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5 Lessons from my life

Hi there. I was recently given the opportunity to share 5 chapters of my story of life. Proceeded to write the below article.




1. Chance & Choice  Things always happen either by chance or by choice. It is by chance that you are born of a certain race, religion, skin colour and social class. Some get lucky in the genetic lottery, some do not. Tough luck, but you can make choices in your life to make things happen. Take a chance, be bold in your choices and may lady luck be in your favour. 2. Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned If you have principles, never break them for anyone - not even everyone at all at once. Stand by your beliefs, show strength and warmth - you will be admired. This doesn't mean being ignorant - always take advice when given, but think for yourself. It's your life. 3. Ambition, Hardwork, Destiny A simple framework to achieving in life. Ambition is literally your mind in action, you could set a goal of achieving anything you want at this very moment - it…

Concept on Achievement

Ladies and gents,

It's been 5 years since I last posted, and, as they say, people get different as time passes.
I thought I'd give it a shot to see if I've still got it in me.

There are several cornerstones to completeness or fulfilment of life, and achievement certainly is one of them. When we're toddlers, it was an achievement to take our first step, then an achievement to utter our first word, be it something as simple of the two syllable word "ma-ma" or "pa-pa". Then, you go to preschool and learn to write alphabets and count. Fast forward, it was an achievement to graduate school to most of us, and finally university to us more fortunate ones. Finally, you're ready to take on the world, and move on to making a living for yourself.

When you're making a living for yourself, it gets slightly tougher to have an impactful achievement. Perhaps, coming up with an idea that changes the world, winning a Nobel Prize, or just driving your Lamborg…

We're Auditors, Not Bankers

Hi there. It's really been quite a while since I last posted, & I think I'd probably be doing it more often now. As most of you should already know, I've been working in the audit line for more than a year now & it's definitely amazing. In this post, I'd like to share some insights of the professional so you may widen your horizon of knowledge & widen your options for a career path.

Most of you would already know, that there are the Big 4 + 2 firms in the audit practice. They are ranked as below (you may click on the URL below the image for a link to the website).
Pricewaterhousecoopers
Ernst & Young
Deloitte
KPMG
BDO
Grant Thornton

Kindly do note, that all these firm's are international networks of practice which operate in the view of profits as separate entities in their own countries (e.g. US, UK, Malaysia).

Our work, as auditors (a.k.a. assurance providers) is with regard to the Financial Statements which comprise of the :
Directors' ReportBala…

Letter to You

Hola there. I finally managed to put this post up. All right, as you can see above... I'm currently employed in an audit firm, namely SJ Grant Thornton. I'm also being sponsored as an ICAEW trainee here as well. And yeah, auditing is fun. Honestly, it is. And, yeah... I have a message to all of you reading this post. Please refer below.
Dear Potential CEO,

School. A perfect place to train candidates of the most efficient employees. Then comes the million dollar question, where do these people work without employers? There is no specific subject being taught in any school around the globe on being a successful employer. Therefore, the subject that should be learned is financial education.

Financial education is a subject where someone should learn to make things work the opposite way. Employees work for money and employers don't. Employers make money work for them. This is a form of education which has outrageous demands which result in either an oblivious failure or a magni…

King of the Jungle

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness and deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. :)

The pic above is my workdesk. I'm currently employed by PPG as a purchaser. For those who didn't know, purchasers purchase on behalf of the company. In simpler terms, we do the shopping for the company's needs. It's the link between a company and it's suppliers. And the best part is, I work only from 8.00am - 4.30pm and have 3 breaks in between. ;p
Next up, tattoo; a permanent picture, design, or other marking made on the skin by pricking it and staining it with an indelible dye. It's a awesome process honestly. You get into the tattoo parlour. You either bring your own design or choose one of the thousands that have b…