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2018 Review

2 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
What a year! It is so different from 2017 when everyone is trying to mention on their blogs they have returns of more than 20% beating the indexes. Fast forward to this year, most are complaining about the volatility. Looking back at my records, at the start of this year, I was holding on to Read More

Challenging week for family

3 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
This whole week was terrible for the entire family as my son had fever for more than 5 days after seeing the pediatrician. We brought him to see his usual pediatrician and he was diagnosed with H1N1 virus or Influenza Type A. He was to be admitted to Thomson Medical Center on Monday evening so Read More

Wave of Retrenchment

3 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Life is tough as an employee in this age of disruption. I am currently working in an industry which is disrupted by shale gas. I remember I was made redundant 2017 Christmas eve. It took me close to four months before I found a job. Yesterday, there was an urgent meeting in the afternoon to Read More

Change is the only constant

4 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
There are many things in life which we cannot see them coming. When we thought we have figured everything out, life has its way to throw us a spanner, spoiling our plans. All around we see perpetual changes in technology, in communications, in transportation, in economics, in government and in politics. Change is rampant in Read More

Learning from Growthbeans’ Self Awareness Week

5 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
I want to attend the Self Awareness course held by Growthbeans to increase my personal self awareness and understand about mental toughness. The first session was on Reiki. Reiki is healing therapy which involves the harness of universal life energy. This understanding of energy allows one to heal oneself and others, understand the energy of Read More

Life as an Employee

5 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
I think life as an employee has some control over your future by controlling the internal factors but you have no say over the external factors. Early this year in May when I joined the company, I assisted to close a long term framework agreement for 5 years work. Now that this project is been Read More

Review on “What do I really want in my career & life?”

6 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
This is an unbiased review after attending the workshop “What do I really want in my career and life” and I am not paid for writing this article. This post is meant for me to document what I have learnt and what are the AHA moments. How I chanced upon this workshop is through a Read More

Meeting with my accountant friend

7 months ago JCprojectfreedom 1
I met up with my accountant friend whom I have known during my first job 11 years ago. He is 42 years old this year and he has 3 children who are still young. His CFO needs him to do all the work. One day, he was looking through online job portal and realize that Read More

Searching for Meaning in Life

7 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
He who has a WHY to live for can bear almost any HOW. Life is not a quest for pleasure or a quest for meaning. The greatest quest is to find meaning in life. The possible sources for meaning: in work (doing something significant), in love (caring for others) and in courage during challenging times. Read More

Should you quit your job to realize your dream?

8 months ago JCprojectfreedom 0
I chanced upon this video on Facebook by Rob Dial’s “Why you should quit your job!”. It set me thinking whether quitting your job to pursue your dream is a worthwhile cause. Is pursuing financial freedom the only goal you should have? Here is the transcript of Rob Dial’s video. In case you did not Read More
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