5 Tips to Quit the Job You Hate

Want to quit your job? Those of you who have followed me know my backstory right? I quit my (admittedly) well-paying government gig that was one of the last careers in Brunei with a pension to jump into a financial advisory role. The decision was as sharp as a rubber band snap, realising the career…

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7 plus 3 Signs that You’re Ready to Quit Your Job

It’s an unfortunate reality of life that when we become adults, we are expected to be independent. And by independent, that means getting a job and earning your keep. An equally unfortunate fact is that not all jobs are good. It could be the culture, the people or simply the organisation itself that somehow isn’t…

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10 Most Desirable Qualities in a Workplace

I got thinking after I read an article on CNBC about “signs that you’re a problem employee”. It was a good, short read and was interesting to see these qualities aren’t just localised to any country. Coming into the workforce, most of us are as clueless as lambs in a slaughterhouse waiting room. There are so…

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Divine Blessings – How Do I Get Some of That?

Ah, “Divine Blessings”. The buzzword that’s been circulating around the internet the last week and developed into a local meme. Local gossips and public opinions aside, this mentality (used moderately, of course) can be good! Gratitude for what you have is one of the cornerstones for which you build on in order to obtain more.…

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What’s the True Cost of Education?

When people talk about the cost or price of getting an education we always think in dollar terms of how much studying costs. School fees and tuition fees are what we think of. Many parents spare no expense with hopes and dreams for their kids to have a good education. Many even go into debt…

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