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How Writing Helps You Become a Better Leader

As a leader who values every second of the day, you probably prefer talking over texting or writing, don’t you? Speaking directly will save you more time and energy while conveying your messages better. Thanks to the rapid development of technology in today’s autonomous world, features such as video call and voice call are a […]

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July 18, 20192:18 pm
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5 Practical Ways to Excel Your Interpersonal Interaction

How good are you when delivering messages during a meeting? Excellent or not so excellent? Being able to convey our words in front of others is not easy, especially if you lack communication skills. Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, told CNBC that businesses are relying on cross-company collaboration, making communication as well as interpersonal […]

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July 18, 20192:07 pm
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Six Sigma & Its Benefits for Your Businesses

When you hear about six sigma, what is in your mind?  Some experts tend to define six sigma differently. Depending on whom you ask about this terminology, six sigma can be referred to philosophy, methodology, and tools. ASQ, for example, defines six sigma in term of philosophy as a process which requires input and produces […]

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July 9, 20192:51 pm
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Majority Workers in APAC Feel Unprepared for Future Jobs

Approximately seven in ten workers across the Asia-Pacific region (APAC) are concerned they’re unprepared for the jobs of the future, according to a new study by Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate learning. Based on a comprehensive Vanson Bourne study of 2,500 employees across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia about their readiness for the […]

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July 9, 20199:37 am
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The Link between Self-Awareness & Self-Management

The work of Daniel Goldman reveals that the ability to manage ourselves and our relationship effectively consists of four fundamental capabilities, namely self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and social skills. A survey by Jennifer Stine also emphasised that self-awareness is the key to effective leadership. However, self-awareness alone is not enough for being a leader, there […]

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July 2, 20191:29 pm
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10 Macro Trends in 2019 Every Executive Should Know

“The fourth industrial revolution is disrupting almost every industry in every country and creating massive change in a non-linear way at unprecedented speed.” – Bernard Marr The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) has shaped the new way of how businesses are run. What is the fourth industrial revolution? Klaus Schwab, the founder and chairman of the […]

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June 24, 20192:12 pm
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How to Train Your Brain to Make Better Decisions

“It is your decision, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.” – Anthony Robbins Our everyday life is deeply tied to every decision we make. Even in trivial things such as choosing what clothes to wear to work or what food to have for lunch, it all takes decision-making to fulfil your needs and […]

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June 20, 20192:13 pm
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Implementation of GROW Model in Employee Training

“Having a consistent and uniform approach to coaching enables you to coach more effectively with strategy and direction.” – PD Training There are various models for employee coaching and training. ADDIE model, for example, can be implemented to design retainable training for employees. There is also OSCAR model to help you provide a flexible developmental […]

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June 14, 20193:12 pm
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The Differences between Reskilling and Upskilling

“Your organisation is moved by the skills that you have. The evolution of individuals in a company ultimately translates to the evolution of a company.” – Matthew Sigelman   As more and more machines are involved in the workforce and working side-by-side with human workers, skills in demand are also changing. A recent infographic by […]

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June 14, 20193:00 pm
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The Importance and Danger of Overconfident Individuals

We know that confidence is an essential ingredient to lead a successful life. It serves as a key to determine how you perceive your ability and appearance. For example, if you have that confidence in yourself, you will likely perform better with your current ability or skill. It also means that when you are confident, […]

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June 12, 20191:24 pm