Crucial criteria in business

  1. Uniqueness, USP. Why you or your product are different from the rest. Can be tangible or intangible. Either on product packaging, advertisement, after sales server etc.
  2. Channels to market and sell the products. As many and as effective possible
  3. Follower, fans, community, tribe or whatever you want to call it. The channel that we can thrown anything that they’ll support and buy
  4. Build trust, relationship, reliability for long term business. People buy not just because of good product, but also good company and good people.
  5. Use auto follow up tools so you can provide good advise, content to the potential buyers and get them ready to buy.
  6. Use auto payment and if possible delivery to ease overall transactions. Only if there is problem let the customer contact us

Motivation and self-help topics

Some topics that can be presented during a meeting to boost team motivation.

  1. proactive vs reactive
  2. productive is producing some results
  3. efficient vs effective
  4. focus
  5. reliable
  6. ready, fire, aim
  7. 2-minute rule
  8. progress
  9. goal, plan, execute
  10. responsive
  11. quick win
  12. quality over quantity
  13. less is more
  14. create value
  15. eliminate waste
  16. prioritize
  17. important vs urgent
  18. emotional bank/deposit

SMS Gateway Service

SMS gateway services for Malaysians. Mostly with short/long code and API  integration.

  1. – with reseller program, as low as 3sen, no detail pricing
  2. – credit never expires, can buy minimum 1,000 credit with RM90

Some application also apply for android for bulk sms sending. Good if use with unlimited SMS package by telco.


Simple code

This is just a basic code to use datatables.

Important components in the code:

  1. include of js, css on top
  2. declaring ‘thead’ tag
  3. declaring ‘id’ of the table to be same as called in js at the bottom
  4. include js script at the bottom

or can refer here for code


<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="">
<script src=""></script>
<script src=""></script>
<h1>A List</h1>
<table id="myTable" class="display" cellspacing="0" border="1">
    $counter = 0;
    foreach ($branch_list as $row) {
        <td><?php echo $row->orgname; ?></td>
        <td><?php echo $row->sessionname; ?></td>
        <td><?php echo $row->total_student; ?></td>
    <?php } ?>
$(document).ready(function() {
} );

Printer is offline issue

Normally happen on Windows 8

Some solutions

  1. disable the SNMP in printer properties > ports > configure port. Untick “SNMP Status Enable”
  2. install windows 8 hotfix
  3. editing the registry at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print and adding a new DWORD called SNMPLegacy with the value 1 and restarting