Social Media & Morals

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I was recently invited by the EPIC Club and Involve Club at SEGi University to participate for a public speaking competition. The topic that I had to discuss was this question: “Is social media creating moral degradation among adolescents?”. While doing my research I came across multiple contradictions that made me deeply think on how should I frame my opinion on this topic…

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Core Entrepreneurship Qualities

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Last week I visited Malaysian Entrepreneur Convention and along with over 3000 other visitors listened to successful stories of Malaysian entrepreneurs. It was organized by KK Chua who invited amazing individuals such as Dato’ CC Ngei, Benjamin Yong, Hui Mathews, Joel Neoh, Jeevan Sahadevan, Chris Tan, Sherlyn Tan, and other inspiring people. They shared valuable tips on how to succeed as an entrepreneur, yet I found that all of them had the following common qualities:

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The Dark Side of Marketing

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I have talked about the important role marketing can play in societies and its power in influencing peoples’ ideas and values. Yet as uncle Ben famously said: “with great power comes great responsibility“. The dark side of marketing is manifested when companies focus solely on selling their products or services rather than providing true value to society. ThisĀ  “dark side” is clearly communicated in the following song by Lily Allen:

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Commitment

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It has been a while I haven’t blogged… Now I’m trying to convince myself that I was too busy with my last semester at the university, research paper, and job hunting… The truth however is that I lacked commitment.

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Hedgehog Concept

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In his fantastic book “Good to Great” Jim Collins explains several steps that should be taken to take an organization from mainstream performance to great and above average results.

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Skills

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Having read a recent post of Forbs about the freelance economy encouraged me to explore websites such as Upwork that help freelancers to find projects and get payed for completing them. On that website, businesses and individuals post jobs which freelancers could apply for get payed on hourly basis.

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