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How to Successfully Use Microsoft PowerPoint

“Death by PowerPoint” This is perhaps the quote most regularly associated with Microsoft PowerPoint, but I prefer the quote: “A bad worker always blames their tools’ Or to put it more bluntly – the dislike of PowerPoint usually stems from the fact that: You are bad at using it. The person/people using it to present to you – are bad at using it. You were made to sit through decks...

22/05/2020 Read More arrow_link

Employee Side Projects For The Win

Some organisations, or perhaps just individual managers may frown upon the idea of their full time, salaried employees working on side projects outside of the office. For some, it might be hard to imagine a scenario where an employee doesn’t always feel fully satiated by everything that their existing role provides them, but for many – including myself, side projects have provided me with a constant learning and development opportunity,...

19/05/2020 Read More arrow_link

Review of April Work & Life

Welcome one and all to May. This is just the latest in my monthly articles that cover the prior month. I break things down by work, investment, and personal life. Work Life Lockdown in Singapore – extended to June 1st April has been a pretty sucky month, but needless to say – I am keeping everything in perspective. The Singapore government had announced wide-ranging lock-down measures, originally running through till...

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February & March Update

February, March, and early April have certainly been a time of major disruption across the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to pick up speed, spreading heavily across Europe and the US in particular. Singapore has also started to suffer from the second wave of infections, and recently entered a ‘circuit breaker’ period [it’s really a lock-down], that effectively means non-essential businesses are shut down from 7th April – 4th...

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How Much Should a Website Cost?

How much does a new website cost to build? this is a common question I’ve noted lately so I thought I would pen some thoughts and insights based on my own personal experience and findings. Many articles I have seen on this topic go into incredible detail on various aspects, so for the purpose of this article, I am going to focus on a very specific business case that I see...

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How to Create Quick and Beautiful Imagery

In a world where websites in particular are becoming heavily templated and commoditized, the imagery you use can help to differentiate you from the crowd. Good imagery can also take your boring, text-heavy presentation to a new level, without costing you hours of effort to produce. In this article, I wanted to share some actionable tips and tools that I personally use to produce great imagery for presentations, websites, and...

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Best WordPress Hosting in Singapore

Introduction Choosing a good host for your WordPress website is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when launching your new website or seeking improvements to an existing one. There are literally thousands of articles online about this topic and hundreds of viable hosting options, so how do you choose? Having worked with many hosting providers over the years, I have been hosting or migrating websites to Kinsta WordPress...

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