Monthly Archives: January 2018

Tutoring Kids to Do More Than Just Pass Tests

When I was in school it was just a matter of getting through by passing the tests. It was like a whirlwind. I was not convinced I actually learned anything except how to pass tests. I would rather have actually learned something that I could apply and use later. I think tutoring would have helped me in some subjects to really get a more solid grasp of the material. This is why my wife and I are using the physics tutoring of Tony Chee at for our children. I really want them to know more about physics than just how to pass exams to get good grades.

I have seen a lot of tutoring that just gives you material to pass the tests. Coaching to just pass tests is not really learning a subject. I want them to understand things about atoms and electrons on a fundamental level that they can build on as they move forward into advanced education. Continue reading

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Spending Our Time Doing Business More Wisely

When I first opened my office, my wife was my part-time secretary. Together, we would clean the office every evening to be ready to greet clients the next day. As we grew, we added a couple more staff people. We offloaded the chore of office cleaning to them. We did not think anything about it, because we did whatever it took to keep our business going on that shoestring budget we started with. Now that there was success, we hired cleaning services in Singapore to clean our offices. The employees we had brought it to our attention that their salaries would be better spent by us to have them do the main jobs they were hired for.

We thought about that for ourselves too. We should have hired cleaning services in Singapore long before we did. Continue reading

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