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Posted on22. Jan, 2011 by George.
This interview was conducted over email with the Founders of Artyii.com, Shannon & Cai Lin, over the past weeks. The Artyii idea, where did it come from? It started off in the classrooms of the Singapore Management University where we were previously students at. We share a passion of arts, business and technology, hence marrying [...]
Posted on01. Jan, 2011 by George.
It’s the start of the year 2011 and I’m pretty excited and psyched up for the year ahead because there are so many plans or goals for me to work towards. What about you? How do you feel towards the year 2011? What are your goals for the year? What do you want to achieve? [...]
Posted on20. Dec, 2010 by George.
Do you find studying difficult as well? Do you have a hard time understanding certain topics or concepts? It doesn’t matter whether you are one who often ace or fail the exams. No matter how smart or stupid you think you are, you can become 10 times or even hundred times better than you are [...]
Posted on14. Dec, 2009 by George.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1R-jKKp3NA 1. You Have To Be Very Clear of Your Purpose In School Steve dropped out of Reed College after the first 6 months. Why did he drop out? Like many college students, Steve did not have a clear reason for being there other than the fact that he doesn’t know what else to do [...]
Posted on02. Jan, 2008 by George.
Everyday we are constantly bombarded with tons of television commercials products that promise to help improve our memory, be it a brand of milk with “special” ingredients or daily consumption of vitamin supplements to boost the brain’s memory. However, it’s always a question to the effectiveness of these commercials gimmicks. The truth is it’s the [...]
Posted on30. Dec, 2007 by George.
It is possible for you to accelerate your learning if you want to, you know that don’t you? Not besides helping yourself to learn faster, you can help others as well. Whether you’re a trainer, a coach, or even a parent, this can be invaluable for you. Everyone processes information differently -We all learn differently. [...]
Posted on27. Dec, 2007 by George.
Learning to be creative is a skill that is a bit more complex and challenging. Some people are gifted in this area. There are also people who are not necessary creative but would desired to enhance these skills. Even those who are already gifted in the area , they still desired to further improve these [...]
Posted on23. Dec, 2007 by George.
Studies that are carried out in the past 15 years have enabled us to understand more about how our brain works. These studies have spawned a new way of learning and are called Accelerated Learning Method. What do I mean by Accelerated Learning? From the word accelerated, you can roughly guess that accelerated learning is [...]
Posted on20. Dec, 2007 by George.
I know you love to remember or memorise every single detail in your textbook, but it is virtually impossible. And you do not want to depend on drugs to do this. One effective way to improve your memory is to use the technique called mnemonics. What exactly is mnemonics? Mnemonics is one of the many [...]
Posted on17. Dec, 2007 by George.
You may have heard accounts of children doing exceptionally well in high level academics studies. You may also heard children entering top university in the world at age 8 ,9 or 10. It may sound impossible or crazy at first. You must be wondering if they are genius, whether they are talented or gifted. This [...]
Posted on13. Dec, 2007 by George.
To excel in anything you do, you need to have concentration and focus. In order to do that, you need to learn to concentrate and focus. Before that, what is concentration? Concentration is the deep mental application towards something. In other words, when you are concentrating, you are giving your 100% attention to doing that [...]
Posted on11. Aug, 2007 by George.
When you are given a project in school or at work, do you immediately make a step-by-step list of the tasks that you should perform in order to complete the project? Or, do you do everything that you can randomly and just try to organize and put together the project in the end, when you [...]
Posted on23. Jul, 2007 by George.
Brain enhancement, otherwise known as “neural enhancement” or “brain boosting” is the newest health fad to hit the market. But it does have its critics who believe that we need to spend some time thinking first about its physiological and ethical consequences before we accept its techniques. There are two sides of the argument revolving [...]
Posted on18. Jul, 2007 by George.
Most of us find it hard to express our feelings, because voicing out what we feel is difficult for most. Oftentimes, when we try to say what we want to say, we end up being tongue-tied, misunderstood, or worse, we end up saying the wrong thing. So instead of risking exposing ourselves to humiliation or [...]
Posted on14. Jul, 2007 by George.
Wouldn’t it be nice if you have a genie at your disposal? You know, that gigantic magical creature appearing from the opaque smoke of Aladdin’s lamp who can grant three out of this world wishes? Oh, how you’d love to give up a limb to purchase such an impressive product, right? Fame, fortune, good health, [...]
Posted on12. Jul, 2007 by George.
Can you still recall the cartoon series featuring Wily Coyote and the Roadrunner? “Fast” brings back the image of the Roadrunner zooming past the obstacles laid out by Wily Coyote. Speed may allow you to arrive at your intended destination; but along the way, were you able to take note of the things that you [...]
Posted on06. Jul, 2007 by George.
Do you currently have a lot of problems in your life? Do you think that it is too much for one person to handle all these problems? Do you think that life is unfair? If your answer is yes, then here is an important truth that you must know: “Wherever we look upon this earth, [...]
Posted on01. Jul, 2007 by George.
Writer’s block has got to be the most frustrating things writers have to grapple with. It’s especially troubling if you have a looming deadline and you’re just staring at your computer with no idea what to write. But even if you don’t have a deadline and you just want to come up with a written [...]
Posted on24. Jun, 2007 by George.
One of the scariest things for a student may be transferring to a new school. Nothing can be worse than walking alone in the campus while everyone seems to already know each other and gather in packs. Together with the new environment, you have to deal with academics, extra-curricular activities, teachers, and lone weekends. If [...]