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Personal Development


SHAM by Steve Salerno Crown Publishers (e-book)

Sunday, 25 March, 2012, 12:00am

Learn to stay detached from unhealthy behaviour

Louisa is a devoted wife and mother of two, remaining committed to her family even as their home life is slowly being poisoned by her husband's alcoholism.

While she has lost her passion for living and laments that she has no life outside the home, Louisa manages to appear in control and to remain an excellent mother even if she is falling apart inside.

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

The fruit of compromise

All hail the king of motivational theory and practice, and reigning monarch of corporate leadership coaching. Stephen R. Covey is approaching the big eight-O now, but the acuity of his mind is as impressive as ever, on the evidence of The 3rd Alternative.

17 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Having a career choice is a boon

Our teenage years are perhaps among the hardest periods in our lives. We are struggling to identify ourselves and deal with the pressures of high school.

Teens face pressure from every aspect of their lives, both in school and at home.

Adding to the pressure is the need for us to decide on a career path. For many teenagers, it is just too much!

28 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

How to engineer a learning culture

Rapid innovations in clean energy technology are impacting the way engineers are educated, with a new masters programme at the University of Hong Kong tailored to the needs of clean energy developers and operators.

29 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Participants rave about benefits of two-day training

The moment Eunice Chen stepped in front of the class, the bright-eyed participants of the '360? Communication with Enneagram' workshop got all pumped up. The workshop was co-organised on June 5 and 6 by Classified Post and Kornerstone, an institute of corporate and professional development in Hong Kong.

11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

A 360-degree view of life

If a person says someone's 'got a nice personality', a lot of times it just means he is a good person. But to Eunice Chen, who studies people and assesses personality differences, the nature of personality is far too complex to be simply defined as good or bad.

14 May 2011 - 12:00am

Nine-sided system of finding the right match

The enneagram system is a type of personality and psychological assessment developed by Bolivian philosopher Oscar Ichazo and Claudio Naranjo, a Chilean psychiatrist.

'Enneagram' is from the Greek words ennea which means nine, and grammos, something written or drawn.

14 May 2011 - 12:00am

Ambitious team players needed

ING Insurance's regional office is looking for people who can help strengthen support for its business units and cater for the expansion of its in-house commerce, finance and internal audit teams.

New hires will be expected to co-ordinate with business units around Asia, and interact with the company's head office in Amsterdam.

30 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Seeking Happily Ever After

Seeking Happily Ever After by Michelle Cove Tarcher, HK$136

19 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Leadership guru predicts new age

Executives might have battled through the shocks of the recent downturn, but few have yet come to terms with the seismic changes that it has ushered in.

4 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

New hires - Samson Leung

Samson Leung Manager, learning and staff development, Delifrance


Delifrance's management believes that all new hires should be properly trained before being posted to retail stores.

8 May 2010 - 12:00am

Managing different generations at work - Alessandra Piovesana

Alessandra Piovesana Regional managing director - North Asia, Nuance-Watson (HK)


17 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Conquering clutter

Put procrastination and excuses aside. Make time, develop an action plan and sort your life out. Discover the orderly you.

Living and working in an area which is cluttered is not only unsightly, but can add to daily stresses and poor time management. Want to counteract this? Read on.

Turn your living space systematically into a calm space of order by:

15 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

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