The problem with most recognition awards at the workplace
In the recent facilitation session that I ran for a client, I realized that every year they hold a great event to celebrate the innovation projects of teams and recognize their efforts, and business impact. In most innovation projects the teams usually involve some leaders who took an idea and turned them into reality. […]
Two short stories on Leadership and Self-Leadership
I recently watched a war movie and wrote two Linkedin posts on what I was impressed with. They are short stories with important implications, reminding me of the lessons we discuss in leadership training. Story on Leadership – Lead by Example During World War II, in 1945, a company of men were entrenched in the […]
Can business leaders empower people to find purpose and inspire heroism during this difficult time?
Discover eye-opening and inspiring leadership tips from my live call interview with Jennifer Di from Baxter International Inc and Julian Neo from DHL Express, Malaysia and Brunei.
How can we create useful change conversations during the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
World Health Organisation had just declared a global emergency due to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak. This has caused several organisations to pull back from their normal activities and hold off on some of their plans as they “wait and see” how this development is going to pan out.
Setting big goals can actually do more harm than good
This is a sensitive topic but I felt strongly about this. Most people teach about setting big goals or stretch goals. Some even say that if it ain’t big enough, it’s not worth doing. I find it disturbing. Most of the time, teams or individuals can’t achieve big goals. Their spirits get crushed and they […]
How can gossip help your team?
Gossip itself has always had a negative connotation – it is known to destroy teamwork, morale, build distrust and even cause talent in your organisation to leave. Yet, with the introduction of resource gossip, you could use gossip to your advantage in creating positivity and forward momentum in your team. #resourcegossip #leadership #management #smallstepstobigchanges