Friday, March 30, 2012

Benefits of an essay outline

Common problems faced by writers are disorganized ideas in writing. Writers tend to jump off from one idea to another and lose focus on the main topic presented. When writing essays the most important thing that writers should do is to organize their ideas in a logical manner.

An essay outline is the right tool in keeping writers on track. When writers used an essay outline, it helps them in organizing their thoughts and it also serves as a checklist of important points to ponder. This article features easy steps in writing an essay outline.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

My first encounter with SimSimi

This morning when I log on at facebook, some of my friends were talking about this new chatting robot. I was curious, and I decided to try it. This is an automatic response chatmate called SimSimi, our new virtual friend that you may love or hate. I want to test the intelligence of this platform. So, I ask her a question...

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Story of my life: Problem solving

"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein

Problems are like questions that need some answers. They are propositions that necessitate something to be demonstrated, and an innate gesture in reacting to failures and rejections (Navarro, 2004). All of us are inclined with different problems with our family, officemates and friends. Each of us has unique ways in handling such problems and we tend to learn lessons from every failure and successes that we achieve. Every experience that we have brings out the best solution to every problem. I want to share a situation in my life where I handled a problem in a logical manner and it enabled me to adapt a skill that only few people were born with it.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Multitasking in the workplace

The most challenging experience that I had in my previous job is on how to handle multitasking. Multitasking is handling things or tasks at the same time. When I was in the Davao Chamber, I used to handle 2-3 positions in the office. In Nov 2008, our Membership Development Officer resigned and she has chosen me to handle her responsibilities temporarily (with consent from our Executive Director), until there will be a replacement for her. At that time, when this position was given to me, I was already the Business Development Assistant for Training and Consultancy; it was hard on my part since my current position is also very tedious, requiring full attention.