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Category Archive: Starter Packs

Inspirational Fictional Role Models

QUICK! Name the most inspiring fictional character you know! Source: If you’re like most people, you would probably named characters who courageously led the charge against evil forces or sparked an entire revolution to overthrow an unjust ruler. But unlike fiction, real life doesn’t always come with big epic battles or evil tyrannical warlords. […]

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Behind the Global Financial Crisis

It has been 11 years since the onset of the 2008 global financial crisis. The economic emergency started in the United State’s subprime mortgage market, and soon snowballed into an international crisis. Source: Are you curious to find out how you can protect yourself against such crises in the future? Today, we’ll explore books […]

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Tips to be a Better Worker

Ever had a long, tedious work day only to realise you didn’t accomplish much at the end of it? It’s a frustrating situation, but luckily, we have books like The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey to help us become smarter workers. Source: For a year, Bailey delved into productivity — conducting a wide range of […]

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Adventure Into Retirement With These Characters

Retirement brings to mind the idea that the golden days are over. But to these fictional characters, retirement means the beginning of another exciting adventure. Here are three of them who make us feel young again. Martha Anderson from The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules Source: Spunky 79-year-old Martha wants to […]

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3 Tips For Surviving the Gig Economy

Did you know that the number of freelancers in Singapore is increasing? There are many advantages of being a freelancer—it is more flexible than a traditional office job, and it could be a great way to generate some income on the side. If you’ve ever dreamt of becoming a freelancer but don’t know where to […]

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