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13 Positive Sides of COVID-19
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13 Positive Sides of COVID-19

By Prem LamichhaneIn the time when we are witnessing the extreme opposing sides of the COVID-19 pandemic globally, there are positive sides too. There are not only threats but also opportunities. So, here are 13 positive sides of the COVID-19 pandemic: Reliably more time:Today, people spend more time on social gatherings and entertainment such as going to the theater, cinema, restaurant, bar, sports club, gym, music, festivals, concerts, celebrations, etc. Suddenly, all of those events are canceled or forbidden, giving us significant amounts of extra time. Although this doesn’t apply to the healthcare sector and other crucial sectors, it applies to many industries. Instead of wasting time, the opportunity is to spend this time on other things, not just during the ...
How to Market Yourself on LinkedIn
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How to Market Yourself on LinkedIn

By Ngo Quynh TrangThe theory behind LinkedIn™ is that everyone is six steps or fewer, by way of introduction, away from any other person in the world. This means a chain of ‘friend of a friend’ statements can be made to connect any two people in the world in a maximum of six steps. Hence, it’s seen as a powerful tool to enable you to quickly connect to individuals who may be helpful to you in terms of developing your career. Here are a few ways I have tried and find them effectively for a beginner of LinkedIn™.1. Raise your profileThe very first thing you need to do is making a professional résume because once you’ve set up a professional profile on LinkedIn™, it’s like having your CV online for everyone to see, including potential employers.Thus, you should organi...
The Language of Emotional Intelligence
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The Language of Emotional Intelligence

By Sk. Reazul IslamIn a hectic world where technology is evolving at a faster rate, where artificial intelligence (AI) and robots can handle basic humans tasks. Where conflicts routinely break out, and where long-term relationships seem to be harder to maintain. Emotional intelligence is more important than ever.Emotional Intelligence (EI) or Emotional Quotient (EQ) refers to an individuals’ capability to understand, manage, and use their own emotions and those of the people around them in positive ways. Emotional intelligence is the ability to distinguish between different feelings and identify and understand them to communicate effectively, empathize with others, relieve stress, conquer challenges, and defuse conflict.EQ determines a person’s overall success when it ...
MUN – A Simulation for Realization
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MUN – A Simulation for Realization

By Margianta S.J.D.I was a debater for quite a long time.I participated in debate competitions during high school and joined a debate club on my campus. The thrill of arguing and teamwork had me very excited in a debate. Nevertheless, the more competitions that I joined, the more familiar I got with the pattern of debates and felt incompatible with it.I realized that I did not belong to such a competitive nature of debating. I felt discomfort for having to be highly defensive in protecting my arguments by taking down the ones from the other side. My mentor scolded me for appearing less-adamant and too persuasive, making me more compatible in speech competitions rather than debates.Soon after that, I decided to do make my shot in Model United Nations (MUN). My senio...