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#Gratitude Challenge Day 10: Give a Gratituity Tip

This is Day 10 of the 14-Day Gratitude Challenge where hundreds of participants around the world gathered together to practice gratitude for 14 days. This challenge was conducted in Aug 2013 and is now over–however, you can still do the tasks in your own time! Visit the overview page for all Gratitude…

 

Ask Celes – How Do You Deal with Friends/Relatives Who Borrow Money?

“How do you deal with friends borrowing money? I lent money to a friend last January but he hasn’t paid up. I am usually strict with money matters but I made an exception for him as I knew he really needed the money. Recently, another…

 

Ask Celes – Should I Start/Work On a High-Profit Business or Do Something I’m Passionate in But with Low Money-Making Possibilities?

I’m earning well from an established business but I’m not passionate about it anymore. Should I continue with this business or start a new business which I’m passionate about but does not have the same money-making potential? The latter will be more enjoyable but will…

 

How To Get From Earning $6/hr to $1,000/hr (6 Essential Rules To Increase Your Earning Power)

Back when I was in junior college, there was a time when I took on vacation jobs to gain exposure to the working world. One of the memorable jobs I took on was a blue-collar job where I had to stick double-sided tape onto blue foam…

 

Our Culture of Waste: Why We Should Stop Wasting (and How To Prevent Waste)

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(Riding on last week’s post on reasons why people are fat, inspired by my recent travels in the U.S., today’s post is about waste and how to prevent it. I can’t imagine this would be a popular topic given other conventional topics of personal growth…

 

Ask Celes – How Are You Earning Money When You Don’t Have a Job?

Hi Celes, how do you get enough money to travel to all these different countries, seeing as you don’t have a job? Can you earn enough money through the sale of your e-books? – Gen Hi Gen, your comment reminded me of this exchange I…

 

Interview: Groupon Singapore – Acquired for $24 Million in Less than 1 Year

This is part of the Successful Businesses Interview Series, where I feature successful businesses that are making a difference in others’ lives. The seventh and last interview in our Successful Businesses Interview Series features Groupon Singapore, the most popular deal-of-the-day website in Singapore, and part…

 

Interview: Millionaire Entrepreneur Derek Sivers of CD Baby Fame

This is part of the Successful Businesses Interview Series, where I feature successful businesses that are making a difference in others’ lives. The sixth interview in our Successful Businesses Interview Series features CD Baby – the largest online distributor of independent music. If you’re a musician,…

 

Interview: Citrusox – Trendy Legwear that’s Fashionable, Comfortable and Affordable

This is part of the Successful Businesses Interview Series, where I feature successful businesses that are making a difference in others’ lives. The forth interview in our Successful Businesses Interview Series features Citrusox, the largest trendy legwear brand in Singapore. It’s a legwear haven for…

 

Interview: Udders – Artisan Ice Cream Created with Care and Dedication

This is part of the Successful Businesses Interview Series, where I feature successful businesses that are making a difference in others’ lives. The third interview in our Successful Businesses Interview Series features Udders, a popular chain of ice cream outlets in Singapore. Local ice cream…

 

Interview: Delcie’s Desserts – Delicious, Healthy Vegan Delights

This is part of the Successful Businesses Interview Series, where I feature successful businesses that are making a difference in others’ lives. The second interview in the series features Delcie’s Desserts, a vegan bakery that produces vegan brownies, tea cakes, cup cakes and cakes that…