New Sales Simplified

Objective Provide a framework for a new business sales attack Offer simple, clear, practical, and actionable ideas and techniques Sales simplified and a dose of blunt truth Sales is simple - Connect with prospective customers and determine if your solution will meet their needs. So why do we overcomplicate it?…

Word Speak

Copywriting Part 1 Learning the mentality of a good copywriter Copywriting is important because words play the biggest role in determining the success of anything. No one cares about you, they only care about themselves. When writing copy, don’t write about us, write about them. Make the copy about…

#project 2-of-6: {status: DONE; }

I just completed Project 2 of 6 for my Front-End TechDegree at Treehouse. I was provided with 3 PDFs of mock-ups (Mobile, Tablet and Desktop previews) and the associated media. I was then tasked to recreate the mock-ups in code, using purely HTML and CSS w/o any frameworks like…

Bought Ulysses

I paid SGD$65 for writing software Ulysses today. I bought it despite being cash tight. I paid for it because: it solved a problem painful enough i like what it said about me Solving Problems There exist talented writers, able to write beautiful compositions in slow and overburdened programs…

10 000 Steps

About 4 months ago, I entered a harajuku moment where the planets seem to align and the decision to lead a healthier lifestyle met with the actual discipline to do so. One of the main tenets was to keep it simple and just walk more. This week, if I hit…

Sell something people want to buy.

Above is a very popular adage in the startup world. I read this and focused on the something. What is that something that people want to buy? But what I had missed out was sell. I had to sell that something. You have to think about the perfect product. Yes.…

Try not to hire people

Rule 2 of 100 from James Altucher's The 100 Rules of Being an Entrepreneur In February 2014, Buffer received 2024 job applications for 10 job openings. They eventually offered 3 people from that 2024 jobs, not even filling the 10 openings they sought to fill. 3 out of 2024 is…

Fitness Indicators

There are three things I have got to watch if I would like to become physically healthy. Sleep Exercise Food Sleep My sleep currently is horrible, coming in at an average of 5hrs and 15mins. Bad bad bad. I'll have to slowly adapt my life choices and aim for the…

A Fleeting Moment

I sat and just talked. Mum and dad didn't completely agree with the choices I've made. But we sat there and talked. About recently quitting a job, childbirth, the importance of medical checkups and the horror that is long-haul flights. No memory surfaces when asked to recall the last time…

On money and compensation

Never dick around with financial compensation. Out of all the promises that an employer can make to an employee, those involving $ should be considered with utmost priority. Why? Because employees have reached the point that out of all the options out there on the open market, they've chosen you. What…