Preventing and Reducing Burnout with Mindfulness

Ever tried pausing to take stock of your thoughts, feelings and environment when you feel completely overwhelmed at work? Associate Professor Jochen Reb of SMU’s Lee Kong Chian School of Business tells us how being mindful can help us cope with burnouts.

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5 Real Tips for Sniffing Out Fake News

The proliferation of fake news has cultivated a heightened sense of weariness when we read our news online. But it doesn’t have to be so. Let our well-read SMU librarians offer you some pro-tips in sizing up the next sensational news story that pops up in your feed.

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4 Smart Ways to Market to Stay-in Consumers

In this age of social distancing, the retail scene is witnessing a big shift in consumption habits. Just what can retailers do to recalibrate their strategies to woo the customers back?

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How Effective IP Management Can Help Your SME

Imagine developing and launching a new product or service in the market, only to have a competitor copy the same idea and launching it six months later? Fu Zhikang, a trainer at SMU Academy and an IP Strategist, shares his insights on why intellectual property management is crucial for SMEs.

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Data Analytics: How to Better Understand Data to Make it Useful

Now that you’ve gathered the data, how do you make it useful? Mr Rafael J. Barros, Senior Lecturer at the SMU School of Information Systems, shares some tips on how to better present data that’s easy to analyse, and how to prevent data analytics abuse in this era of fake news.

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Bringing the World to SMU with Diverse-City 2020

Participants try their hand creating their own nagomi art.
Tasked with moving an entire cultural festival online, student organisers of Diverse-City 2020 found their recipe for success—by working and brainstorming together, in between sessions of fun and games.

Surpassing Expectations with the SMOO Challenge

Family of 'SMOO Challengers' prepares for a run
With unprecedented challenges comes never before seen creativity in doing good. Find out how Yeo Bao Shin, vice president of SMU Challenge 2020’s student organising committee and his team overcame hiccups with creativity, and set a national record in the process. Read More

Preventing and Reducing Burnout with Mindfulness

Ever tried pausing to take stock of your thoughts, feelings and environment when you feel completely overwhelmed at work? Associate Professor Jochen Reb of SMU’s Lee Kong Chian School of Business tells us how being mindful can help us cope with burnouts. Read More

5 Real Tips for Sniffing Out Fake News

The proliferation of fake news has cultivated a heightened sense of weariness when we read our news online. But it doesn’t have to be so. Let our well-read SMU librarians offer you some pro-tips in sizing up the next sensational news story that pops up in your feed.

Rising Through the Ranks: An Effective Millennial Manager

After living with the bad rap of being an “entitled generation”, millennials are finally getting a chance to prove themselves otherwise as leaders in the workplace. Digital marketer Sheryl Woon shares how being a millennial helps her to lead with respect and empathy in her job.

How Effective IP Management Can Help Your SME

Imagine developing and launching a new product or service in the market, only to have a competitor copy the same idea and launching it six months later? Fu Zhikang, a trainer at SMU Academy and an IP Strategist, shares his insights on why intellectual property management is crucial for SMEs.

Data Analytics: How to Better Understand Data to Make it Useful

Now that you’ve gathered the data, how do you make it useful? Mr Rafael J. Barros, Senior Lecturer at the SMU School of Information Systems, shares some tips on how to better present data that’s easy to analyse, and how to prevent data analytics abuse in this era of fake news.

Should You Track What You Eat?

Mean planning
Monitoring what you put into your body can create greater self-awareness and cultivate better eating habits. But how would starting a daily food log actually help you to achieve your ideal weight goal and improve your overall health? Read More