The good old days of double digit economic growth and abundant choice jobs are over.
We are now entering an unusual stage in the global economy characterised by slow growth and painful economic restructuring.
Courtesy of Martial House
Congratulations and welcome to Singapore!
If you are somebody who traveled thousands of miles to arrive on our sunny tropical shores, you may have hundreds of random thoughts in your head right now.
Capitol Piazza is spanking new, but it’s shops are already offering offers and discounts – even during weekends.
It was the best of times. It’s now the worst of times?
Retailers and shopping mall owners in Singapore are breaking out in a cold sweat these days.
Chris Brogan (above) is a freak. And a very successful one too.
Author of numerous bestselling books on social media and influencer marketing, including The Impact Equation, Chris has consulted with huge companies like Disney, Microsoft, Coke and Google, and is the publisher of Owner Magazine. He has also sold multi-million dollar companies, and amassed huge followings on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.
I love traveling. I love David versus Goliath tales. And I enjoy reading about business strategies.
Put this together and what have we got? The Roadside MBA by economics and business professors Michael Mazzeo, Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer.
Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner (courtesy of Freakonomics Facebook page)
Conventional wisdom can be a bitch. While there may be occasional wisdom in crowds, the truth is that fools seldom differ.
If going with the flow could land us in hot soup, how then should we solve the many problems in our world?
How do you work effectively in a cross-cultural team? What should you do to seal a deal with a foreign partner?
The human mind is one of the most brilliant creations on Earth. There isn’t a computer invented by man that can rival what happens between his ears.
Unfortunately, our minds are vulnerable to various quirks and idiosyncrasies which makes us prone to errors. Don’t believe me? Just look at the examples highlighted by Dan Ariely in Predictably Irrational.
Courtesy of The Future of Us
How will the future of Singapore be like? What can we do to shape our collective destinies as a nation?
Held to bring Singapore’s 50th birthday celebration (aka SG50) to a rousing close, The Future of Us exhibition is an immersive multi-sensory experience which encourages Singaporeans to imagine how we can live, work, learn and care in the future.
Classes at TechShop’s Menlo Park Premises (courtesy of The passionate maker)
Can you imagine a future where you can design and fabricate your own vehicle? Or perhaps create a custom-built gadget to solve the prevailing haze problem?
Well, apparently you now can. At least in certain parts of the world.