Ideas, Journal

MOST GENEROUS INTERPRETATION: Lessons from Internet Shaming on Parking Idiots

I would like you to take a look at the following screengrab which I capture from Facebook. Question: What is your impression of the driver of this vehicle? Lucky for this car owner, this picture didn't go viral. The same could not be said for a fellow colleague of mine who parks better than this… Continue reading MOST GENEROUS INTERPRETATION: Lessons from Internet Shaming on Parking Idiots

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Why your AWARD does not belong to you (only) – A Reflection Piece

I received the prestigious SAF NSMan of the Year award from the hands of the Minister for Defence. It is awarded only to 17 national servicemen this year, a tri-service award that I later learnt that was extremely difficult to get. I was also blessed to be nominated for various awards in my workplace and… Continue reading Why your AWARD does not belong to you (only) – A Reflection Piece

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the ART of studying (part 3): Tips to tackle technical written examinations

While my friends are chasing 'A's, I proudly proclaimed that I am chasing after perfection. It is not because I am a memorising king of the class. Quite the opposite, I sat through my A level Mathematics paper with only one single formula in my head; I derived everything else on the spot. So imagine,… Continue reading the ART of studying (part 3): Tips to tackle technical written examinations

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the ART of studying (part 2): Effective Studying Techniques

I pushed myself to take up a Specialist Diploma in Teaching and Learning offered by my institution recently. It came with a thick reading list spanning three textbooks. THREE! That's thousand over pages! It's a fearful thought for me. After all, I didn't manage to successfully continue my Japanese language learning, ever since I tried… Continue reading the ART of studying (part 2): Effective Studying Techniques