Kawhi-et Superstar

Kawhi Leonard is the best player in the NBA right now, for years he has proven himself to be “right up there” amongst the (current) top three players amongst Lebron James and Kevin Durant. And in carrying the Toronto Raptors to the pinnacle of the basketball world and clinching a Finals MVP award for the […]

Mix and Match

Let’s go through a light-hearted mix-and-match activity to learn something today, please share your comment and answer via FB. Suppose you went to meet the management of 3 companies, and they look like this: A) Apologetic, forlorn. B) Brave, very confident. C) Charismatic, sexy. The Context as follows: A) Management shares that the economy is […]

Enlightening Lunch

Had an enlightening lunch with a self-made fund manager, Mr N, who’s been through the ups and downs of the Asian Financial Crisis (1997), Dotcom Bubble Burst (2000), 911 (2001), Singapore Property Surplus (2003), Great Financial Crisis (2008), Thailand Flood (2011), China Meltdown (2015), and most recently the US-China Trade Tension (2018). Based on how […]

Secret Recipe

There are two types of businesses. One that thrives with a closely guarded secret and the other that shows it off. That’s crazy! Why would any business show off its setup, operations, preparation and executions? Wouldn’t a competitor just copy it? Why would a martial art teacher teach his class openly? Couldn’t anyone just stand […]

Respect

Have you ever seen a martial art uniform being thrown around after use? How about tools and equipment? A great carpenter never throws a hammer, a great mechanic never throws a wrench around, a great chef never throws a knife. These are what makes them their living. When a person/company takes pride in their products, […]