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Before – Being truly Singaporean – Engross in reading Science and Maths textbooks – Suffering from travel and motion sickness – Enjoy being trapped in a tiny shell of the snail – Had never thought of working or living abroad – Living in a small,small world – Dreamt of being a biologist – Being whacked…

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This week, Professor David had managed to keep our mouths wide opened during lesson when he showed us a video on how Google treat its co-workers. It showed us how Google’s offices were transformed into work playgrounds with almost everything under one roof.However, this year, Google has been over taken by SAS Corporation, software company…

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The good eggs,bad eggs and cooked eggs.

Should organizations “rank-and-yank”? This was a question assigned to us by Prof David Lehman for MNO1001 module. We were asked to do a short write-up on wheter organisations should or should not employ the rank-and-yank system. In the rank-and-yank system, the work performances  of employees are rated and the bottom 10% of the employees who…

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Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own.And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who’ll decide where to go. – Dr.Seuss’s…

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The Pearl of Shanghai

Even as the night falls into darkness,the flame of the candle still glows brightly against the backdrop. Only such beauty can capture its own reflection. His painting was part of the nature and the nature was a part of him.It becomes a masterpiece when you can’t tell where his brush strokes ends. Korea Pavilion. Shanhainese…

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These days I’ve been reading some online articles on career skills,engaging in heated conversation with my local university mates about employment and reflecting about life. I shall share some of highly useful points about career development in “bite-sizes”. 1) Employers want an up sized McDonald Happy value meal or a national day fun pack. After…

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Un été, je n’oublierai pas

The greatest love tower of all time. Best 10 Photographs shown below Will provide my personal insights to this trip. …. …. …. Paris, Je t’aime.Pour ton âme. Paris,France : Underneath it all are hush murmurings and sweet kisses. A puff of parfum can make my senses go wild. I eat. I drink. I watch.…

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“Would like to go skydiving with us?” She was equipped with her parachut and safety gear, getting all prep up to perform an acrobatic free-fall. “No.” “Why not?” “Not now. Just don’t feel like it.You know?” “Why wait?Aren’t you on the same plane with us right now?”  She smiles at me and tossed herself into…

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Pretty Parisien

I used to be fascinated by the beautiful pictures of Paris splattering around magazines,newspapers and websites. Pretty streets.Pretty houses.Pretty shophouses.Pretty people.And “pretty” is the word I would used to sum up this city of lights which dazzled millions of people around the world. Underneath this pretty picture of Paris is a place stuffed with cafes,pubs…

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So, one of my classmates,Geraldine asked,” What is creativity?What defines creativity?” This question really hit me. To me, creativity only narrows down to one word, ‘unique’. If so, what is the definition of creative? I was listening to a podcast about a lecture on jazz music.According to this lecturer, who is also a well-know jazz…

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Grassy Perfume Fields

I have just completed my third year of study and I am still not quite sure about what my future holds. There are so many dreams and goals to fulfil but I just do not know how I could plan and take each small step towards my dream and how fate or random luck could…

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In quest for excellence in higher education, several learning institutions are changing their focus from instructional teaching to independent and effective learning. This paradigm shift in education philosophy has led several educational institutions to employ the method of peer observation of teaching or peer review which serves to facilitate exchange of constructive feedback and experiences…

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