Author: eHomemakers

Sinthana On RTM Traxx FM

Sinthana, a mother of three children who left corporate to work from home and passionately making macrame was on RTM Traxx FM to share her story after joining eHomemakers.


August 7, 2018 0

The Five Personalities Of Innovators: Which One Are You?

Whenever I try to conjure up what innovation looks like, the same slideshow of images clicks across my mind: that photo of Einstein with his tongue sticking out, Edison with his light bulb, Steve Jobs onstage in his black turtleneck, introducing the latest iThing. Unoriginal and overdone, to be sure. And not all that accurate. Because it’s not just…
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October 19, 2016 0

Can Innovation Be A Marketing Tool?

If you’re forever hearing great things said about your work, yet not seeing these translate into sales and revenue, it could just be because you’ve fallen into the innovator trap. Can innovation be a marketing tool? The innovator trap is where we can end up if we confuse educating with marketing. Going out and telling…
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October 19, 2016 0

Understanding Aggravating Factors

Why do we have unemployed ICT graduates in Malaysia? Speak to ICT industry practitioners and they tell you that these graduates do not have the right technical skills and are therefore, unemployable. But think about it – ICT technical skills continuously evolve and no graduate is ever going to have just the right set of technical…
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October 19, 2016 0

The Innovation Process

The previous article examined the process of producing incremental improvements ideas as well breakthrough innovative ideas. Innovation comes from creative and novel ideas that provide a discontinuous breakthrough. Before you can advance with an innovative idea, it has to be examined using critical reasoning to ensure there is a clear path to profitability. Moving away…
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October 19, 2016 0

Starting An Online Business

by Brett Krkosska I receive lots of questions about starting a home based business.  Many are along the lines of “How do I get started making money online? What should I sell that will make the most money? How do I get more traffic… more sales?” Then there’s the occasional question about stuffing envelopes from…
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October 19, 2016 0

The Commoditisation Of Knowledge

In the last article, we examined how China and India are altering the world economic order. Malaysia has to identify the underlying shifts that have brought them to this position, so that we can figure out how to compete effectively. The second underlying shift is the commoditization of knowledge and information, historically a domain of universities and institutes of higher learning.…
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October 19, 2016 0

The Commoditisation Of Education And Skills

The last article looked at the commoditization of knowledge and information. The third silent shift that is taking place is in education -higher education today has become a commodity. China produces almost 5 million university graduates a year -400,000 of them in engineering. India churns out 350,000 engineering graduates from 2.5 million English-speaking bright minds who graduate from its…
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October 19, 2016 0

The Age Of Commoditization

Traditional British GCSE O-level exam papers for history, French, German and Italian will no longer be marked in Britain. In an arrangement reached earlier this year, half a million of these exam papers will be emailed to India to be marked at one-fifth the costs. Elsewhere in Britain, surgery patients who are fed up with the long waiting time…
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October 18, 2016 0

R & D Can Kill Malaysian SMIs

The companies’ graveyard is full of SMIs that rushed with full vigour into the nebulous world of Research and Development. R & D has become such a fashionable mantra that it is difficult to turn the pages of any newsworthy daily and not find oodles of encouragement for SMIs to surge into Research and Development…
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October 18, 2016 0