Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Absolute Power - Corrupts

Interesting point to debate, some people say:

Sometimes I understand why Mr Lee Kuan Yew did what he did to raise Singapore from a 3rd world country to its current developed nation status. He had to remove dissent for the greater good of the country.

What I think:

One will never foresee what is a greater good of a country. Well I think LKY has done good in the short run, but it is yet to be proven in the long run. Well I suppose LKY is very sensible and has not succumb to the power, because absolute power corrupts. LKY may (or may not, because I can't be sure) be righteous and one hearted in creating a better future for Singapore, but, truly, a lot of others have failed such as Hitler, Suharto & Thaksin among the more famous ones. They may not have actually failed, but according to text books and article, they are branded ranging from notorious, corrupt to many other names. If we just use wikipedia and search for the work corrupt leader, tonnes will appear as search result for you.

I believe in free speech as well as openness and transparency. I believe in equality and justice. I believe that no one opinion should be greater than the other and all shall be heard. What say you?

~~~ Life is an adventure where we search for the meaning of the outcome.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Life is what you choose it to be, followed by the necessary action to make it so -Winson

Monday, June 22, 2009

Positive side: Opposition can be used as a tool to motivate further improvement -Winson

Thursday, June 18, 2009

From my e-mail box - Beautiful Lesson

The girl in the picture is Katie Kirkpatrick, she is 21 . Next to her, her fiancé, Nick, 23. The picture was taken shortly before their wedding ceremony, held on January 11, 2005 in the US .. Katie has terminal cancer and spend hours a day receiving medication. In the picture, Nick is waiting for her on one of the many sessions of quimo to end.

In spite of all the pain, organ failures, and morphine shots, Katie is going along with her wedding and took care of every detail. The dress had to be adjusted a few times due to her constant weight loss

An unusual accessory at the party was the oxygen tube that Katie used throughout the ceremony and reception as well. The other couple in the picture are Nick's parents. Excited to see her son marrying his high school sweetheart.

Katie, in her wheelchair with the oxygen tube , listening to a song from her husband and friends

At the reception, katie had to take a few rests.The pain does not allow her to stand up for long periods

Katie died five days after her wedding day. Watching a woman so ill and weak getting married and with a smile on her face makes us think..... Happiness is reachable, no matter how long it last. We should stop making our lives complicated.

Life is short

Break the rules

forgive quickly

kiss passionately, love truly

laugh constantly

And never stop smiling
no matter how strange life is

Life is not always the party we expected to be

but as long as we are here, we should smile and be grateful.

As I reproduce this piece found in my mailbox, I didn't take the trouble to find out whether this person is in fact real or not. If the write did have such good imagination to even create a story of such, I think he or she knows something about life. And indeed if I reflect back at myself, too many times I have been looking into the small things and get frustrated with the minute things. The big picture, how about being alive and even close to our loved ones. Life is indeed fragile and unpredictable, but Love is something uniquely God build into us from his own image. How can we not learn to love and give more than anything else. If there is something I can learn from this is I need to Love and be less selfish. Have a great day, folks.

~~~ Life is an adventure where we search for the meaning of the outcome.
Don't be perfectionist, nothing is perfect. But if you have to, perfect the art of handling imperfection. -winson

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The journey of life sometimes takes you through rough roads, and that is when you have something to share about how you overcame it.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Scam: Watch Out!!

I received the below email just a moment ago, just in case any of you did not realize. This is a total scam and don't bother replying to them. You are not going to get any cold hard cash sent to you for sure. All is going to happen to you is continue funding their operation by them saying that ohhh.. you got to send us courier charges, processing fees and stuff like that. It will repeat and repeat but I can guarantee that you would not get a single cent out of it. So watch out for it...


Sent By:

Subject: God Bless You Winson

I need your assistant of transferring $22 million Usd to a foreign account as our foreign investor or our foreign partner.

Inour Company,we sold Gold dust, HMS-1&2, USED RAILS, RS-50/60 HARDMETAL, COPPER SCRAPS and crude oil, and we did over invoiced during oursales.
Due toour new Elected government that has taken over now, we want to move outthis money through you. Your share is 30%, and me and my boss willhave 70%.

This money is in Standard Chartered BANK Ghana, buthas been moved to financial house for some reasons and for easy moveout to oversea.

I wait to hear from you.

Larry Peters

~~~ Life is an adventure where we search for the meaning of the outcome.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Our purpose of life drives us and keep us motivated to wake up every morning and take a little step daily towards it.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Leadership is about.... handling the good time, as well as the rough time....

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    Winson has about 15+ years of working experience, 10+ of which is in the area of Quality Assurance in software/design industry. A senior member of American Society for Quality (ASQ), a member of IIST and an ASQ Certified Quality Manager or better known as Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE), Certified Project Manager (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM). Currently, he has about 5 years in managerial position in charge of QA Department, managing a team of QA executives and IT Administrator, performing software testing, software quality assurance/audit and process improvement.

    He also handles area of certification and technical partnership for his current organization both for products and the organization. Currently he leads an independent team to study the software testing capability in his organization and suggest improvements for it.

    His passion is in the area of Quality, Process Improvement & Software Testing, and he is also active in Product Certification Processes, Team Building and Training.

    He is a visionary, thinker, motivator, teamwork oriented manager, communicator, proactive and forward thinker, who loves to work with multi-cultural and wide variety of people.