When Nelson Mandela was asked, "How did you learn to be a great leader?" he said he learned two things from his father during tribal meetings: (1) They would always sit in a circle, and (2) His father, the tribal chief, was always the last to speak.
Enrique Camacho: From US Army Colonel to Uber Driver — Your job title doesn’t define your identity. Your personal values and how you treat others define your identity
"We're only as good as our last race. People don't really care what we've done. They're interested in what we can do for them today and tomorrow." — Enrique Camacho
CEOs say: A person who is nice to you but rude to the waiter, or to others, is not a nice person
"Sitting in the chair of CEO makes me no better of a person than the forklift operator in our plant... Your value system and ethics need to be constant at all times regardless of who you are dealing with... Be especially wary of those who are rude to people perceived to be in subordinate roles." — CEOs
Narcissistic Leadership: The Cult Leadership That Never Ends Well
If you're someone who didn't realize that you've been practising narcissistic leadership on others all this while, then now is always a good time to change, especially if it involves the mental and emotional well-being of others.
Iconic Wax Figures of people who made a difference in the world, and their 22 inspiring words of encouragement for our life’s many struggles & battles…
May all their inspiring words and deeds encourage and motivate your spirit as it did in mine to stay strong, and keep fighting the good fight till the end in all of your life's many struggles and battles.
Science vs. Pseudoscience: Identifying bad science in the guise of being “Scientifically Proven”
Expecting everyone to believe that one plus two equals four without a systematic scientific method to prove it will result in a pseudoscientific claim, or in simple terms, bad science.
VEGN ETF: Cruelty-Free Stock Investment; S&P 500 minus the ‘nasties’ — Best ESG investing in the Share Market
For investors who are worried, like me, about climate change or cruelty to animals or even both, we now have an ETF that caters to our requirements and addresses our investment concerns.
Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) investing may not be perfect, but it’s still on the right path toward a more sustainable investment
It may seem to not make a significant difference right now, but with more responsible investors coming in, even as we speak, it surely will in the future.
ACID REFLUX Cure: How I stopped my heartburn & gastric pain
Medication from doctors such as antacids didn't work, and none of the remedies found online worked either. I tried almost everything from using aloe vera, mastic gum, flaxseed, to fucoidan, probiotics, and whatnot, but they all didn't work for me... except this one thing.
Vegans & vegetarians craving for meat, why & how to break free from the addiction by Dr. Michael Klaper
Vegans or vegetarians who have a very powerful meat dependency prior to going vegan, may not be able to make the switch overnight, as much as they really want to. And it's not entirely their fault...
Nurture Humane Values in Children early in their life to create a better future of civilized & humane society in the world
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” — Mahatma Gandhi
BLOODYWOOD! Indian Folk Metal band fire up spirit in people to fight depression, defend animals and expose divisive politics thru powerful messages + unique metal sounds
“Whether it's about eliminating divisive politics, ending sexual assault or holding corrupt journalists accountable, it's about protecting that sense of hope.” — Raoul Kerr, BLOODYWOOD
In Loving Memory of my Dog Son, BoBo who passed away today 6 years ago… (1999–2016)
Your memories will be forever with me my dearest loving son... till we meet again someday somehow, perhaps in spirit or in some form or the other, I love you and miss you so much, my sweet baby...
ZOMBIE Apocalypse in Malaysia! Run For Your Lives! — My firsthand horror-fun experience with the ‘running dead’…
The event also turned the National Botanical Garden of Shah Alam in Selangor into a scene right out of a zombie apocalypse horror movie!
My AVP: Alien vs. Predator pyramid chamber fight scene photography project with NECA & McFarlane action figures
Inspired by the AVP: Alien vs. Predator film, I used NECA & McFarlane action figures for this photography project.
i-City, Malaysia ― City of Digital Lights | SPACE MISSION
Listed as one of the world’s top 25 brightest and most colorful place. — CNN Travel
My Star Wars story… photography & visual effects video project with cosplayers & action figures, of course 😄
A long time ago in a small town far, far away…
My first ever just-for-fun portrait photography project with ex-colleagues @ Malaysiakini
I didn't have any fancy expensive camera, lighting equipment and such, so I had to rely on just natural light and some instinctive photo editing to make it work...
Beautiful sunset moments @ my old office… Malaysiakini
The golden hour also made the Malaysiakini building logo @KINI which was made from steel to magically reflect the sun rays with a fiery orange glow—as if it's mirroring the company's driven team fulfilling their mission to bring about positive changes in the country with much passion and spirit!
Row, row, row your boat…
At night the body of clouds advancing higher up the sky smothers the whole quiet gulf below with an impenetrable darkness, in which the sound of the falling showers can be heard beginning and ceasing abruptly—now here, now there...
Gently down the stream…
The dawn breaks high behind the towering and serrated wall of the Cordillera, a clear-cut vision of dark peaks rearing their steep slopes on a lofty pedestal of forest rising from the very edge of the shore...
Lake Gardens, Malaysia — A quiet place to chill out if you just wanna’ relax & unwind with nature
Sure do miss being there… loved both the morning & evening long slow walks, sun gazing, sun bathing, getting some forest therapy, meditating, breathing in the fresh air…
Krabi, Thailand ― Islands of the Ancient Sword — My first trip to this beautiful paradise on Earth
I missed out on going to the other beautiful and serene parts of Krabi on this trip (I had no idea that there were more islands to cover back then) so am definitely gonna’ go back there again, hopefully very soon!
Premesh Chandran, my ex-boss… master of work discipline @ Malaysiakini
The most valuable lesson I got while working with Prem was mastering work discipline. The kind of discipline that not only helps you survive at work but also in most situations in life...
Dale Husband… my brother in arms
Dale holds strong to his sense of honor which means more to him than his own life. I was speechless in gratitude when I read about what he wrote as a tribute to me on his blog...