Category: Career IQ

Strongerhead ways to a better career

Why you should PLAN and STOP

It has been a really long time since I last wrote a posting. I bet my excuse is the lack of time. Or should I say it was due to poor time management. There have been a lot of posting topics running in my mind constantly as I encounter new experiences, new queries from friends […]

Meeting with Saatchi Lab and Star Cruise at Ad391 Jul 2011 batch

Many students have with them a forest of questions about their career before they graduate. At Ad391, we would arrange for students to meet up with real life practioners in hope to give them insights to their career development. Meeting session with Jason Tan (Saatchi Lab) and Chris Tan (Star Cruise) for insights into a Marketing […]

Job offers dilemma

The last week of July had been really busy and hectic. But I would sweat with no complaints. Coz I was doing what I love. And what sweeten all this hard work further will be my new batch of students. I must say, I really enjoy having lessons with the full time students. This semester, […]

how to choose my job

Which is more important? the money? or the working environment? My response is going to sound like a politically correct kind of answer. Money is very important. It is a good form of measure for mental health. The wealthier you are, usually (like I said, USUALLY), you are psychologically and emotionally more sound. This tends to […]

Back to School

Today marks the new semester and new classes for many students. I will be having several sessions from now till September. Like 6 sessions a week. It is going to be hectic. But i will keep the postings coming. So stay tune. Meanwhile, let me give you some updates to what went on during my classes today. […]

books on how to get into advertising

i remember back in my younger days when i was still searching for the light to the right career path. i graduated from Aaccountancy, but was curious to explore other options available such as Advertising (the industry which i ventured into), as i was worried that Accountancy might not be right for me. I really wanted to […]

Lesson from Harry Porter: Achieve the unachievable

I read this from yahoo on lesson learned with Harry Porter. And fell in love with this phrase. “It’s your own choices that define you, not your abilities.” This was one of Dumbledore’s little nuggets of wisdom that he imparted on Harry at Hogwarts. So the next time someone berates you for failing at something […]

job seekers’ tips: how to impress your employer with articles

I’ve received a few queries from one of the students on glorifying your profile with articles writing, a technique that many could use to help build up your reputation within your desired industry. The questions were as follows:  1) How did you manage to find those websites which are willing to publish articles written by […]

I hate my job but i stayed on

Joe said: “I hate my job!” I asked why. Joe gave 1001 reasons why he hated this job. I gave some suggestions casually that might help to curb the situation. Joe responded with 101 reasons why all the suggestions will not work. It has reached a HOPELESS state. I imagine myself in that HOPELESS situation.. Goodness […]

Finding your career edge

The value you have to offer to your employer defines your edge. However, your edge would not be as sharp and effective if many others out there could also provide that same edge as yours. When that happens, you have an oversupply of value which you are offering. And your value goes down. It is […]

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I’m Jason Tan aka Strongerhead.

Strongerhead is a way of thinking (whatever others think, you think opposite).

This blog entails my Strongerhead views to careers development and trading plans for dramatic results. Read on and hope you enjoy my Strongerhead rides.

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