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Month: January 2013

How do I get over my bad habit of procrastinating?

How do I get over my bad habit of procrastinating?

Answer by Oliver Emberton: I'll answer your question, but first I need to explain all of human civilisation in 2 minutes with the aid of a cartoon snake. Humans like to think we're a clever lot. Yet those magnificent, mighty brains that allow us to split the atom and touch the moon are the same stupid brains that can't start an assignment until the day before it's due. We evolved from primitive creatures, but we never quite shed ourselves of…

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Here Is How A Rumoured £1m Engagement Proposal Looks Like

Here Is How A Rumoured £1m Engagement Proposal Looks Like

Often we see wedding videos of how a couple comes together. Often we watch videos on how guys proposed to their girlfriends. They are mostly creative, engaged friends and relatives to aid them in their pursuit of love and happiness.  Now here is a crazy video of one engagement. Backed by studded violin, harp, laser show, fireworks and parachutists presenting jewellery among others highlights, Low Taek Jho allegedly tried to win the heart of mandopop star, Elva Hsiao. The cost?…

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I want to become an entrepreneur, where do I start?

I want to become an entrepreneur, where do I start?

Answer by Oliver Emberton: Let’s make you an entrepreneur in 5 minutes. (I like a challenge). You don’t need qualifications, money, a planet-sized-brain or even a particularly good idea. All an entrepreneur ever does is create something that consistently makes money. Think of a company as amachine you design and build. Here’s McDonalds: Your ‘machine’ always has certain parts. It sells something to someone, and re-invests some of that to help make more sales in future. What’s left over is…

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Websites maintenance

Websites maintenance

Cherlynn’s website was hacked on Boxer’s Day. She messaged me while I was about to pack up and leave school for dinner with a friend, saying that she could not access her WordPress backend as usual. I went into overdrive and access to her cPanel directly. I did not have the site checked out until I saw this: The user_email had been changed. I had it replaced with an email under my control and reset the password through the WordPress system…

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As we usher in 2013…

As we usher in 2013…

Let me look back at 2012. 2012 had been a hectic year, as was with 2011. As usual, I overloaded myself with modules, assignments and side projects. As usual, my 2012 New Year resolutions were not kept. I did not lose weight. My grades were maintained than improved. What was different between 2011 and 2012 are the friends I made and the friends I kept. They were and forever always are a great bunch of people to work and enjoy with….

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