A sneak peak into the life of Korean American immigrant struggling to balance family loyalty with his own ideals during the Asian Financial Crisis.
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
Travelling abroad harbours the promise of adventure and experiences but are travellers really prepared for the surprises that await them?
Author: Alain Mabanckou Translator: Dominic Thomas Publication Date: July 2018 Publisher: Indiana University Press Pages: 86 (Paperback) Genre: Essay Collection, Non-Fiction Alain Mabanckou is an author that I used to ignore when I went to the bookshop...until I started learning French a few months ago and he kept popping up in our textbooks as one … Continue reading The Tears of the Black Man By Alain Mabanckou
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