Showing posts from November, 2023

Brainstorming with me and myself effectively

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a situation where either you or your entire team needs to think outside the box? If, like me, you spend most of your time working alone, you might encounter this situation frequently. Perhaps you're a team leader who has to navigate this challenge while also managing the dynamic aspects of a team, which can be hair-pulling at times. But don't worry; there are many ways to overcome these challenges and become more efficient and effective employees. I'm going to share with you a method that I regularly use called design thinking. What is Design Thinking? Design thinking is a creative and human-centered approach to solving complex problems. While it's not clear who created it, some early influences include John Dewey, Herbert Simon, Horst Rittel, and Richard Buchanan. Design thinking emerged from the fields of architecture and engineering in the 1950s and 1960s, gaining popularity in the business world in the 1990s and 2000s, thanks to

How to be Meta Certified Digital Marketing Associate

It was 6 years ago when I decided to become certified with Meta (formerly known as Facebook), and today marks the 3rd time I have recertified myself. I asked myself, why should I bother to be recertified officially, and yet, generally, what you do after what you know and deliver results is more important than what you are certified for. I also asked myself when is the time for me to move on to the next level of certification. If you have any suggestions for me, please let me know. Where to Get Meta Certified You can visit Meta's Certification Page ( ), where there are 7 certifications available. For marketers, here are the recommended 3 certifications: - 100-101: Meta Certified Digital Marketing Associate. - 200-101: Meta Certified Marketing Science Professional. - 300-101: Meta Certified Creative Strategy Professional. For in-house or agency digital marketing specialists planning to invest in buying ads, here are the recommend

How to become a better trainer with HRD Corp?

A Reflection on HRD Corp's Certification Program I consider myself truly fortunate to have been a part of a transformative journey. As a professional working in the white-collar world for the past two decades, I believed I had left my training knowledge and skills back in 2010. However, everything changed after today – and I'm excited to share my experience with you. What is HRD Corp HRD Corp, ( a distinguished Malaysian government agency, is committed to providing exceptional training and development programs for our nation's workforce. Today, I proudly hold their Train-The-Trainer (TTT) certification, a credential designed to equip professionals like us with the skills and knowledge needed to conduct highly effective training sessions. If you're curious to explore this incredible opportunity further, I encourage you to visit HRD Corp's website. It's a decision that can redefine your professional journey. Completing the HRD Corp certific