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Getting more and crucial conversation

August 3rd, 2019 No Comments

So the other day someone asked me a question – why are they pissed off when their expectation is not met This kind of situation occurs daily – I have seen a fair share of these situations. So I explained that there are a couple of pointers we have to always keep in mind: End […]

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[Guest Post] What’s the real noble truth of love, Attachment vs Genuine love

March 28th, 2018 No Comments

Prologue Buddhism defines love into separation of attachment love vs genuine love We are almost never satisfied after an argument outbreak. We felt tired, exhausted thinking over and over again on what went wrong. What should we correct, what we deemed is right and we refuse to change for our other half. Trying to think […]


Are we fully responsible for our actions?

September 5th, 2015 No Comments

The other day I have an interesting conversation with a friend. The question was, “are we fully responsible for our actions?” I have argued no but the counter explanation given was worth pondering; if we are not fully responsible for our actions, are we just wriggling off the hook conveniently anytime we want? That according […]

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Time Decay factor

May 23rd, 2015 No Comments

While learning about options, there is one concept called time decay factor when selling options (calls or puts). I thought it’s great if we can apply the same concept to our lives. Time decay factor works like compounding interest except its starting point is at the maximum. As time passes by, its intrinsic ‘value’ decreases.


Catch Me If You Can – Frank Abagnale

May 29th, 2014 No Comments

It’s a true story of Frank Abagnale. Or if you like Frank Williams, Robert Conrad, Frank Adams, and Robert Monjo. One man. Many names. Many identities. Many careers. He became a pilot, a doctor, a lawyer and a professor. So far so good. Only problem is

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How to Overcome Psychological Damage?

May 28th, 2014 No Comments

Most people do not realize they have psychological damage. Even if they do, how many can overcome the damage in an effective way? Hiding it or outright denial will only delay the inevitable and often when it’s too late. This damage is known as fear and it’s the worst of the lot.

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A Summary of This Blog to Date and The Next Pit Stop

May 25th, 2014 No Comments

So much has changed with this blog entering its fourth year, yet so much has not. Whether I’ve found the truth I couldn’t confidently tell. Only nearer, I constantly console myself. A step closer to unravelling the mysteries of life, mayhaps? Upon reflection, the basic pillars of this blog haven’t changed.  They are based on (a) […]

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How to Negotiate

May 14th, 2014 1 Comment

I remember some time back when a friend of mine casually mentioned that the most important thing he learned during his MBA is negotiation. While decision making is concerned with optimizing resources (click here for the post),

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Occam’s Razor, Scuttlebutt and Lao Tze

February 13th, 2014 No Comments

From Wiki, Occam’s razor (also written as Ockham’s razor from William of Ockham (c. 1287 – 1347), and in Latin lex parsimoniae) is a principle of parsimony, economy, or succinctness used in problem-solving. It states that among competing hypotheses, the hypothesis with the fewest assumptions should be selected.

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4 Steps to Perfect English

June 30th, 2013 No Comments

I read with amusement articles posted on facebook recently regarding the deteriorating standard of English in this country. I offer a quick guide to those who wish to better themselves in this area. A few areas to take note:

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