Sometimes it is okay not to ask the boss for permission

In a commentary, SMU Professor Emeritus of Operations Management Arnoud De Meyer discussed the need for people in Singapore to go beyond the call of duty, develop entrepreneurial behaviour, take risks, commit to change, deploy their talents, and prove themselves. He noted the hurdles for young people to take risks and engage in change, and outlined the five types of effort needed for people to achieve success in their professional life.

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The Straits Times