Wong Choong Soon

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Three Qualities Every Leader Needs to Succeed on a Team

“I want your help developing my direct reports into stronger leaders,” John* the new CEO of Fasseni, a $350 million technology company, told me several years ago.<p>Initially, I approached the request like any consultant might.<p>First, I asked John why he wanted my help. He told me that Fasseni had …

Which eatery has the best toothpicks? Din Tai Fung, says labour chief Lim Swee Say

When labour chief Lim Swee Say goes to Chinese restaurant Din Tai Fung, his eyes are peeled not so much on its dumplings and noodles, but on its …

Hong Kong

Girl Voted the Ugliest on the Internet Gives an AMAZING, Godly Speech. A MUST See!

Las Vegas shooting survivor Taylor Benge used to be agnostic. But after coming through the traumatic event, he is now a firm belie...<p>A stranger's …

Las Vegas

Switzerland enforces new quotas for EU workers

<b>Quotas on the number of EU citizens working in Switzerland have come into effect for one year.</b><p>Switzerland, which is not an EU member, says immigration has reached unacceptable levels, with foreigners making up a quarter of the population.<p>The Swiss have made a series of deals with the EU on the free …

Europe

YouTube

Big data hits the big time: Datameer triples revenues in a year

Heard of the “big data” craze? If not, you’re living in a cave. Successful companies of the future, smart people say, are going to be those that quickly and ruthlessly measure and analyze all of their data.<p>And like in all big rushes, the companies providing the picks and shovels can make a …

The Weekender, May 11

The week in emerging markets, with our most read stories, five things we have learned, and the week in a chart – this week, the Korean won.<p><b>Five</b> …

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

Graphic Design

FT Debuts on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2013<p>The FT, or Financial Times, one of the best-read business sources in the world, launched today on Flipboard. Readers …

Seven Customer Service Lessons I Learned In One Day With Richard Branson

It’s rare to find a leader who elevates the experience for employees and customers to such a degree that other brands benchmark against his or her company. I recently had a unique opportunity to spend a day with one such leader, an entrepreneur and billionaire who has built a brand considered the …

A PhD in economics is the only one worth getting

People often ask me: “Noah, what career path can I take where I’m virtually guaranteed to get a well-paying job in my field of interest, which doesn’t force me to work 80 hours a week, and which gives me both autonomy and intellectual excitement?” Well, actually, I lied, no one asks me that. But …

Higher Education

Torrented 3D-printed gun blueprints shows Internet can’t be silenced

In case you missed it, yesterday the Department of Defense went after the much-publicized “The Liberator” 3D-printed gun, which has been successfully …

3D Printing