I was visiting Singapore on business. We had an opportunity to purchase a material in the quantity we needed for a small company I run back home. However, the company that made the material we wanted did not sell internationally. The owner said it was too much of a hassle for him. I could not sway him even with the promise to be a regular customer, so I found a place online that does company registration in SG. Within and hour I had my name check performed for a company I was starting and my ACRA registration completed. After filling out a few forms, I was able to make a purchase from the company as a native company in Singapore. Then my newly formed company would handle the export of the materials.
The owner of the company that had what I wanted was very pleased for the business, and was also very pleased to only be doing business with a domestic company in Singapore. Continue reading
When settiing into my new job, I found myself doing things the wrong way at times because I was in a new country where I wasn’t really aware that things could be so different. I had never known that it is good to give gifts to people you are hoping will become your clients, so I had nothing to give as a gift the first time I began working with my first big account. There is a website called FOTO88 that helped me when I had very little time to spare. I had already met with the client when I realized my faux pas. As soon as a fellow employee pointed it out to me, I was able to rush and order some nice items.
I’m a little bit amused now that I look back and see how naive I was about how things are not the same all over the world. Come to think about it, looking back on everything, I am really surprised that I got hired at all. Once I learned about how I was handling everything from my interview to things I did once I started the job, I realized that I handle things like an American and not the way they do anywhere else. I knew it was important to brush up on what I needed to know. The coworker who alerted me about giving clients helped me out with some ideas of what would be best for the customer.
Knowing that each customer should be treated as an individual, I made sure to order a variety of different things to give others. I wanted to have different things on hand so that I could quickly grab something whenever necessary. I knew that it would be pretty easy to mail order things, but having them on hand makes things even easier.
I have been really busy since I got to Nashville. To start with I was living on the couch of this guy I know at these Antioch apartments. That could not last long, his girlfriend was not having it. She was telling him that if he would not let her move in with him, then I could not either. Obviously it is not even close to the same thing, but there is not any point in arguing with another guy’s girlfriend when you are the one asking favors. That couch was not very great for sleeping either, in fact I was just laying on the floor instead of that. I knew that I would wake up with a really sore back and be miserable if I tried to sleep on that thing. At any rate I have to find a good place to stay and I hope that I can find a roommate. Continue reading
We needed a place to stay close to the airport, so we searched for a nice apartment for rent in Jacksonville FL. I would not know if the move for work would be permanent for almost a year. That is how it goes sometimes with a job. I was responsible for flying back and forth from our offices in Jacksonville to the main production facility up north. My wife and I wanted to rent a very affordable place on a one-year lease. If the job turned out to be temporary, we would only have a few months left on a lease we could afford to cover with my housing allowance while needing to get a place wherever we moved to.
My work is okay with the housing benefit. I just did not want any issues with this particular assignment. If I had to move in nine months, then we would be locked into three more months on a lease while having to rent another place. We are saving our money, and we wanted to rely completely on our housing allowance for apartment rental costs. Continue reading
Virginia is one of the most beautiful states I have ever been to. I had only passed through on various travels, but I knew that I wanted to live there one day. It had more to do than just the scenery. The people there are just so nice and friendly, which was something I definitely was not used to. I had lived in a big city where i did not even know my neighbors, so I looked at Lynchburg VA apartments when I decided I had enough of living like that.
I am self employed, and I can work from anywhere. I consider myself fortunate to be able to have that luxury. Continue reading
I knew that I was going to look at apartments for rent in Henderson not that long ago. What I was not expecting was to find an apartment that I really liked as quickly as I did. As soon as I saw everything that is offered at Villa Serena, I knew that it was the place for me. What really sealed the deal was how nice their dog park is. My dog is everything to me, so I knew that I needed an apartment that would allow me to take her with me.
I was not expecting to find such a nice dog park as part of the community amenities there though. Continue reading
When I started looking at apartments near Alamo Heights, I knew that I had to find one that allowed dogs. I have two small beagles, and there was no way I was going to move into a complex that did not welcome my dogs as well. I did a search for apartment complexes that are pet friendly, and that is how I found the Niche Apartments. I read their dog policy, and I was happy with what I found out about it. I would be able to have both dogs there with me, so I started looking at the floor plans to see if I could find one I was happy with.
There are several different floor plans available. There are one, two and three bedroom options. The two and three bedroom units also have two bathrooms in each one. It is just me, but I still struggled between the one and two bedroom options. I knew that I would not have any overnight guests, but I do work from home so having a home office was very appealing. Continue reading
I knew that I had to find an apartment in Schaumburg IL sooner rather than later. I also knew that I did not have a lot of free time to do this because of my work schedule. I was working a lot of overtime, and I barely had time to take care of myself without having to worry about finding a new apartment in less than a month’s time. I decided that I would use the Internet, and it turned out to be a huge blessing for me because it is how I found Village in the Park, which is where I now live.
I liked the apartment layout there, but I also liked all of the amenities that are included with it too. Continue reading
I need to find an apartment in Nashville, but I do have some rather specific conditions with regards to what I am going to be looking for in an apartment. It needs to be a nice apartment, but I am not looking for something that is super expensive and highly luxurious. That would just be a waste of money, because I am probably going to buy a house in the next few years. Rather, a nice apartment will do and I am looking for apartments in Nashville to be more specific. So I would like to find a website that has some listings of apartments that are for rent right now, along with their prices, and some more information about the apartments, such as the total square footage.
The last piece of information is also very important to me, because I do not want to live in a tiny apartment. I am going to be moving into the apartment with my girlfriend and her kid. So it is important that we have an apartment that is going to be big enough to accommodate all of us. Continue reading
I had a friend in school who fell off the top bunk bed onto his mouth as a child. It pushed his upper teeth so hard upwards that his adult teeth grew in very crooked. He had the worst case of buck teeth and crookedness that I have ever seen. He saved money to get a full mouth restoration with dental crowns and capping. He looks like a movie star now. He is a handsome guy, but he looked very bad with his own teeth. Imagine a movie star with the most winning smile you have ever seen. Pick someone who is very handsome. Now put a set of those fake bad teeth on him and imagine he really looked like that.
My friend took care of the teeth he had. They were not yellow or stained. There were no chips or cracks. They were just very crooked and stuck out very far. Now his teeth fit perfectly in his mouth. The dental crowns and capping gave him a whole new look. You would not even think it was the same guy. Even his speech is normal now. Continue reading
I have never been to a chiropractor before in my life, but at the moment, it seems like something that might be a pretty good job. I did not know what I was getting myself into yesterday, when I agreed to help my friend out with a project of his. We were trying to clear out some space to pour concrete. Now I am trying to find a chiropractor in Bakersfield CA because I think I really hurt my back when I was helping him work.
There are a few factors why my back hurts so bad today. One of them is just the amount of back-breaking labor that I did. Continue reading