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Aligning Purpose for Growth and Wellbeing

Aligning Purpose for Growth and Wellbeing You may have heard the word ‘Ikigai’. If you haven’t, it’s a Japanese term similar to ‘purpose and being’. Think of it as answering the question: “What is the reason for my life?” As our work and life become more integrated, more of us are trying to find our […]
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Influence Mastery

Influence Mastery: The Two Foundations of Presentation Persuasion

Influence Mastery: The Two Foundations of Presentation Persuasion Have you ever had a BRILLIANT idea?Then you excitedly told your colleague about it, what was their reaction? “Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done about them.”~ Alfred North Whitehead Chances are, they would give a smile and say something “yes that sounds good, I think it […]
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Think on Your Feet

Hierarchy: A Factor That Makes or Breaks Your Training

Hierarchy: A Factor That Makes or Breaks Your Training So, you have done a LNA (Learning Needs Analysis) and decided to do some upskilling and reskilling for your employees. Your junior executives enthusiastically accepted the training invitations. But unexpectedly, you encountered some resistance from the more ‘senior’ people in the organisation – ‘senior’ in this […]
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Financial Resilience

Easy Habits to build a Foundation for Financial Resilience

Easy Habits to build a Foundation for Financial Resilience Does it mean that with a higher income, you will not struggle with financial debts, you will achieve your financial goals, and you will experience financial peace of mind?  Not necessarily. A higher income only provides the possibility of achieving financial peace of mind. Effective financial […]
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Better Conversation

How to Have a Drama Free Meeting

How to Have a Drama-Free Meeting Picture this: You are facilitating a meeting where Kee, a colleague known for his outspoken opinions, is dominating the conversation. The topic is something everyone had ‘discussed’ before. A decision was even made 2 weeks ago, but nothing much has happened since then. Kee is passionately trying to persuade […]
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Drama work min

How to Talk Clearly and Convincingly with your Team Members

How to Talk Clearly and Convincingly with your Team Members In the current world, we live in, there is simply too much information coming from all sources: news, social media (how many social media accounts do you have?), friends, colleagues, family, not to mention our extended circle via groups and pages we follow.  There is […]
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Alarm clock

Keeping your online events on time

Keeping your online events on time “People will say it was a good online meeting if it followed an agenda and it started and finished on time.” ~ Judy Rees, Rees McCann Consultant, UK We all treat time differently. And while that may be true, it’s still important that when we meet to work, we […]
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Are your employees skilled enough to be future-ready

Are your employees skilled enough to be future-ready?

Are your employees skilled enough to be future-ready? The Fourth Industrial Revolution is already here and increasingly, we are seeing automation in the way we work and live, where tasks that are repetitive or predictable are being done by the machines.  Is this a revolutionary new thing that is happening? No! This has happened before […]
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Conversation

6 Questions to Help You Prepare for a Difficult Conversation

6 Questions to Help You Prepare for a Difficult Conversation. Have you ever been stressed out just thinking about a difficult conversation you need to have? I know I have. And if we are already stressed before having the conversation, imagine how much more stress we’ll feel during the conversation. The fact is, nearly all of us at some point in our lives […]
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