Tag: commerce

Apr

Why I say NO by default

I have a very sensitive uh, BS detector, bordering on paranoia. It didn’t used to be that way. There were a couple of times where a stranger walked up to me and asked me for $10. He lost his wallet and his bicycle, and he needed to get home. By taxi (or cab for you […]

Dec

People buy what they value

“I don’t have money leh. After 15th?” “Ok.” 2 freaking dollars. They don’t have 2 freaking dollars. Side note: The “leh” is an affectation of Singaporean English speech. It’s appended to most sentences as a sort of finishing element. By itself, it doesn’t mean anything. Collecting money can be tough I was tasked to collect […]