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Networking as a Lifestyle

Life is not just about how much you know but who you know. Sometimes we find that the best and brightest people might be tucked away in a corner, with so much to offer yet left undiscovered by [...]

Discovering Leadership

  This week, we finally get down to interviewing Jay Anne – the hidden gem of 1010Life! You would never have guessed that apart from being a skilful back-end developer, she has a ton [...]

Stronger Than You Know

I used to have 3 layers to me. Layer 1 (outer): The crazy, fun, bubbly, loud and full of nonsense layer. The layer people easily got to know. You hear me before you see me. Layer 2 (middle): The [...]


My beloved spoke and said to me, “Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, come with me. See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has [...]


Nehemiah 2:2-3 (NIV) So the king asked me, ‘Why does your face look so sad when you are not ill? This can be nothing but sadness of heart.’ I was very much afraid, 3 but I said to the king, ‘May [...]

From One Inspired Life to Another

This week, we interview our talented Marketing and Design Team Lead. If you meet her bubbly self today, you’d never be able to tell that just a year ago she was an extremely reserved and [...]

MBTI Vacation Getaways

MBTI Vacation Getaways It’s summer time, and we all need a break! We have customized a list of recommended getaways to make each vacay…uniquely you!  Check it out! You Earned It.   ESTJ [...]

My Ace Team

Apart from being the joy of the company, Jesa, our Executive Assistant, will often be found shuttling between the governmental agencies and client offices, ensuring that all the necessary [...]

Behind the Glamour

As glamorous as it may seem, getting a startup up off the ground is no easy task. Many sacrifices need to be made before any glimmer of success. Today, we chat with Kent, our IT Manager who also [...]

Just Keep Running

Today we went on our usual staff run. We barely started and I already got distracted (cuz I was talking) and ran into another staff. Result: 2 bleeding casualties. The staff spent a few mins [...]

The Heart of 1010Life

We chat with our Founder and Managing Director, Michelle Leong, to find out more about the 1010Life story and why she built this company.    Before the conversation even began, Michelle [...]

First A Ministry

Proverbs 25:2 “It is the glory of God to conceal a thing; but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.” In the past few weeks, a recurring question has surfaced. – What [...]

When The Brook Dries Up

1 Kings 17:7-16 Elijah & The Widow at Zarephath It’s tough being caught between the rock and a hard place. I turn left and I see monsters. I turn right and I see reflections of my own [...]

Where Work Becomes Play

#‎WhereWorkBecomesPlay‬ That’s our tagline for ‪#‎TenTen101‬ – Corporate Training Division. It was a nice reminder this weekend. Was just reflecting after I sent a series of messages [...]

‎Nest Hotel

  Nest : – a structure or place made or chosen by a bird for laying eggs and sheltering its young. Who in the right mind would fly to Korea and only for a day? Sigh. But I know God has [...]

He Provides

 This wallpaper has never been truer. For the past 8 months this has been plastered on my lock screen. I had to keep it there as a daily reminder that if He has called me to the nations, He would [...]

Learning is a Two Way Street

In recent weeks I have been exposed to so many new aspects of business and it has stretched my mind in ways I never thought possible. In my SMU days, my brain was seldom (if ever), [...]

Paradox of Business

Decisions. Decisions. Decisions. In principle, we always need to have an exit strategy. I learnt that not everything gets solved through hopes of miracles through prayer. Some things are pure [...]

Unseen Building

Build Your House on the Rock Luke 6:46-49 46 “Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you? 47 Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you what he is [...]


Yesterday evening, over a cup of tea and Christmas chatter, it suddenly dawned on me that yesterday marked exactly the first year anniversary since the day I first set foot in Iloilo. Dec 5, [...]

A Tale Of Two Cities

Random thoughts while waiting at the airport. 1) One Heart. Two Places. When I’m there I miss home. But when I’m back, I miss my other home too. I feel the pull both ways. 2) Delays [...]


Home… Where I belong Where I am accepted Where I am loved Where I am protected Home… Where I know I can call in the middle of the night and they will drop everything to look for me. [...]

Confessions of a Dyslexic

Lemme tell you a story and it’s gonna be a long one, so brace yourselves… It started in JC, when I was studying everyday after school with my friend. Her father was a doctor, so she [...]

Remain In Me

In recent weeks, many conversations have come up about hearing the voice of God and living in the supernatural. Some friends say that it takes time for them to tune in. They need time to prepare [...]

Purpose-Driven Life

Was eavesdropping on a conversation at CBTL earlier. A guy was giving ‘life advise’ to a friend on how to find meaning n purpose in life. Framed in the context of me also facilitating [...]

Only By His Strength

For the past two weeks I’ve been running from one project to another. Sleep deprived, yet somehow having sufficient strength to get through the day. Strength I never thought I had. I know [...]