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Stop Shaming, Start Praising: What I Learned From Growing Up in a Shaming Culture

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I was recently in this business meeting where this director openly shamed his subordinate in front of a group of people: in quite a nasty way too. He basically tore his subordinate apart and ripped him into shreds, criticizing him...

‘I Just Graduated. Should I Go for My Dream Job or Continue Studying?’

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Hi Celes, I’ve enjoyed reading PE since my undergraduate days and your tips on becoming a dean’s lister helped me to get on that elusive list for 2 consecutive years! Many thanks 🙂 Now that I’ve graduated in July, I have...

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Exam Performance

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This is a guest post by Daniel Wong of Living Large. In this survey of more than 1300 participants, 96% said they feel anxious about exams. This high percentage isn’t surprising, but it still raises questions about whether the education system...

How Students Can Overcome Their Fear Of Failure

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This is a guest post by Daniel Wong of Living Large. “Put your notes away. It’s time to take the test,” says your teacher. You feel paralyzed by fear. Your stomach tightens. Your palms get sweaty. As your teacher places the...

6 Things You Learned in School that Don’t Apply in the Real World

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This is a guest post by Daniel Wong of Living Large. If you’re a student, do you ever feel like what you’re learning in school isn’t relevant to the “real world”? Or if you’ve already completed your formal education, did you...

Have a Presentation Coming Up? 5 Things To Note for Your Next Presentation

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This is a guest post by Benjamin Loh. Most of us procrastinate. Be it for that big project deadline, impending examination, exercising or even… the dreaded taxes. We try to keep it off our mental enclaves for as long as...

Procrastinating on Studying? 5 Ready Tips To Overcome Procrastination

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This is a guest post by Daniel Wong of Living Large. How would you answer this question: “When are you going to do your Social Studies assignment that’s due next week?” I’m pretty sure your answer isn’t “right now.” It’s more...