Category: Entrepreneurship & Business

March 19, 2014

Reality Sinking In

The road before me is scary. Risks are running high. One licencing exam completed. Another one coming up. In the same month, Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA2) is due. After presenting my vision board, it dawned upon me how much I expect frommyself in 5 years. When I told my employer that I am aiming RM3,000 though my UTC full time, his response was, "I think […]

March 17, 2014

What Kept Me on the Edge On Days Leading to Saturday

16 November 2013  Took the Computerised Unit Trust Exam (CUTE) at Cosmopoint Kuching. I failed. Early February 2014, I decided to give it another shot. Unlike the first time, I sat for “Understanding Unit Trust Basics” (UUTB) module in its completeness. I also took the “Best Practices” module, another training required before being a Unit Trust Consultant (UTC). Come Saturday, March 15th, 2014, about four […]

March 13, 2014

Re-Doing a Vision Board

Visions and dreams help us get out of routine mode and enter an accelerated and focused route. Well, some of us at least. I noticed – from those around me – many stopped dreaming after they’ve attained a dream: obtaining a degree, joining the career that they want, or settle down. After that it is all “grown up business”. Someone has to pay the bills, […]

December 2, 2013

An Exhausting but Rewarding Journey

It is hard to believe that after one stock take, numerous “No Plastic Saturdays” and nearly a thousand cartons of stock, I am still a SALES ASSISTANT CUM CASHIER at a healthcare & lifestyle retail pharmacy! After almost two months and over 170 gifts later, I am finding myself still enjoying the retail line. Learning Steadily When I joined the retail pharmacy, it was towards […]

October 5, 2013

Need to Learn to Sell

Competent white paper copywriters posses certain competencies in the art and science of white paper writing. Skills are the same: whether you are writing in-house or are an outsourced contractor/freelancer. Writing the white paper itself is merely a fraction of the whole process. And competent white paper copywriters know and understand that process. How did I began? After going through the materials over and over […]