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5 INTERNSHIP TIPS FOR AD CREATIVES

5 INTERNSHIP TIPS FOR AD CREATIVES

I remember my internship well. Mostly because it was a pretty fun experience –we even got Baskin-Robbins for working overtime. (Ha!) But on a more serious note, I recall stepping into it with the mindset that the internship was merely a mandatory “subject” of the course I was undertaking – and not because I wanted…

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Reach New Heights By Digging Deeper

Reach New Heights By Digging Deeper

Have you ever been told that in order to reach new heights, you need to set your sights further and climb higher? What if I told you we’re doing it all wrong? We don’t need to reach higher. Instead, we need to dig deeper. And here’s why: If a massive skyscraper had a shallow foundation…

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How Will You Measure Your Life?

How Will You Measure Your Life?

What I’ve always found really interesting is how although everything is different, the underlying principles of life are the same. Reading widely across a variety of genres tend to yield the same message and same lessons, each given in a different way. So, I really enjoyed reading about how business principles are being applied to…

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Visualise Your Vision

Visualise Your Vision

When I was a kid I used to cut out newspaper clippings, stories of oppression, of loss, of sadness, of heroes who live and who have fallen, of civil rights (or the lack thereof) and paste them onto a large sheet of mahjong paper. I never showed these clippings to anyone, because I knew no…

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Focusing On Your Core Competencies Will Make Your Life Better

Focusing On Your Core Competencies Will Make Your Life Better

168 Hours by Laura Vanderkam is giving me plenty of food for thought. One of which is focusing on core competencies. She posits that when you’re doing what you love, or what you’re good at, you will have more energy to be more efficient, productive and effective to do more in your life. Sounds simple…

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Who You Are VS Who You Can Be

Who You Are VS Who You Can Be

People often give excuses for their weaknesses saying “I’m just like that, I can’t help it. I’m an Aquarius, it’s not my fault I’m a loner.” I’ve even heard someone say “I’m a slut because I have daddy issues.” True story. Let me tell you what you really are. You are who you choose to…

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Life As a Self-Fulfilling Prophet

Life As a Self-Fulfilling Prophet

There is just something about prophecies that intrigues us. Can we actually know the happening of things before they really do happen? Is it witchcraft? Is it magic? No. It’s just you. Let me explain. What many of us tend to underestimate is the power of the mind. That the thoughts you think, very often…

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Change Your Life In 3 Simple Steps

Change Your Life In 3 Simple Steps

I was dumbfounded when I stumbled across this article on Juicy Geniuses, which explained my deepest soul searching moments so well. They even compressed my experience into three simple (well, not that simple) steps: Listen within Be honest Take action I used to be the type who would worry over everything and anything, and because…

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Leadership Lessons from The Dog Whisperer

Leadership Lessons from The Dog Whisperer

I recently adopted 3 dogs, to add to my furry family of 2. Adorable and lovable as they all are, I was at a loss to handle them after a few scuffles broke out. Google lead me to Cesar Millan. Cesar Millan, if you don’t already know is the star of The Dog Whisperer, the…

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