Pursuing Unconventional Career Paths in Singapore [Chills 52 with Christopher]
Singapore has always been a pragmatic society where the goal for most of us is to work hard and earn a decent living for our families. Pursuing our interests and embarking on unconventional career paths like urban farming doesn’t seem to be the priority but this was what our guest Christopher did even though he has a degree in aerospace engineering.
Listen to today’s Chills episode and get inspired by Christopher’s journey as an urban farmer in Singapore and how he manages his personal finance along the way. Who knows, you may become the next person to pursue your own interests after this!
After a life-changing farmstay experience in his travels, Christopher was drawn to the farming lifestyle. Through several hurdles (both physical & psychological), he finally took the plunge and started his unconventional career as an urban farmer. One interesting discovery he made was how he could apply what he has learnt in aerospace engineering in his farming work. Also, it is financially viable to take on an unconventional career path in Singapore. Opportunities are everywhere if you open your mind to them. There is much to learn from his experiences and this episode is one that you should not miss!
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Islamic finance has evolved throughout the years, from the days of merchant trading to structured investment products governed by the principles of Islam today. Join Reggie, Tysha and Raj from Five Pillars as we take a closer look at Shariah Investments and help you differentiate between regular investing and Shariah Investing for your own needs!
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Look at the number reflected on your bank account right now. How do you feel about it and more importantly, do you know why you’re feeling this way?
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