isabelle thye

A Millennial’s Truth #10: Owning my story as a millennial

There were times people questioned my decision, the way I drifted in life. There were times I felt hurt and angry when people close to my heart didn’t understand my values. Feeling that the world owed me an understanding, I was struck by a moment of truth — isn’t this diversity? That we are all different and…

isabelle thye

A Millennial’s Truth #2: How working in a start-up company shaped my life

When I joined a start-up coffee chain in 2013, I entered a new world that was fundamentally different from the corporate environment I came from. Despite casual dress code, my on-boarding experience started with travelling around town with my boss to retail outlets, warehouse and roasting plant, meeting licensees and suppliers. From day one, I…

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