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Setbacks are the Biggest Boost to Workplace Aptitude

By: Gerald Goh

It’s an oft-quoted cliché that you cannot truly succeed in life unless you have experienced first-hand the bitterness of personal or professional failure - or even both.

But like all clichés, this idiomatic saying is not entirely without merit. A colleague recently wondered aloud: is it true that the majority of hardworking employees are actually only those who have experienced some sort of significant setback in life? (Read More Here!)

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What Your Smartphone Says About You

By Julailah Wahid

My daily commute always makes for an interesting experience. Besides dealing with overly pushy middle-aged individuals, I have to work my way through a sea of smartphone users on and off the train – people texting or WhatsApp-ing (yes, it’s a verb now just like Google), office workers reading news (and Facebook) updates and ladies watching foreign dramas on their phones.

Let’s face it. Smartphones are E V E R Y W H E R E. I’m telling you, it’s an epidemic!

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