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Lego, the Creativity Paradox

Stacking square blocks to make a man?

It ignites your creativity to build anything yet limits you to a certain structure based on whatever resources you have. Just like self fulfilment in life, we have finite amount of resources to buid or develop things that interest us most. Ultimately we think about what can we compromise to fulfil our objectivesn at an optimum level?

Barry Ng

Kids, Books and the Internet

Kids can really make you rethink how you help people understand things. I bought a collection of national geographic books for my kids to read and be fascinated about the world around them.

As I look through the 25 books, I find myself struggling at which book to show my son(3 years old) first. I took something familiar like aeroplanes and Koalas for him begin with.

Barry Ng

Reflection: EVP by Mercer

Employees are also overwhelmed by this transformation. HR needs to look into an individual employee’s needs and constantly have that communication and feedback session.

Barry Ng

PWC on Workforce of the future

A bright future or a gloomy one?

I’m looking into a post and report by PWC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) on the Workforce of the future. It is about 3 years old from the day that I’m posting it.

It was a great insight and I am excited about it but hope to reflect back on this post in 2030. I hope to see a yellow world where humans come first.

Barry Ng

Life is full of lessons

Life is full of little lessons to learn, this struck out because it happened on lunar New Year Eve. It was kind of memorable as it caused me much inconvenience as I blog right now.

Barry Ng

My 2019 Reading List

I had so much to read and re-reading to do this year! As I conclude 2019 and look forward to more books in the coming year, I have selected 5 of my personal favourites and summarised them in a few pointers.

Barry Ng

Resistance vs Resilience – Journey of the Learning Father

Barry Ng

Learning and reflections from the Learning and Development Conference Asia 2019

Barry Ng

Summarised notes on tips on how to create a better UX experience for your users

I have summarised my personal experiences of what mobile learning should look like in the 21st century as the technologies advances rapidly.

Barry Ng

The Gift of Parenthood

Parenthood is a gift of a new life, a responsibility that you will have to undertake for the rest of your life. It is also known as one of the most challenging and yet most rewarding experiences to be a parent. Being mentally and physically ready is something you really need to be mindful of.

Barry Ng