Spend fewer years in school, says Thailand’s richest man

BACK TO BLOG The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is increasingly changing and intertwining the ways we live, work, play and learn. The disruptive impacts of 4IR on our children’s education today and the future of work contribute to the global discussion of “Skills Crisis” which is of key concern to many key stakeholders, especially for […]

Ensure your child’s success? Warren Buffett says, “Invest in yourself”

BACK TO BLOG As parents, we hope our children could eventually live up to their fullest potentials and become successful in their lives. While time and skills-to-acquire are typical investment decisions that parents must make on behalf of their children, one has to agree that no one in his or her lifetime has the luxury […]

Are parents focusing on the right tuition subjects?

BACK TO BLOG We are all familiar with the Singapore Dream. Study hard, get good grades, obtain a good degree, land an “iron rice bowl” job as a doctor, a lawyer or an engineer. That is the recipe for success that most of us grew up with. As parents, we want only the best for […]

Are grades alone enough to stand out among peers?

BACK TO BLOG Building our children’s success with competitive resumes! Standing out among peers may lead to a higher chance of being accepted into an Ivy League university, or a head start in career opportunities. Are grades alone sufficient to achieve that? A survey shows that recruiters are looking beyond grades. Many modern employers are […]

Why is gaining early industrial exposure necessary?

BACK TO BLOG Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is increasingly transforming and interconnecting the ways we live, work, play and learn in a world of cyber-physical systems. What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)?The concept of the Fourth Industrial Revolution was first introduced by Klaus Schwab, the executive chairman […]

Could mastering the wrong skills deprive future opportunities?

BACK TO BLOG Immunise from the skills crisis in the Future of Work The skills crisis is a global phenomenal outcry of increasing high unemployment among tertiary youths due to high-skills shortage as driven by the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). With 4IR increasingly transforming and interconnecting the ways we live, work, play and learn in […]

What if Schumpeter was right about creative destruction in the digital economy?

BACK TO BLOG The gale of creative destruction describes the “process of industrial mutation that incessantly revolutionizes the economic structure from within, incessantly destroying the old one, incessantly creating a new one” (Joseph Schumpeter, 1942). There has been much debate about the impact of technology on workplace innovation, skill demand and employment. For decades, technology […]