Self Improvement

You: The 21st Century Entrepreneur

How long does it take to build a world-class research university? In the late 19th century, Harvard University’s Charles Elliot predicted it would take 200 years and US $50 million (or US $5 billion in today’s dollars). The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) did it in 10 years and a tenth of Elliot’s predicted figure. To remain competitive, one of HKUST’s main goals is to nurture “entrepreneurial

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Go Girl: How to Get Your Dream Career Abroad

If you are a millennial, chances are you like to travel. In a recent study on travel trends conducted by the , 75 percent of the 4,000 millennials surveyed reported a desire to travel abroad as much as possible. But traveling and living abroad are, to quote the oft used tourist phrase, “same-same, but different.” A visit will provide you with new experiences and some food for thought; a long-term

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Interview with Hannah Karena Jones: “So, You Want to Work in Publishing…in Singapore”

A lifelong lover of words, the thought of working with them full-time seemed a dream. To prepare for interviews in publishing , I read company press releases, studied industry trends, and simply googled things like “what is it like to work in publishing?” On one of my exploratory Google hunts, I came across a blog series titled “So, You Want to Work in Publishing.” Perfect! The series featured entry-level publishing

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