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When teambuilding can actually do more harm than good

You might be surprised; team building can sometimes do more harm than good.   After running team building programs for ten years, here is our quick rundown on the three situations when you should not use teambuilding. 1.    Use it to solve deep-rooted issues. I personally believe that team building provides a platform for discussion […]

Radio Interview on BFM89.9: Powerful Strategies To Creating High Performance Teams

As you already know. I’m writing a new book on creating high performance teams. This process consists of writing and interviewing key leaders from successful companies. It’s also a process of distilling the wisdom of senior leaders in such organisations. I’m glad to be invited to Malaysia’s BFM Radio 89.9 to share on my expertise […]

Here Are The Limitations Of Most Teambuilding Programs

I have spoken to many clients about their teambuilding needs and realised that many companies want to have teambuilding programs without very clear objectives. Generic statements like the ones below are often uttered: “We want them to be more cohesive and have a spirit of camaraderie.” “Foster closer ties and have teamwork.” “We have gone […]

Getting people to consistently trust you in all you have to say

Build trust

Trust is the currency in all relationships, whether in office or at home. If you do not have enough of this currency, you will realise that more time, energy and money is needed to perform any task. However, the reverse is true if there is enough trust as well. Imagine how things can be done […]

10 Ways to Inspire Team Members to Consistently Give Their Best

Let’s start with a little analogy of teamwork. Have you observed how a flock of geese fly? They usually fly in V formation and those at the back will usually honk at the one in front. This is to encourage the lead geese who puts in most of the work to overcome wind resistance. Once […]

Why most Teambuilding programs in Singapore will not work!

Teambuilding in Krabi

Being in this industry of training teams and even organising teambuilding programs, I will be sharing with you some insights on why I think a lot of teambuilding programs in Singapore will not work at all! This is after much observation of a lot of teambuilding companies. In most cases, companies hire teambuilding companies for […]

Observations On China After An Eight Day Training Trip

A crowded China train station

Recently I just came back from an 8-day trip in China. It was exciting being able to train them in teambuilding, self leadership and DISC personality Profiling. Here are some personal insights on the Chinese people that made me sit up and think about why we should not be slack and complacent in our work. […]

How To Develop TRUST Within Teams

Trust is one of the most important things in the world that all of us need before we can ever start any relationship or build any team. However, most people fail in this area. Allow me to ask you a few questions to see how trustworthy you are: 1.    For the past month, have you […]

How To Create A Work Climate Where The Truth Is Heard?

Speak truth

In all great organisations, people are able to speak their minds and also share the truth with compassion. The worst organisations are those where staff consistently agrees with their bosses. If truth is not readily accepted within the organisation, discontentment will usually be the result. And when discontentment grows to hatred, no amount of team […]