Archives for October 2012

Less is more

Imagine you're in a house with so many things cluttered in it that you can't move around. Do you feel stressed or burdened by the sight? Do you look forward to live in that house? Now imagine that same house, but this time, it has few things in it that's neatly organized.  It's not a big house but it has more space to move around. Do you feel relaxed or peaceful with the sight? Would you prefer to live in that house?  As you grow in this business, you learn how to do more with less. ~ Morgan Freeman Every day, we are given a choice which house to stay in. Our life is a lot like a house that we either fill-up with so many things or we maintain less things. Such choice determines if our life will be stressful or not.Take for an instance, a person who says yes to everything and can't say no. This person will end up doing so many things which will consume most of his time. He will be able to handle it well in the beginning, but later on, he'll find himself … [Read more...]

Do It Right The First Time

I was contemplating about my life and business/work recently when I thought of this phrase:  Do it right the first time, because you may not get a second chance. ~ Anonymous  In business and accounting, DRIFT - Do It Right the First Time, is widely use to ensure that professional quality of work are done in an efficient and effective manner by ensuring that things are done right, so as to save time and cost for delays and future problems. I now realized how important this is not only in business, but in life, in general. Because if you don’t do things right now, later on, you will suffer from the consequences (some people call it karma) of your negligence to do things right the first time. Based on my experience, I kind of agree that there is indeed undesirable effects when you neglect to do things right the first time. I made this mistake quite a few times already and the cost I paid for it was indeed substantial. Oftentimes, the … [Read more...]