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Help me stay awake!!

After enjoying 4 days of no work, sleeping in late, doing spontaneous activites and going to bed late at night, I am once again at my workstation trying to do some work and hoping that the first day back is not so hectic and mad. So far, thankfully, it's been good. I hope it stays this way for the rest of the day until closing time. Yes, I am unenthusiastic about starting the day. Simply because, I am just not a morning person!!

I know... I have to change this habit. Seriously though, I usually function a whole lot better if I can wake up at like 8 or 9am and just work till late at night. That's probably why I sometimes believe that I am not suited to working in a usual "9 to 5" environment or even be in my line of work. It makes me sound so selfish to want my weekends and sleep in late at the same time. But one can wish, right?

I know what people would normally say, "If you want that, be your own boss!" Yes, I get the picture. My answer - I'm working on it! I just have to figure out my "strategic talent" that would help me do just that. Hopefully, I'll figure out something that I really can sink my teeth into soon. As I was driving to work this morning, I did think of something interesting to do as a business and career later in life (or maybe not so much later in life). The details are still a little vague right now because the business is not really very well known in the local scene (I think) and it will involve lots of capital investments and risks, but if done correctly can be hugely profitable. Three simple words to decribe this is... location, location and... location (with a little twist). Let me swim this through my noodle and research first before I go into deeper.

~~*Prettify, Inc.*~~


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