Selling wooden combs to monks

Once upon a time, the owner of a large store announced that he wished to hire a manager to oversee his expanding business. His need was urgent and he was prepared to make an unprecedented offer to the best talent available. This news immediately attracted hundreds of applicants.

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10 rejection letters famous people received

10 rejection letters famous people received

Success did not just happen to successful people; they too, have been through rejection like you and I. So don’t let rejection get you down!

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How much does trust cost?

How much does trust cost?

Warren Buffett said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” It takes more than 15 years for BreadTalk to build up a reputable household brand in Singapore and then five minutes to ruin it.

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20 Memorial Day quotes in honor of the fallen men & women

20 Memorial Day quotes in honor of the fallen men & women

Before we pack up the grill, beach towels, and bathing suits for a relaxing Memorial Day weekend with family and friends, let us take a moment to remember and to honor the men and women who have served and have given their lives for the freedom we enjoy today – to remind us that freedom isn’t free. Below are 20 Memorial Day quotes from some of the greatest minds:

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You can make a difference 2014 Christmas eBook

You can make a difference 2014 Christmas eBook

Christmas, it’s the most Wonderful Time of the year! Christmas comes early this year at Symphony of Love. Actually I am late already; a Filipino friend whatsapped me a Christmas picture message on the morning of 1st December.

I replied saying ‘Early?’

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