Some more articles that I have been writing for Dollars And Sense Malaysia.

The first couple of articles I’ve guest written for Dollars & Sense Malaysia

A portfolio of simple rails apps I’ve built during my 9 weeks @ NEXT Academy

A pseudo poem-essay like piece about dreams, visions & being contrarian ,but right I randomly cooked up one day.

The experience will change your life. Trust me.

When I came back from Singapore in 2009, one of the main reasons was because I wanted to help Malaysia fulfill its full potential. But is it even possible?

History tends to repeat itself over and over again. I’ve realized that most game changing multi-billion dollar technology companies go through the same journey and share these 5 traits.

Girls, you have no idea how powerful you truly are. You have the power to influence men & change the world. Don’t let this immense power of yours go to waste.

Malaysia is not perfect. but we as Malaysians, and as a generation, have the power to help it fulfill its full potential, and in turn ours, regardless of who our Prime Minister or government might be. Have hope, soldier on, and we’ll be able to do it, together, as Malaysians.

Many Malaysians might not be aware of the fact that Lee Kuan Yew was actually the first person who championed for a “Malaysian Malaysia” when Singapore was still part of Malaysia back in the 1964 elections. Ever wondered what might have happened if history had taken a different turn?

As nice, respectful and considerate friends, here’s a list of the reasons why we should start adapting an introduction culture and start introducing our friends to each other when they meet.

If you’re wondering how you could easily introduce your friends to each other, here are some tips that might help you do so

Time that we’ve given or committed to someone is something that we can never ever get back, a part of our lives that will be lost forever, so it better be worth it and not be wasted…

Darling, right now, at the time of writing, you might or might not have met me yet; but I just wanted you to know that even from today, I have vowed to love you with all my heart & soul, to always be there for you & try my utmost best to make you the happiest woman in this world….

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that takes our breath away.

It will be such a waste if we do not make use of our time here on earth to experience and explore as much as we can. Have no regrets, make sure we have truly lived our lives to the fullest before it is too late!

“You will be shocked kids, when you discover how easy it is in life to part ways with people forever. That’s why, when you find someone you want to keep around, you do something about it” – Older Ted Mosby in HIMYM

Many young people don’t realize this until it is too late.

Has Malaysia and we as Malaysians fulfilled our full potential?

This is a recount of how a group of passionate students came together to form Victoria Junior College’s first ever cheerleading team and the journey from non-existent the year before to becoming champions of the Singapore Kindness Movement Cheerleading Competition (open stunting category) in their debut year.

Music & the performing arts speaks to people in a very unique way. It speaks to our soul.

I was blessed with the opportunity to be part of 2 amazing symphonic school bands in Singapore that provided me with an opportunity to explore the world of music through performances, competitions and travels; from which I discovered how music is a truly universal language & it’s role in creating a more mature and tolerant electorate.

In my 6 years in Singapore as an ASEAN scholar, I’ve learnt that home doesn’t have to be a fixed place. Wherever your loved ones & people you care about are, that’s home. This is a recount of the amazing friends I’ve made during my boarding school experience, the numerous precious memories of crazy things we’ve done together & how my amazing friends made our boarding schools truly a home away from home.

A feature on the july 2010 issue of Personal Money magazine.

This is where I first learnt how to write an executive summary, pitch and gain valuable insights into the world of entrepreneurship.

I believe that if you’re good, you’ll be successful anywhere. I also feel that if anyone is capable of leading Malaysia to greater heights, it is us ourselves, Malaysians. Hence, instead of leaving for greener pastures, why not stay and at least try to make a difference?

Nowadays, employers seem to be having trouble finding top talent, while there are plenty of passionate & motivated individuals out there just waiting to be discovered & groomed into top talents in various industries.

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there was a platform that could guide us in discovering our strengths, passions, hone us, and put us in a position to be courted by top employers who are all vying to land our services and would also appreciate us for what we love doing and are good at?

Klarssen Intelligence first started out as TryThisOut!, a market research firm specializing in tryvertising & sampling in universities & colleges, which later became the holding company of interactive video market research portal – Whisperto.us, which collects data on the choices users make as they go through a role-playing game/video.

Business is all about positioning your product to suit a market need, and this is my first experience in having to pivot.

When I came back from Singapore in 2009, I was a 19 year old teenager who knew nothing about starting a business.

TryThisOut! was the company enrolled in the Maybank-MoneyTree Young Entrepreneur Start-Up (YES) Challenge that taught me not just the fundamentals of how to start a scalable business that investors would invest in, but also how to pitch, raise funding and actually implement the business with the funds raised.

This is a recount of my very first venture where we managed to raise RM25,000 from a crowd of angels, went on to execute the idea, made money, became the best performing company in 4 months and won an additional RM20,000 as champions of the competition and so on.

Ever been stuck at a math or science question during coursework, been clueless about simple skills in life such as changing a flat tyre, setting up a website or striking up a conversation with a stranger in a conference?

What if there was a platform where you can find simple to understand step-by-step guides to such queries that are of an academically approved standard, instead of often irrelevant ads or overly lengthy articles/courses we tend to find on Google, Wikipedia or even Udemy/Khan Academy?

E-Class Asia aims to be the world’s online teacher where anyone can learn anything in the world from a specific ‘O’ Level Math Question to financial literacy to soft skills such as networking in clear, simple & specific steps.

Search, Watch & Learn.

We believe inquisitive, problem specific learning is the future of education.

Cut the lengthy crap.

Regardless of your profession, if you want to have true financial freedom, you need to learn how to make your money work for you.

In short, you need to learn how to invest.

You need to learn how to build a portfolio, from low risk investments to high risk ones; bonds, fixed income securities, real estate, businesses, to stocks, options & futures.

Furthermore, with inflation, if your money is not growing faster than inflation, you are actually getting poorer by the day. Ultimately, you want to be able to be enjoying your holiday in Hawaii while your investments are making money for you.

Centennial Elite is a leading investment agency in Malaysia that specializes in helping company directors plan their retirement. Through our work, we help business owners build a customized & reliable portfolio with specialized benefits that would allow them to gain financial freedom, retire comfortably and also cater to any emergency or specific needs a business owner might require.

I am involved in this because I feel that it is an essential product for company directors like myself to have after stumbling upon it years ago, being fully aware of the challenges & unique situations a business owner will have to go through from my personal experience as well as that of my friends.

Furthermore, I also see it as a good opportunity to expand my network and make more friends among the SME community.

“If you find the right life partner, your life will be like heaven on earth; but if you’ve found the wrong one, life will be like a living hell…”

I know for a fact that the above is true, for I have seen that living hell myself, and also observed “heaven on earth” scenarios.

We Could Happen is a relationship guide with tools that would help people find & build lasting relationships.

A platform for nice, sincere people who are serious about finding the right life partner or to build lasting relationships with their partners, while helping each other in the process. It is a relationship guide with tools that are built on a set of principles that have been proven to be true over 7 years.

We believe it will help reduce the number of heartbreaks, catalyse more happy & lasting relationships while making the world a better place.