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How to Reinvent Yourself for a Successful Career Change

(1) Comments | Posted 13 May 2013 | (13:16)

Meet George - He is in his late 30s. He has been in his current position for almost four years. He was very enthusiastic about his job during the first couple of years. He doesn't feel challenged anymore. At the same time he can't see any opportunities for promotion. He...

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Is it Worth Doing an MBA? Part II

(0) Comments | Posted 28 March 2013 | (13:46)

Many people have asked me whether it is worth doing an MBA since I finished mine ten years ago. The problem with this question is that the answer differs from individual to individual. It depends on what you want to achieve by doing it.

So, how do I answer this...

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Is It Worth Doing an MBA? Part I

(0) Comments | Posted 19 February 2013 | (09:21)

First, I have a disclosure to make. I have an MBA from MIT Sloan. I can't say I had a fab time during these 2 years (far from it). I learnt a lot though - not only about business but also about myself. My professors and my classmates were great....

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When Not to Give Up

(0) Comments | Posted 14 January 2013 | (23:00)

Most of us have been brought up with the mantra 'Never Give Up' engraved in our genes. We are taught from early age that persistence and perseverance will help us achieve our goals. At the same time, quitting is seen as a sign of weakness - even for minor activities.

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David Cameron on Letterman: Which Test did he Fail?

(0) Comments | Posted 28 September 2012 | (08:50)

Be honest. Who googled what Magna Carta means in English the day after David Cameron appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman?

"He should have known" said many.

If he was not able to answer the questions about the size of the population and the difference among...

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UCAS Clearing: Six (Rather Harsh) Choices to Make

(1) Comments | Posted 13 August 2012 | (00:00)

This year A-level results day is 16 August 16. Many students will find out they achieved the required grades to pursue their preferred courses. Those who miss them may consider Clearing - a process run by UCAS that matches students with remaining places.

I'd like to share six (rather harsh)...

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What Rory McIlroy and Serena Williams Have in Common?

(0) Comments | Posted 10 July 2012 | (15:29)

Both Serena and Rory are top professional athletes. It seems they are very different personalities and don't have much in common. However, if we dig deeper, we will find out that their journey to success had similar ingredients.

1. They both started the sport they excel at a very early...

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Plan the Dream: Choose the Right University Degree

(1) Comments | Posted 7 June 2012 | (00:00)

It is exam season. Teenagers are trying to perform as best as they can in order to secure a place at the university of their choice. At the same time, graduate unemployment has hit record-high and tuition fees have increased significantly.

Many youngsters who aspire to higher education tell...

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Five Harsh Realities About Higher Education

(3) Comments | Posted 30 April 2012 | (00:00)

At this time of the year, teenagers are busy studying for exams - keenly aware of the importance of good grades when trying to secure a place at the university of their choice. Although as a parent you might be a firm believer in the benefits higher education can offer,...

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