29 Oct '16, 2am

7Cs to survive an anti-jobs future

I was always talkative in class. This irritated my teachers who always made me stand outside the class. Standing outside meant I didn't know what was happening inside. I failed my O levels. I enrolled to do my A levels at a private school, Our Lady of Lourdes, in Ophir Road. Teacher and staff turnover were high and often there were no teachers in class. (The school closed after some years.) I failed my A levels, as did nearly all my 40 classmates. Mr Jack Sim, founder of the World Toilet Organisation. PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER But despite having no university education, many of these "failures" ended up doing well later on, and include a mining tycoon, a top forex dealer, a bond trader, TV broadcaster, top fashion designer, top deejay, Talentime winners (equivalent to Singapore Idol), and many businessmen - plus myself, Toilet Man (I am founder of the World Toilet Organisation)...

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