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A FRIEND shared with a group of us a while back that she has been feeling stretched and worn out at work for the past few months. When I asked if she was getting burnt out, she thought for awhile...

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"Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!" ...

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FEW women in Silicon Valley were surprised by the revelations about Uber detailed this month by Susan Fowler, a software engineer who published an exposé on the culture of sexism and sexual...

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WHEN we think about freelancers, it is usually the GrabCar driver, the Foodpanda deliveryman or the creative designer that comes to mind. But increasingly, more professionals, managers and executives...

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THESE days, it's become extremely unsexy - almost taboo - for management to talk about wielding sticks, as opposed to dangling carrots. So we focus on the rosy: what perks employers can provide...

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THE main reason for the gender gaps at work - why women are paid less, why they're less likely to reach the top levels of companies, and why they're more likely to stop working after having...

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AS quickly as the last square of bak kwa has vanished in one's mouth, so has reality set in after an extended holiday season...

IT is no exaggeration that this country is obsessed with food. Even before we have digested our Christmas turkey from last year, we were already dreaming of steamboats and bak kwa.

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THE words “decluttering” and “spring-cleaning” have got to be some of the unsexiest phrases that ever existed – well, to me, anyway. When it comes to office desks in particular, my philosophy has...

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NOT many leaders will tell you this, but being able to advocate for yourself in the workplace to advance your interests is possibly one of the biggest factors that will determine your career...