Nothing to something

Light bulbs at first had no power stations and cables. Telephones at first had no poles and lines. Cars at first had no petrol stations and roads. Trains at first had no stations and rails. Aeroplanes at first had no...

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Life imprisonment gives you financial freedom

What if you can achieve financial freedom immediately, would you do it? It is not a lottery ticket or some scams. Think about it – you can commit a crime that warrants a life imprisonment sentence and you will...

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Successful investing has to be pure art or pure science

Increasingly, I think successful investing has to be either pure art or pure science. If you haven’t know already, index investing is a scientific method because all the stocks in the index are picked by a set of...

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Year 2040… a parent may say

My kid doesn’t work in a company. He is in several projects: 1) he is in the team to design a 3D printing blueprint of a spacecraft part for SpaceX 2) he is also helping a Chinese company coming out w some...

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Businesses help customers lie to themselves

There are 3 types of businesses. Businesses that lie to customers. Businesses that help customers see the truth. Businesses that help customers lie to themselves. The first one is obvious. Unlike small villages where...

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Business lessons from Singapore old time Towkays

Singapore towkays in the good old days knew the importance of marketing. They had no social media in the past and the newspaper is the most powerful medium (because most couldn’t afford to buy a radio or tv) to reach...

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5 levels of problem handling

Level 1: Blame everyone and everything for your problems. Direct your frustrations outwards by criticizing others. Level 2: Aware that you are responsible for some of the problems in life but don’t do anything about...

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Make it happen or make excuses

When you don’t win in Olympics, you say it isn’t about the medal. When you are not rich, you say life isn’t about money, there are things money cannot buy and rich people may not be happy. Do you truly mean it or...

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Opportunities + Edge = Pursue

Opportunities are abound and come to you at different points in your life. While it sounds nice to pursue all the opportunities thrown at you, you should be selective and pursue those opportunities where you have an...

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My first post on the decentralised web

I bought a NFT domain name http://alvinchow.crypto and I put out my first post on web3, the decentralised internet. As it is hosted on IPFS and not your regular internet, you have to configure your browser to access it....

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