“Hey good news we have closed our first sale!” “Great! Now you can send the customer an invoice..” “Huh what’s an...
“Hey good news we have closed our first sale!” “Great! Now you can send the customer an invoice..” “Huh what’s an invoice? Ok let me google…” “….” That was way back in 2015, when we first left college to launch Glints. Glints was not only our first company, but our first work experience. So there were many [...]Oswald Yeo
It’s the dreaded after-lunch dessert conversation. Hearts thumping, saliva swallowing, and a bittersweet feeling that no amount of sweet raspberry cheesecake seemed to help. “It’s not you, it’s me” “What could we have done differently?” “Can we still be friends?” The breakup conversation. It’s the founders breakup [...]Oswald Yeo
“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” – Steve Jobs In August 2013, a startup was founded by 3 founders, and 2 years later, I decided to join them officially as a part-time intern in their marketing team, and [...]Oswald Yeo
Firing is as important as hiring. It is impossible to build a company without letting go of people, as difficult as the decision is. Those who have been in relationships will know that when there are problems, the right action is not give up on the relationship right away, but to communicate openly and work on changes together. However, if [...]Oswald Yeo
Giving An Internship A Shot The approach of Summer – a long, 3 months break – signalled the end of my fourth semester in university. Friends around me had all made their plans for the school break; some of them were taking up internships while others were packing up their passports and luggages to see the world. It was time for [...]Oswald Yeo
I remember vividly how eager I was when I stepped into the office during my first day. I was awed by their trust, flexibility and cooperation. I immediately hit it off with my fellow colleagues and interns. It was an enjoyable experience working with this group of young talents who are as excited as I was about the future. Best of all, we [...]Oswald Yeo
The other thing I really liked about Glints is the people there. They are so friendly and energetic, that the energy spreads to everybody in the team. We even had a sponsored 2 day 1 night trip to Johor Bharu which was so much fun, and where we had a team meeting in a pool. My internship at Glints was an incredible experience I would never [...]Oswald Yeo