It took me forever to finish The 4-Hour Workweek because I can’t get over the nagging suspicion that Tim Ferriss is an overrated “lifehacks” aggregator. The author is clever to put a passage that addresses doubters at the beginning of the book. But by the end of the book, my suspicion is more or less… Read More »
Machiavelli on Business: Strategies, Advice, and Words of Wisdom on Business and Power by Stephen Brennan My rating: 1 of 5 stars Reads like an analysis of Nostradamus’ predictions, i.e. everything is open to interpretation. Unfortunately, the so-called “analyses” are often shorter than the excerpts from the original works, making this book appear like a… Read More »
Spotted this banner along the junction of Queen Victoria Street and Des Voeux Road in Central. At least people in Hong Kong can voice out if they think they are screwed. How about you, Singaporeans? Help spread the word!
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This is the name of a real company in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. Use them at your own risk. Imagine this conversation going on at the company’s premises… Client: This is the wrong design! Art Director: Yes, it is. Client: But it IS the wrong design!! Art Director: So what’s the problem? Help spread the… Read More »
I usually reserve a fair bit of sympathy for unions threatening industrial actions to force employers to come to the negotiation table, but not when they show complete disregard to customers, as in the case of the work-to-rule action to be enforced by the Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants’ Union. Under the work-to-rule guidelines: “All… Read More »
When the name is Success Resources and it has to slash its price for a “3-day world-class training” from HK$3,000 to FREE, but conveniently fail to highlight the fact that a HK$300 workbook fee is required to sign up. (Notice that the asterisk is not placed alongside the word “Free” in the ad, but as… Read More »
“Life is Rugby. Stay strong.” What the fuck is that supposed to mean? And I think the image makes more sense with the corrections made in red. Technorati Tags: HSBC advertisement Hong Kong The Standard rugby Asian 5 Nations Help spread the word!
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