So I just finished reading a book by Tina Steelig, a famous Stanford Professor. It’s called “ What I wish I knew when I was 20“. It’s about entrepreneurship, taking risks, and discuss examples of many successful business models from well-known entrepreneurs. A friend lent it to me, as I mentioned my blog, as well as… Continue reading What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 & My Failure Resume
I recently discovered that the British Council are holding an “Alumni Awards”. The awards are for students who have studied in the UK, and have since gone on to work overseas. There are categories for social awareness, entrepreneurship and contributions to society. You can read about previous winners here. Previous winners of the award… Continue reading UK Alumni Awards.
So I’ve lived in Hong Kong a while. If you visit someone’s house you may find one or many of these items. Some if not most I have never seen in western homes. 1. Door God Supposed to keep out unwanted guests. Frightening. 2. Shrine If visiting a Buddhist family, you may find a shrine… Continue reading Things found in a Hong Kong apartment.
Yesterday I went back to JCCAC Handicraft fair for another day out with creative types. I found it bigger and busier than last time. I saw the Really free market again, this time offering free services. These included, Henna, Chinese poetry, Chinese tea, Leather work and STEM games. I had the Henna done, by far… Continue reading JCCAC 2.0 Arts Fair Hong Kong.
So recently I was rejected from a publisher because I wasn’t a member of the publishing group and needed to pay for a membership. What? Seems fishy. Decided to leave it. Potential waste of time/ money and doesn’t improve my writing credentials to buy publishing right? My brother, an artist, submitted work for a competition… Continue reading Scamming creative types.
So yesterday I attended the Standard’s Kindergarten fair in Hong Kong. I’m not having a baby or anything but there was a talk about bilingual children that I really wanted to listen to. We plan to raise our future children as bilingual so for that reason I was really interested in going. I had registered… Continue reading Disappointing “The Standard” kindergarten fair.
Today my family and I sat in the family a.k.a my mother’s incubator for creative types. If you have watched silicon valley you will know what this means. My brother is a game designer and my sister is an artist. We were discussing ways to increase passive income and build wealth. Yes, this is… Continue reading Collaborative economy.