David and Goliath

Little David killed Goliath Hallelu-hallelujah Little David killed Goliath Hallelujah Little David was a shepherd boy He killed Goliath and shouted for joy, ‘Hey!’ Remember the children’s song? In David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, Malcolm Gladwell begins with the story of David and Goliath recorded in 1 Samuel 17 in the …

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Machine Learning Engineer

Can machines think? Can they behave like humans? Machine learning, an intersection of computer science, data analysis, software engineering, and artificial intelligence, is defined as a field of study that gives computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. A Machine Learning Engineer is someone who builds programs that help machines to analyse vast amounts …

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Profile #2 – Financial Accounting Manager

This is the second in the series of feedback from our career surveys featuring Saheed Ajadi, a Financial Accounting Manager. Please feel free to contact Saheed, he graciously accepted to provide guidance to anyone looking to an education and career in accounting. TCGP: Thank you for taking time out to respond to our survey. What does …

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Profile #1 – IT Professional

I sent out a survey a while ago to friends, professionals in various disciplines for information about their profession. The first in the series comes from Ekene Olatunji, an information technology professional specializing in enterprise solutions such as collaboration and learning management systems. Enjoy. TCGP: The IT field seems to be an ever-widening circle. What prospects exist …

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How to Make a Good Presentation

The following slides provide a straight-to-the-point guide on how you can excel when you present. [iframe src=”https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1H3zGeGqR-g9QpUe4t_syPvzgl9Ym6uxAWnvhF8EQ_N8/embed?start=false&loop=false&delayms=10000″ frameborder=”0″ width=”640″ height=”389″ allowfullscreen=”true” mozallowfullscreen=”true” webkitallowfullscreen=”true”]

Speaking in Public

The intern made a little list on her jotter, the items were the things she feared about speaking in public. Our talk was long overdue. Here are two items from her list: Not sure if what she said would make sense Fear of making [grammatical] mistakes while speaking The fears she expressed are the same …

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What’s Your Passion?

“What do I do with my life?“ The easy answer is usually a question: “What is your passion?” It could be singing, playing music, speaking, cars, teaching children, reading books, gardening, cooking, computers: some may become careers or businesses one day. But it is not always easy. Some people find it difficult to identify a unique passion or …

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