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  • You will wonder why I still insist on pursuing this path, after more than a year with seemingly no developments. When do I intend to snap out of my dreams, and get back to the real world?

    I’ve exhausted all my bank accounts. I’m in debt. I still owe my ex-landlord a sum I promised I will pay to her, and some to the bank, and certain others. My parents are very disappointed in their only child, who turned out to be just how they’ve thought she would, as a girl who’s never really been that smart; couldn’t hold onto a job, choosing the wrong company to mix around with and basically wasting her life away. Worse, she’s deluded, sinking even more, for where in her mind did she think her business could manifest?

    Nothing I say can convince anyone that I’m even more certain I am on the right track.

    The reasons are blatantly obvious to me, incomprehensible by most Singaporeans and a surprise to the expatriates who hear my personal stories. When is my lucky break? I’ve got no idea and neither can I vouch for the working viability of the prospects that I’ve accumulated.

    But one thing is for sure. I only see possibilities. For what everyone else may have reservations about, I only see potentials. To me a channel is never closed. I just have to find another.

    It only has been more than a year, not too long really if your goal is to change the world. Maybe.

    What is frustrating is the impatience projected upon me, not disregarding the negativity. The point is if you haven’t yet try, or if you have any bit of doubt towards achieving your goals, then you’d have already given yourself a reason to fail. There only is preparation, preparation and preparation, until an opportunity comes by. When you have not done your work you’ll never even know if opportunity knocks. But if you have diligently been working, you’ll see that they are everywhere for your grabs.

    Nothing is for certain and do not expect anything handed to you before you prove your ability. Sad to say this is the one thing too many people insist upon. Especially those with a comfortable life.

    It is a very tough journey and never did I expect that I have to experience such. But it really is a test of my willpower and strength of character, and turns out it is leading me closer to the intent for why I started my business - to fund my cause. I actually got to see all sides of the picture and got to feel so that I know the pain that everyone is going through. I am more convinced that there is a need to look into human capital development.
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