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 […]

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 […]

March 1, 2016

3M 2016 Goals Review

Can you believe it?! We’re in the 3rd month of 2016. Nine more months to go! Early the year, I wrote down 10 Goals for 12 months in the style of Brian Tracy’s The Luck Factor. To recap, here are the goals:-

February 24, 2016

Features of Westminster: Shadow Cabinet

Every day when the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and the Commons assemble, honourable and noble members walk through the Halls of Westminster. Among them is the Leader of Her Majesy’s Most Loyal Opposition – currently The Right Honourable Jeremy Corbyn, who is also the Leader of the Labour Party. In 2010, this post was held by The Right Honourable David Cameron, Tory Leader, from 2005 […]