The Best Piece of Career Advice Ever – #SheSaysSG
Categories / Women

The Best Piece of Career Advice Ever – #SheSaysSG

#SheSays is a network to help women further their careers in digital, communications and media, and I’ve been attending their talks for a while now. There were many interesting takeaways from their latest talk titled “The Best Piece of Career Advice Ever” at co-working space JustCo, with the following panel speakers: Claire Waring (CW): ECD Sapient Nitro Shamini … Continue reading

General Assembly talk: Doing More at Work + Life
Categories / Technology and the Internet

General Assembly talk: Doing More at Work + Life

Work and life balance: Is it even possible? I’m a big fan of this topic of discussion! I grapple with this because I have too many hobbies, too little time, and (sometimes) too much work. I was keen to find out the thoughts from these speakers as part of the talks organised by General Assembly at Working Capitol: Tiang … Continue reading

The world’s population is transforming: CreativeMornings Singapore (October), Adri Reksodipoetro
Categories / Creative

The world’s population is transforming: CreativeMornings Singapore (October), Adri Reksodipoetro

Without you probably knowing it, 2008 was a watershed year for all of us. It was the year where our human civilization moved from a majority rural to a majority urban population. The pace of which the rural to urban migration is happening is the fastest it has ever been, according to Adri Reksodipoetro, Managing Director at … Continue reading

Google apps for Ramadan: A Talk at Google
Categories / Social Media / Technology and the Internet

Google apps for Ramadan: A Talk at Google

Ramadan Kareem to all Muslims! The Islamic holy month of Ramadan is here – signaling a time of self-reflection, devotion in fast and prayers, and getting together with loved ones and friends. So, in a coincidental turn of events, I was invited to a Google event as a media/blogger, rather than a Googler! I suppose … Continue reading

Startup vs corporate culture: #SheSaysSG with Audrey Kuah, CEO Aegis Media
Categories / Technology and the Internet / Women

Startup vs corporate culture: #SheSaysSG with Audrey Kuah, CEO Aegis Media

“The more unknown the better” – Audrey Kuah When I stepped into the Dentsu Aegis Network office at One Raffles Place, logos of their brands or subsidiaries greeted me at the reception. I was here for June’s SheSays Singapore event to listen to a talk by Audrey Kuah from Aegis Media. Audrey is truly what you … Continue reading

Change or perish in the digital age: Andrew Thomas (Ogilvy) and Circus Social
Categories / Social Media / Technology and the Internet

Change or perish in the digital age: Andrew Thomas (Ogilvy) and Circus Social

“Massive change. Fundamental consistency. That is why we’re still in business.” In the face of accelerating technological and cultural shifts, brick-and-mortar businesses are wondering how to stand the test of time and stay ahead of the curve. Look around and you will find many examples of businesses struggling to adapt in the digital age. The … Continue reading

Living life as a rebel: CreativeMornings Singapore (February) – Rodd Chant
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Living life as a rebel: CreativeMornings Singapore (February) – Rodd Chant

It’s 8AM on a Friday, the 14th of February. What better way to start Valentine’s Day than with a venti-sized dose of inspiration and caffeine from the monthly CreativeMornings Singapore! As I got co-working space The Hub, Grace Clapham, co-founder of the Singapore chapter of CreativeMornings, warmly greeted me at the door and checked me … Continue reading