Tag Archives : Leadership

Three Leadership Roles That Technology Can’t Replace


[This post was originally published in Forbes on 9 Jun 2017] There is a “neomania” — or a fascination with the new — gripping our world. While self-driving cars roam our streets right here in Singapore, ominous headlines warn about the looming obsolescence of labour and management. In a world where stores know that you are pregnant without asking, an algorithm…

7 Management Hacks To Improve Employee Productivity


We’re all familiar with Spider-Man’s famous catchphrase: “With great power comes great responsibility.” However, his words no longer apply exclusively to the man who does whatever a spider can. With companies seeing a 13% increase in employee productivity when the people are happy, managers are discovering that they play a big part in that boost. So what can be done to…

How to Use 360 Feedback to Crush Your Management Blind Spots


The 360 feedback performance evaluation mechanism has the potential to help you overcome your hidden weaknesses and put your business on the fast track. Click Here to Download a free PDF eBook of this post Part 1: The 360 Feedback  What is 360 Feedback? The name – 360 feedback system, also known as the multi-rater feedback system, is self-explanatory. The…

5 Tell-Tale Signs Your Corporate Culture Sucks

5 Tell-Tale Signs Your Corporate Culture Sucks


If you’re a business romantic like me, you’ve probably read books on corporate culture like Delivering Happiness, Anything You Want, and Onward with rosy eyes and a longing spirit. We’ve all heard plenty about how Zappos, Google, and Southwest are dreams to work for because of their stellar company cultures. Is it too much of a generalisation to say that…

Appreciation-language

The Forgotten Language All Effective Leaders Must Learn


This is a guest post by Dr. Paul White and Jasmine Liew. Most employees across the world today don’t feel valued at work. Supervisors know that their team members are “doing more with less”, feeling stressed, unmotivated and many times, are approaching burnout. Predominately, monetary incentives, increments and promotions have been a common way of recognising staff. However, in today’s…