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5 Easy Tips for Building Yourself a Strong Network

There is more to success than being task and goal-oriented. Social skills play a vital role so you can excel and succeed in your studies, career, and life in general. According to top-rated Wharton professor Adam Grant, a study conducted on six hundred medical students in Belgium found that self-centered, task-oriented individuals excelled in their first year. However, others who were more generous, helpful, and team-oriented would surpass them in the course of their medical school.

Tribute to Society & Social Media…

What I do not like about social media would have definitely been a shorter article. But what I like and what it has done to the world we know is anything but insignificant. The fact that I sit here on a Saturday afternoon, offering my thoughts for your consideration, is a direct result of social…
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Seven Things to Know Before Studying Abroad

In pursuit of your educational goals and dream career by studying abroad — are you really prepared for this big step? Studying abroad is exciting, but it can also be intimidating and challenging, especially if this is your first time. You will be leaving the comfort of your home and live in a foreign country. It means you may need to cook your own meals and do your own laundry. You will also have to leave some of your friends at home and learn to make new ones in a new environment. While exciting, there will be many sacrifices in the pursuit of your academic dream.
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Finding Common Purposes Amongst Differences

I was very fortunate to have started my career in a well-managed American global enterprise in the 1990s, with a proper career development plan for young employees ahead of its time. Other than managing its business by geographic markets, the company grouped its revenue sources under three major business divisions, a common practice in many…

Overcoming the Odds! – The story of Kajal…

Photo by Igor Rodrigues on Unsplash Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us. Wilma Rudolph There have been many instances which have impressed upon me the awe inspiring ideals of self-belief and hard work. The…
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In True Pursuit of Wisdom: Accepting Different Philosophies

What is there in common amongst Marcus Aurelius (a Roman emperor), Epictetus (a slave), Seneca (a wealthy man,) and Confucius (a Chinese teacher.) Yes, they are all great philosophers of the past. This month, let’s talk about PHILOSOPHY! The word “philosophy” literally means the “love” (philo in Greek) of “wisdom” (sophia).

Gaining Deeper Insights through a Shared Language

As it has often been repeated, speaking the local language where you are is a key element in learning more about a foreign culture. From a simple greeting like “good morning” to a more heartfelt “I am sorry to hear of the unfortunate incident that happened to you”, speaking the local language will endear you…
TCG Newsletter August 2020 - Santiago Rainbow

Life’s Journey: The Real Pilgrimage

Finally, I realise life itself is a pilgrimage since the day we were born. We each have our own route or our Camino, some given, some chosen. Despite the multiple and different routes, we will eventually arrive at the same destination, the discovery of our souls.

Journeying through Sikkim…

Photo by PRATAP CHHETRI on Unsplash India may seem like a homogenous home to its many people but it serves as an indubitable tribute to cultural plurality. There has always been a prevailing sense of peaceful co-existence that I picked up without much effort. Diverse cultures and individuals living together and thriving was the norm which I tried…
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TCG building a strong network - hands

5 Easy Tips for Building Yourself a Strong Network

There is more to success than being task and goal-oriented. Social skills play a vital role so you can excel and succeed in your studies, career, and life in general. According to top-rated Wharton professor Adam Grant, a study conducted on six hundred medical students in Belgium found that self-centered, task-oriented individuals excelled in their first year. However, others who were more generous, helpful, and team-oriented would surpass them in the course of their medical school.

Tribute to Society & Social Media…

What I do not like about social media would have definitely been a shorter article. But what I like and what it has done to the world we know is anything but insignificant. The fact that I sit here on a Saturday afternoon, offering my thoughts for your consideration, is a direct result of social…
seven-things-to-know-before-studying-abroad-students

Seven Things to Know Before Studying Abroad

In pursuit of your educational goals and dream career by studying abroad — are you really prepared for this big step? Studying abroad is exciting, but it can also be intimidating and challenging, especially if this is your first time. You will be leaving the comfort of your home and live in a foreign country. It means you may need to cook your own meals and do your own laundry. You will also have to leave some of your friends at home and learn to make new ones in a new environment. While exciting, there will be many sacrifices in the pursuit of your academic dream.
TCG people and cogs

Finding Common Purposes Amongst Differences

I was very fortunate to have started my career in a well-managed American global enterprise in the 1990s, with a proper career development plan for young employees ahead of its time. Other than managing its business by geographic markets, the company grouped its revenue sources under three major business divisions, a common practice in many…