Learning French in Self-Isolation+Resources

Photo by Stephanie LeBlanc on Unsplash I have always had a love-hate relationship with the French language. I was privileged to access lessons from a young age but something always got in the way. For example, in high school when we had to pick subjects in Form 1, I had to drop out of the French class because … Continue reading Learning French in Self-Isolation+Resources

The Multi-Hyphen Life by Emma Gannon

Genre: Non-Fiction, Career, Personal Development Publication Date: April 2020 (US) In The Multi-Hyphen Life, Emma Gannon's tackles what it means to have a portfolio career in the digital age. She defines it as balancing multiple income streams while making sure that you don't become extinct in a workplace that is changing at lightning speed. She … Continue reading The Multi-Hyphen Life by Emma Gannon

Edge by Laura Huang

Title: Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage Author: Laura Huang Publisher: Portfolio, Imprint of Penguin Group Publication Date: January 2020 Genre: Non-Fiction, Personal Development, Leadership I am not quite sure where I first learnt about Laura Huang's Edge but I did not give it much thought until I heard her being interviewed on HBR's Ideacast while … Continue reading Edge by Laura Huang

Working in the Gig Economy by Thomas Oppong

Title: Working in the Gig Economy: How to Thrive and Succeed when you Choose to Work For Yourself Author: Thomas Oppong Publisher: Kogan Page Publication Date: 192 pages Length: October 2018 A 2015 survey by Ernst & Young shows that 25 per cent of businesses are expected to use over 30 per cent of contingent … Continue reading Working in the Gig Economy by Thomas Oppong

Influencer By Brittany Hennessy

Title: Influencer: Building your Personal Brand in the Age of Social Media Author: Brittany Hennessy Pages: 256 Publisher: Citadel Press Publication Date: July 31st, 2018 Genre: Non-Fiction, Business and Investing In the digital space, an influencer is a person with social currency with high levels of engagement and will propel his or her followers to act … Continue reading Influencer By Brittany Hennessy