Are You Living A Myth?

Update: We’ve been more than a little busy. Just got back from three days in Langkawi where we met with a new client and had a walk-through of their business. Also we’re revamping our own website so watch out for a new Redbox Studio look very soon! After all our … Read more

What Makes A Good Writer?

It’s easy to write. It’s tough to write well. That I’ve realized over the years especially over dinner conversations with friends and business clients. Especially when they realize I started out as a copywriter. I started out working with a small advertising firm by a stroke of genuine luck – … Read more

Not About the Coffee

You’re not really in the business you think you are.

That’s what I gleaned from my book browsing last week at Borders, after I drank my Starbucks’ coffee. I’m not a big fan of Starbucks’ coffee because I think our local kopi packs more punch. But sometimes, a little indulgence is all right especially if I’m at Borders for a few hours and feel too thirsty to read. Plus it’s not just the coffee. It’s also the expansive view of the Penang Bridge, of Pulau Jerejak. Of comfy wingchairs you could sink in all day. Of the smell of coffee too.

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Using Your Whole Brain?

I’ve been reading 2 books which I find intriguing. Intriguing because I picked both up at the same time and read both at the same time (a habit born out of buying too many books and not having enough time to read one by one so I read a couple … Read more

7 of Our Favourite Books

Here are 7 of our favourite books, in no particular order. We have lots more but these are great to read, easy and more importantly, full of good stuff. 1. The E-Myth Mastery by Michael E. Gerber Tells you why you should NOT be slaving over your business. If you’ve … Read more

10 Secrets of Time Management for Salespeople

Everyone has 24 hours a day but many of us, myself included, often wish we had more time.

It seems we always run out of time to do things, and at the end of the day, berate ourselves for the lack of planning.

That’s one of the reasons I chose to read Dave Kahle’s “10 Secrets of Time Management for Salespeople”. It’s a book published in 2003 by Careerpress and the inside says that it’s a book to help you “gain the competitive edge and make every second count”.

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A Bit of Heart Never Hurts

Just finished reading Anita Roddick’s Business As Unusual. Part-autobiography, part-business book, all of a great read. Pick up this book if you can. Roddick who? If you don’t know Roddick, you must know her business. The Body Shop. Roddick has been quoted and quoted and then some while The Body … Read more