ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Meow Ling Ng has dedicated her life to providing with the highest level standard of customer-focused services in the dynamic IT industries. She is a manager, advisor, motivational speaker and author. With more than 13 years of experience, she is widely acknowledged and as an expert and mentor. She has inspired people in areas from leadership, positivemindset, teamwork, creative quality techniques, innovation in problem-solving, customer-focused service to organizational alignment.
She was born in Singapore to a poor family in which her parents, like so many, battled in the workforce in order to make enough to raise up their three children with proper meals and adequate education. As the eldest child, Meow Ling was forced to join the workforce full-time as soon as she received her diploma in IT Computer Engineering in Temasek Polytechnic.
With her positive belief and a “never be defeated!” spirit, Meow Ling made it through various setbacks in her personal life and in the corporate world, and as a result, she has experienced personal transformation. She finds herself on a wonderful life journey experiencing a happier life in every moment. Failures still come, but they no longer get in her way. She sees them instead as learning experiences that simply help her get one step nearer to her dreams.
Because of her enthusiasm and positive spirit, opportunities are given to her to interact with people who deepen her understanding of others. She has seen how some are less fortunate, and many people experience difficult events after which they feel life is meaningless. It is for them that she wrote Life Sucks! which she believes can reach them where they are and lift them up.
Franky Ronaldy is an author and IT consultant, and the co-author of Life Sucks! published by Black Card Books. Franky was born in Bandung where he grew up, like so many others, in a less than ideal economic situation. He had a curiosity in tech and loved to develop applications, so and he sought his degree in Computer Science. Before he graduated, Franky had already begun his career as a Web Content Technician in Jakarta in order to help his family. After riots in Jakarta in 1999, he decided to migrate to Singapore to continue on with his career.
Franky grew up with companion of his grandfather whom has shared a lot of the great life learning lessons. Through this, a strong belief has grown inside Franky’s heart as a foundation of his life. His life’s compass has guided him to take ownership of his experiences in life and being happy has to be coming from the bottom of the heart. Most important is his determination to aid people to overcome obstacles and regain happiness. Through this book, he hopes to help many others.