Executive Diary – first employee
When the business started in 2018, my business partner and I did everything on our own. From meeting with clients to actually do the development, while working on our full-time job. As Digital Envision grows, we found the need to employ people to accommodate with the new projects coming in. Tl; dr; Hiring the first […]
Finance – How I approach interest rate rising?
The topic of interest rising has been in the news lately. RBA increased 50 basis points, FED increased 75 basis points. I just want to note down some thoughts on what I’m doing to deal with it, and some wild predictions in the near future. Tl; dr; Opportunities for purchasing more assets are coming. Increasing […]
Executive Diary – part time to full time
Picture this, you are an ordinary employee, working a 9-5 job. Then one day, you and a friend meet up and discover the idea that both of you have been having all along. You both decide to open a business together to execute that idea. There is one problem: both of you are enjoying a […]
Executive Diary – create an elevator pitch
Elevator pitch is a quick overview of what a company does. It has to be simple, easy to understand, and short. As the elevator ride is almost 30 seconds, the pitch is encouraged to be said within that duration. Tl; dr; Preparing an elevator pitch and memorize it is necessary when you are a business […]
Executive Diary – do you need business partners?
In the Executive Diary series, my audience will be severely limited. This is because I’m talking to you, to the business owners, to the directors of your own company. Why is it called Executive Diary? Because I live it everyday. And I think it would be great for you to have a point of reference […]
Lean FIRE – how to get there?
Financial Independence, Retire Early, or FIRE, has been a rising trend of our generations for quite a while. And it is an ocean of information out there for you to research and study. In this blog, we will talk only about lean FIRE and how can we get to that stage. Tl; dr; There are […]
How to Overcome the Fear of Starting a New Business
Before you can succeed as an entrepreneur, you need to overcome your fears. The fear of starting a new business is one of the most common fears that hold back individuals from becoming successful entrepreneurs. The fear of starting a new business is so common that there is even a name for it: the fear […]
My goals for 2022
Just like everyone, New Year Resolution is something that I have done every year. Unlike most people, I want to write it down and therefore have something to look back by the end of the year. This post will do just that, looking back to 2021 and plan the next moves in 2022. Tl; dr; […]
What does chess teach me?
For most people, chess is associated with old dudes sitting and looking at a wooden board for hours on end. It is a very time and brain consuming activity, and unfortunately not a lot of people can sit and think for a long time. Chess is my favourite boardgame by nature, and I’d like to […]
What I learned after 3 years doing business – part 3
Continue from Part 2, let’s talk about the last 2 lessons that I learned over 3 years of managing a business; talk less, listen more; and a new world of opportunities. Tl; dr; Talk less and listen more. Access to a whole new world of possibilities. Interactions with other people I have always been a […]