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Singapore Today: People Paying Respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Saw the Singapore flag at half mast at a mosque at Jalan Eunos. Moving scenes on TV. I think Mr Chiam See Tong is a class act. It was heartwarming to see PM Lee greeting him. Scenes reflecting the importance … Continue reading

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23rd March 2015

Singaporeans won’t forget the day we lost a giant – an immeasurably brilliant leader. Can’t think of Singapore without thinking of Lee Kuan Yew. Even if we didn’t agree with the methods we can’t help, but admire what he has … Continue reading

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What is the Most Important Value you Would Teach Your Child?

I feel very strongly about good values. Seems to be lacking sometimes in this material world. Or replaced by lousy ones (good to be aggressive?) in the chase for more power or money which I don’t think is very good … Continue reading

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Why Are Most Job Interviewers in Singapore So Mean?

I felt so mad and sorry for Lady J for what she had to go through. It’s an issue that has been infuriating me for years. Why don’t job interviewers in Singapore show some basic decency and respect.  Haven’t they … Continue reading

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I Wish Singapore Companies would embrace the Management Philosophy of Trust

Based on my experiences at work, the best and most productive times I had were at forward thinking companies that were non hierarchical. The lean, flat and collaborative structure really works. But most of all, and I think I sound … Continue reading

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SPP Rally Video: Mr Chiam See Tong’s Awe Inspiring Speech

I am always deeply moved when Mr Chiam See Tong speaks. No one who has suffered a stroke would ever work this hard or be this motivated and driven. No doubt that he loves the people of Singapore. He said … Continue reading

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Dr Chee Soon Juan Responds to the Smear Compaign on Dr Vincent Wijeysingha

I have been wanting to blog about other things, but so much has been happening in Singapore and it all relates to the upcoming Elections. As I approach mid life, I am even more passionate about it. I used to … Continue reading

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Servant Leaders?

I’m sure that most people like me were skeptical when the PM implored that his team should not lord it over the people and reminded them that they were servants to the people. I was shocked, delighted and then skeptical … Continue reading

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#13. Everyone is either Uncle or Auntie

In Asian culture, out of respect, elders are addressed as Uncle or Aunty. If they are close to the family Uncle or Aunty is followed by the name e.g. Auntie Li or Uncle Dev. I like this and I hope … Continue reading

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Angel Bosses and Coworkers

I’ve had my share of wonderful bosses and angelic coworkers. This was way back in the 90’s and early 2000 when people were decent. Sometimes I can’t help but think I was thoroughly spoilt by them and that’s why when … Continue reading

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