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6 Things You Can Do While Waiting to Be Happier

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We spend a lot of time waiting. For most of us, a large part of our time is taken by commuting and traveling. Or just lining up for things. I used to have the mentality of seeing these periods of time as time wasted, and as a result, I looked for time wasters to fill them up with: social media, reading news, watching movies, listening to songs, and so on. It’s not that these activities are...

What My Snowboarding Gear Consists Of

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When I first started snowboarding, it was a completely new activity to me. I remember how unfamiliar everything was, and how awkward I felt. One of the problems that I definitely faced was what to bring and wear/use. A lot of items were very new to me, and I didn’t know my preferences, nor what to look out for when buying something. For most items, I had to buy several different kinds...

5 Crucial Reasons Why I Snowboard, And You Should Too

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When I was running my business, I didn’t have much time to pursue any hobbies or interests on a consistent basis. Much of my time was spent on the business, since there was always something that could be worked on. My work consumed me, and I justified it because I was improving my career, and besides, it was better to spend time on my work than on idle and negative activities. It was only...

I Didn’t Understand Money, And I Paid The Price

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I had a 2-month internship at Microsoft once when I was much younger. It paid me around SGD350 a month (or about USD250). I knew it was a very low-paying job, but I was a student, and it was the going rate. It didn’t become clear just how low-paying it was though, until I went out for a nice dinner with my friends. The mains at the restaurant cost about SGD35. It struck me that it would...

I Became a Millionaire at 33 And It Was A Disappointment

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I’ve heard hitting the magical 7-figures mark is a goal of many. It was mine, too, for many years, until I finally did it and got to having a million dollars in my bank account. It was an extremely long process though, because it came about when the business that I co-founded and grew for 17 years got acquired, and I walked away a millionaire. For context, I came from a low/middle income...

About Author

I've over 17 years of entrepreneurship experience, having built a tech company to be the top in the country, which was subsequently acquired for an 8-figure sum. As CEO, I led the company through robust growth to 150 employees across 4 countries. After the acquisition, I embraced minimalism, sold off my personal possessions, and started living around the world.

Read more about my story here.