudalism 2.0 Goes Online in the Face of Tragedy

Us vs. Them. This sentiment is no stranger to us. We see it in our daily lives. In the Borneo partners of the Federation, it is even stronger. Since coming together with Malaya, Sabah and Sarawak barely saw the benefits of Malaysia – or so we like to say. I do not deny since 1963, the development – especially commercial, educational, technological and infrastructural – […]