Michael Poh

Michael is a freelance blogger and regular contributor for Hongkiat.com. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with a double major in Psychology and Communications & New Media in 2011.He believes in the power of the written word to influence and inspire. An enthusiastic video gamer, Michael is also actively engaged in various physical activities in his spare time.

Latest posts

40 Clever and Creative Shopping Bag Designs

Would you rather have a dull and plain shopping or grocery bag with you or have something that…

8 Legit Ways to Impress Your Boss

Apart from working hard, having the right technical skills, and always achieving all your work goals, there are…

8 Quick-Fixes to Boost Your Creativity Instantly

Having the dreaded writer’s block or designer’s block? Can’t come up with an ingenious idea for your company…

Survive Office: 7 (More) Tips For Moving Up Corporate Ladder

We spend about a quarter of our life working. Other than choosing a job that provides food on…

20 Dictionary Words Originated From The Internet

For years, the Oxford Dictionary Online (ODO) has been making headlines for accepting words that are widely used…

Freelancers: How to Get Motivated When You Are Running Low

As freelance designers, self-discipline is one essential characteristic to cultivate. Granted that you have the benefits of a…

How to Beat Designer’s Block and Regain Creativity

Just as freelance bloggers like me face writer’s blocks, freelance designers also experience their creative blocks from time…

5 Things to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

So you’ve got your resume noticed, confidently answered the top ten interview questions and your dream company is…

5 Reasons Why Introverts Are Awesome

In our modern society where the assertive, charismatic personalities are favored over the solitary, silent individuals, an introvert…

8 Practical Tips to Secure Your Cloud Data

No more having to bring your thumb drives or portable hard disks along wherever you go because cloud-based…

8 Things You Didn’t Know Are Making You Less Productive

The regular remedy to uplift moods for higher motivation and productivity is getting enough sleep, exercising and spending…

10 Good Habits to Develop an Innovative Mind

If I could sum it all up, creativity is really about being able to see associations when others…

Why Being Positive Isn’t Always The Best Route To Take

There are tons of literature out there advocating "positive thinking" as the key to happiness. While numerous research…