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Finding energy to do New Nation

Posted on 31 October 2011

Frankly, I don’t know where it comes from.

By Terence Lee

Last week, a friend said that she’s amazed I’m able to handle two websites at once. While NewNation.sg is something I co-founded, it doesn’t pay the bills — in fact, we barely break even.

I work full time at SGEntrepreneurs.com, which is already a handful.

To be honest, I don’t know where I get the energy from. Last week, I practically worked everyday — I spent about five days on SGE, and two days on NewNation.sg. I do rest on weekends, but I make sure I get some important work done.

Perhaps it is the thrill of starting something new, and watching it grow. Perhaps I get a kick out of learning new things, and seeing our content go viral. I don’t know.

Online media is like a drug to me. Once you’re in the flow, you’ll never let go.

But I guess having fun is the most important thing. With that taken cared of, work doesn’t feel like work anymore.

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- who has written 81 posts on New Nation.

Terence is an online media nut that is obsessed with writing and publishing on the Internet. Recently, he took up photography to expand his repertoire, and hopes to learn videography soon. He has worked in both online and print publications such as The Straits Times, Today, Mind Your Body, The Online Citizen, and Funkygrad. He is currently the assistant editor with SGEntrepreneurs, a website that covers entrepreneurship in Singapore and Asia. Terence can be found on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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