The MaGIC Startup Academy Launch- a 5 day event comprising of workshops and mentoring was held recently in their commitment to support budding entrepreneurs. Cheryl Yeoh, CEO of myMaGIC.my gives a recap and key learnings from the event. Joining her is mentor and growth hack guru Neil Patel, co-founder of Crazy Egg, Hello Bar and KISSmetrics.
What does Sun Tzu and ‘The Art of War’ have in common with today’s modern manager? ‘The Art of War’ is based on the Taoist philosophy of ‘objectivity’, where strategy is used to outsmart competitors by being better and faster at tactics. Using these principles, Scott Graham shares the core individual values of strategy and tactics and how to apply them in winning principles that can be incorporated into your business regardless of its size.
Movenbank a US start-up, boasts itself as the world's first real-time mobile money tool allowing users to make payment from your mobile devices as well as providing instantaneous feedback to track expenditure and spending patterns. Technology futurist, Brett King shares why this model is disrupting the industry and consumer visits to physical bank outlets are numbered.
After a 16-year absence, Malaysia returns to the UN Security Council after intense lobbying. The first question is what the government will do with this two-year term? Having utilised its finely cultivated “moderate Muslim” image on a global scale, will there be increased pressure to keep its increasingly authoritarian rule in check? Also of concern is how a small nation like ours can position itself strategically between China and US in their global rivalry. This is a report by Haniff Baharudin
We have seen it before: people accused of committing crimes seek defense from persecution on ground of being mentally unsound. But how could the court tell if someone is mentally ill or not? That’s where a forensic psychiatrist comes in. Dr. Sivakumar Appan, a forensic psychiatrist from the National Health Service, UK, tells us about the medical and legal aspects of mental health.