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. The […]
What competencies do you need?
Instead of talking about problems, we can talk about competencies. As a leader, It is important to coach your staff to ask themselves what competencies or skills to tackle their problems. By talking about what kind of competencies they need, we can help others change their perspectives so that they can solve problems. Conversations like […]
3 Ways to increase business agility in your organisation
In my discussions with senior leaders, “business agility” is a highly coveted trait in an organisation. During the pandemic, many leaders have mentioned to me that whatever plans they have made can just be changed in the following week. There is a lot of abortive work experienced when plans keep changing every week. The challenge […]
7 Ways To Stay Motivated In Your Life
“How do you motivate yourself and keep it up?” This was posted to me when Howell Mabalot interviewed me after my speech to over 1500 people in the recent Philippines HR Congress 2019. Honestly, there are times where I don’t feel exactly highly motivated, but my response to it is extremely important. This is not […]
Four questions to ask people who are resistant to change
Let’s face it, in every organisation, we will always have people who will want to be on the safe side or entrenched with years of old thinking. How do you ask questions that will help others to start moving forward into different realities? These four questions to ask people who are resistant to change have helped […]
Forget New Year’s Resolutions
…But here’s the thing: most people tend to give up on doing it. They get excited easily but they drop it when they get too busy.
So, I suggest to you, forget New Year’s Resolutions.
How to create more possibilities with your team?
I have worked with many leaders and one of their greatest desires for their teams to have is the ability to think and create more possibilities. They do not want to keep hearing their team members say what they cannot do. Instead, they want their people to share what can be possible. This article is […]
6 ways to succeed more in life
Everyone wants more success in life but it doesn’t mean that they want to do something about it. In most articles, they claim that the first step you need to do is to set SMART goals. After all, if you don’t know what you want, how can you possibly succeed? Well, my answer is a […]
Mission Accomplished! The manuscript for the book is completed
I have finally accomplished my goal of writing 30,000 words in my book. It has been a long and tiring journey of constant pressure, lack of sleep, and fatigue. To hold myself accountable, I was updating my friends and clients on my progress every day: Report the number of words written (I even had a […]
How to hit your goals every time, all the time
In my work with people and teams, goal setting is NOT an issue, goal attainment is. The big question is, “How can I ensure that I hit my goals consistently?”