Joanne Tam

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19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at Baba House<p>Baba House, the exquisitely …

6 Countries You Can Visit for Less Than $50 A Day

By: Matthew Kepnes<p>Remember when the dollar could take you anywhere? You could go to Canada, backpack around Europe, or head Down Under in search of kangaroos for next to nothing. Sadly, those times are long gone and the dollar's value has declined greatly over the last 15 years. That means …

South America

Help Your Toddler Develop New Skills

Your child is ready to eat, play, and even start getting dressed on his own -- if you let him try. Rather than babying him, letting him tackle the following activities will build his confidence. We'll show you when and how to get started.<p>At my daughter's 2-year checkup, the doctor asked about her …

Debunking Four HR Myths That Destroy Company Cultures

There’s a wealth of misinformation out there about how to hire (or “select,” which is the term I prefer) and treat employees. These myths can destroy your attempts at building a rich and sustainable corporate culture and can make a hash of your leadership.<p>These wrongheaded opinions tend to be …

The Spellbinding Mathematical GIFs Of Dave Whyte

The brain-bending animations of Dave "my name is david and i make gifs" Whyte are among the most captivating we've ever seen.<p>Whyte, a Dublin-based …

GIF Animations

Pamela’s Quebec City

Quebec City resident <b>Pamela MacNaughtan</b> left her career behind to pursue her dream of long-term travel in 2010, and hasn’t looked back. This self-proclaimed “bacon addict” isn’t only led by her taste buds; she’s also attracted to the unusual and adventurous side of travel. She’s toured working …

The Ultimate Guide to the Lies All Entrepreneurs Tell

All entrepreneurs have resorted to stretching the truth at one time or another. Here are the real meanings behind some of the statements they make.<p>OK, it's time to come clean, everyone. We're all friends here, and presumably adults, so let's stop kidding each other. Whether you are a current …

10 Fastest-Growing Women-Led Companies | Inc.com

MOST INNOVATIVE WOMEN<p>10 Fastest-Growing Women-Led Companies<p>Meet the dynamic women who have set their businesses apart from the rest of this year's <i>Inc. 500|5000</i>.<p>10 Fastest-Growing Women-Led Companies<p>REORDER

8 Ways To Make (Immediate) Customer Service Improvement

The best way to ensure lasting results from a customer service initiative is with a comprehensive, organized approach, if you have the option. Which is why, in customer service consulting and among customer experience consultants, we always recommend you first work on getting your framework right, …

The Real Difference Between Leasing Versus Buying a Car

You’ve probably faced this dilemma more than once when looking for a new car loan: Should I buy or lease a car? The hard part is there are so many …

6 Small Investment Ideas When You Have Less Than $500

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to be rich to start investing. Even if you have less than $500 to invest, you can get in on some good …

25 Productivity Hacks From Sales Experts

As competition increases in nearly every industry, it has become more important than ever for sales professionals to be at the top of their game. This has created an obsession with enhancing productivity and reaching peak performance levels every day.<p>However, productivity is far from a …

5 Great Meats for the Grill

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: When you want something a little more special than burgers and</i> …

This Labor Day, Make a Punch

If you're looking to offer an cocktail alternative to the standard cooler of beer at your Labor Day barbecue, the prospect can quickly become daunting. Mixing drinks for a group while upholding the standards of finely crafted cocktails is when the desire for a bottle sour mix or a plastic handle of …

Autumn sun holiday ideas and deals

If you missed out on a fix of sunshine this summer, it certainly isn’t too late to book a week on a warm Mediterranean beach before the autumn chill sets in. But there is an art to timing your trip so that you maximise your chances of decent weather. Although never completely predictable, summer …