Finding Life In The Desert

January 3, 2018

All around me, it was almost pitch black. Flickering flames from a dying campfire were casting shadowy lights on my family, our guide, and me. It was the night of Thursday, 21 December 2017. The day before I was told that we would be camping at a remote place in the Sahara Desert. “It will […]

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The Top 10 Highlights Of My Life in 2017 (Not in order of priority)

January 3, 2018

Five years ago, I was inspired by Andrew Chow to reflect on the year that has passed, then select and share the top 10 highlights of the year. As I reflect on 2017, I continue to praise our Creator and give Him all the glory for another wonderful year. 2017 is one of the best […]

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An Optimist’s (or Simpleton’s) Brief Prediction for 2018

January 3, 2018

1. At the beginning of 2017, there were concerns about rise of nationalism and nativism, underpinned by Trump’s political manifesto and battle cry to make America great again, and underlying forces driving Brexit. Political victories by Merkel, Macron and other leaders show that the developed world is not ready to erect walls and build a […]

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Are You Changing Fast Enough?

November 30, 2017

Leaders have a tendency to over-focus on current systems without realizing that what has helped them succeed in the past may not help them succeed in the future. In the process of working on urgent matters at hand, they may not realize that the landscape is changing. In a disruptive future, it’s not uncommon for […]

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Honored to be interviewed and featured on one part of the “Truth Series” for Painless Asia.

November 23, 2017

http://painless.asia/index.php/2017/11/22/patrick-liew/ Go4It! I hope this message will find a place in your heart. By the way, I have also recorded other reflections. Please ‘Like’ me on https://m.facebook.com/patrickliewsg Please visit my website, http://www.patrickliew.net Follow me on: https://www.quora.com/profile/Patrick-Liew-5 Visit my Inspiration blog at https://liewinspiration.wordpress.com/ For my opinions on social affairs, please visit my Transformation blog at http://hsrpatrickliew.wordpress.com/ […]

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We Won Another Recognition!

November 16, 2017

A funny thing happened on the way to the Champions of Good ceremony to receive a recognition from Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister of Finance. The organiser, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) requested for photos for its publications and for publicity purposes. Guess what? We cannot find any high-res photos of our charity work. […]

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What’s In A Tie?

November 16, 2017

Why do I wear a tie at work? In short, I wear a tie for you. When I first started working, I used to wear a tie because it was part of my employer’s organizational culture and a norm in our industry. As I grew older and hopefully wiser, I realized that there are many […]

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How can you develop tenacity?

November 8, 2017

1. Plan To develop tenacity, you need to have a plan. As they say, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Tenacity is not about charging into the dark or banging continuously on a solid wall. You need to develop a plan to ensure that you know where you are heading towards and […]

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I Could Have Made Tons Of Money! – Part 3

October 24, 2017

In 1992, I made a brave move to escape from a prison of stifling employment. I left a well-paid job and a beautiful office at the heart of the Central Business District as a free man. Free to do whatever I wanted to do, enjoy whatever I wanted to enjoy, and achieve whatever I wanted […]

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I Could Have Made Tons Of Money! – Part 2

October 24, 2017

After my graduation, I did not make any major plans for my career. It was clear in my mind that I was far from smart and talented and so, I was prepared to accept whatever came along. Yet, I had an amazingly “lucky” streak in the employment world. Somehow, I had always felt that Somebody […]

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