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The New AdWords Interface 3.0 – 7 things I Like About It & 5 Things I Don’t!

Mar 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Analytics & Testing, Google AdWords, Motivation, News & Updates, NLP, Website Branding

Google AdWords is making huge changes under the hood as we speak. A few minutes ago, they announced a brand new interface at the SES NY. It’s been in internal testing for several months, and some agencies in the UK have been testing it since Feb. It’s Ajaxy, and very much like the desktop software [...]



Losing A Giant – Goodbye Tim Russert

Jun 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Motivation, News & Updates, Personal Development, Public Speaking

Last friday, one of my personal hero passed away. He wasn’t a marketer, an entrepreneur or a motivator. Still, Time magazine did put him in the list of “100 Most Powerful People In The World” in 2008.

This man was Tim Russert. There are many reasons why I loved staying up on Sunday night (here in Singapore), to watch “Meet The Press” at midnight. But one reason stood clear … I wanted to watch a Giant at work.

Before I sign off, here are 7 lessons I learnt from Tim Russell …



The Pros & Cons Of Self Development

Jul 18th, 2007 | By | Category: Happiness, Motivation, NLP, Personal Development

Patterns of Excellence (or POE) is a self-development program that focuses on learning NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) to achieve more success & more happiness in life. It is conducted by Adam Khoo & Stuart Tan.
Just today, I was checking out the wikipedia entry for NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) … and I was shocked at [...]



(Part 2 of 3) Nothing To Lose – Wear Your Left Shoe On The Right Foot

Jun 19th, 2007 | By | Category: Entrepreneurship, Happiness, Motivation, NLP, Personal Development, Personal Stories

This is part 2 of a multi-part series on how to shake your life up to shape our life up. Part 1 can be found here.
The Story Of The Old Businessman Who Couldn’t Handle It
This is the story of a guy named James Duwell, I read many years ago. As far as I remember, [...]



(Part 1 of 3) Spice Things Up – Wear Your Left Shoe On The Right Foot

Jun 13th, 2007 | By | Category: Entrepreneurship, Happiness, Motivation, NLP, Personal Development

The following was a speech I gave last night at Pungol Toastmasters Club …
It stemmed from my own experience last weekend, where I took an impromptu visit to Malaysia. At 11PM at night, I took a bus to JB bus stop. Found the next bus to Kuala Lumpur. And wasted one crazy day in [...]



Nice Clients. Naughty Clients. And Some Horror Stories With Them.

Jun 4th, 2007 | By | Category: Entrepreneurship, Happiness, Motivation, Peace

This is going to be a multinational post.
I started writing it from my home in Bangalore, India. The bulk of the stuff is being written here at Bangalore Airport. and on flight SQ503. And by the time I get Internet access to publish this, I’m going to be back at the office in Singapore
Long [...]



3-D Sun, Earth-like planet & Personal notes …

Apr 25th, 2007 | By | Category: Happiness, Motivation, News & Updates, Peace, Personal Stories, Romance

3-D Images of the Sun
On my morning news rounds … I just found this very interesting news article. Recently, NASA had released 3-d images of the sun (very pretty) …

Read More: 3-D Images of the sun | Did you know the sun sings?

A New Earth?
So, a European institute decided to go one better and release [...]



Would You Rather Be Happy Or Rich?

Mar 19th, 2007 | By | Category: Entrepreneurship, Happiness, Motivation, NLP, Peace, Personal Stories

This will be a tiny post (although I AM itching to blog about my new job, my existing internet businesses, NLP coach training and some awesome sex stories!)
Over at Calvin’s blog, there’s an interesting discussion going on about “Would You Rather Be Happy? Or Rich?”
You can head over to read it there … but here’s [...]



A Long Hiatus

Mar 12th, 2007 | By | Category: Motivation, Personal Stories, This Site

Honey, I’m home!
Yep, I know I’m been away for a long long time … I missed you too.
The reason I’m away is that I’ve taken a new job. Well, technically I’m a consultant and it’s a consulting relationship … but the client prefers me to work 9 to 7 … so it feels [...]



Happy Chinese New Year … Now Let’s Plan For The Future!

Feb 20th, 2007 | By | Category: Motivation, News & Updates, NLP, Peace, Personal Stories

Before I begin, let me get the usual rants out of the way. Happy Chinese New Year everyone!
(If you live outside of Singapore, then you ought to know that it’s the start of the new year for chinese – and it’s the year of the pig. We had a very long weekend, Saturday to Tuesday [...]



Aint’ My Daddy Sweet?

Feb 7th, 2007 | By | Category: Entrepreneurship, Happiness, Motivation, News & Updates, Peace, Personal Stories

3 Quick Things … Random Updates, POE & Daddy Talk
1. Random Thoughts …
In the middle of writing this post, I went down to pick up dinner. Now, near my office there’s two kinds of eating places. There’s the ordinary working man “Food Court”. And there’s a Ah-Beng “Food Centre”
I didn’t really know the difference in [...]



Do You Feel Victimized?

Jan 30th, 2007 | By | Category: Happiness, Health & Healing, Motivation, NLP, Peace

I have two friends – A & B.
A & myself go to a class conducted by B. Be is an unusual character. For strangers, he is rude, obnoxious and meaningless. For his friends, he is the greatest inspiration of life’s wisdom … seriously.
Over the past weekend, I was talking to friend A. In one [...]



How To Bitch Your Heart Out … And Yet Make Sure Nobody Hears You!

Jan 9th, 2007 | By | Category: Happiness, Health & Healing, Hypnosis, Motivation, Peace, Personal Stories

What a stupid, gloomy morning! I woke up in the morning at 830, and I saw both my roomies had left for office/school already! And I was hoping to be the first one. Grrr …
Then, I pulled up the blinds and it was raining like mad! Damn, stupid rain … depressing me early in the [...]



A Bunch Of Inspiring Posts

Jan 8th, 2007 | By | Category: Motivation

Okie, this will be a real short post … but instead of typing myself, I’m gonna give you two great posts to read:

Jiayu’s 4 Major Lessons Learned in 2006 – JY is the sweetest young woman. She’s smart, sweet and very motivated. Oh, and she’s a great writer. Oooh, and I was her coach when [...]



Who Says Elephants Can’t Feel? An Introduction to NLP Logical Levels … (Part 1)

Nov 1st, 2006 | By | Category: Happiness, Motivation, NLP

American scientists just found the first evidence that Elephants can recognize themselves in the mirror. For us humans, that doesn’t sound like a big deal, right?
But in the animal kingdom, that’s a very unique gift to have! Only humans, apes, dolphins and (now) elephants can look in the mirror and see themselves. All other animals [...]



I’m Jeff Goldblum In the Fly

Jul 21st, 2006 | By | Category: Happiness, Motivation, Peace

“This is gonna be a quick blog … I’m on a coffee break between a meeting”
Have you ever felt out of place?
Ever looked around you and seen many people … but just not related to them?
Ever felt like you were meant for something greater than the ordinary people around you?
Yet, at other times … when [...]



A Great Self-Image … The Easy Way!

May 16th, 2006 | By | Category: Motivation

Oh yeah … and on friday, I did something interesting and many of you will find it quite funny.
I was reading “Psycho-Cybernetics” … the self-image psychology that seems like the forefather of NLP … and something struck about self-motivation.
I see myself as a hunk, powerful, confident guy. But physically I’m fairly skinny. Kinda incongruent, isn’t [...]