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Tip of the Day – Adapting to an Aging Workforce

While today’s trending topics focus on issues such as the entry of the millennial workforce, let’s also look at the opposite end of the age spectrum to look at issues relating to the retirement of the older generation. While competing to hire fresh talents full of hunger and potential, consider how you can maximise the [...]

April 9th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day – Achieving Quick Wins in Culture-Shaping

Culture is typically identified as 'how things work' in an organisation. While it is necessary for all leaders to shape their desired culture, most are at a loss at how to undertake this task. In order to do so, we must first understand that there are different elements in a culture: style, structure, and substance. [...]

March 31st, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day – Grow Your People, Grow Your Business

The success of your business depends on a host of factors: sound strategy, marketable product or service, efficient processes et cetera. However it ultimately falls on the shoulders and into the hands of people within your organisation to execute on your strategies, plans and processes, to make it work. And the more motivated and engaged [...]

March 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day – When Your Employee Gets Grounded at Home

When your employee is placed under Quarantine Orders or have to take Leave of Absence, it posits a number of work- and pay-related issues for companies. Just because an employee is not allowed to come to work, does not mean you need not pay your employee, or that the employee need not be productive and [...]

March 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day – Management and Communication in Times of Crisis

In times of crisis like the Covid-19 virus spreading rapidly amongst the community, advancing contagion in its path and instilling fear in our people, our economy and many businesses will invariably be negatively impacted. It’s times like these that test the mettle of leaders and resilience of organisations, and only the strongest of teams will [...]

March 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day – Leading by Feeling

The most gifted leaders effectively manage the moods of their organisations with Emotional Intelligence or Quotient (EQ). They are self-aware, empathetic and can intuitively grasp how others and the organisation feel. While EQ comes to some more naturally than others, the good news is that EQ is a skill that can and should be learned, [...]

March 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day – How to Stop Micromanaging Your Employees

One of the most common struggles a new leader faces is learning to delegate and let go of the “little things.” While you may feel like you need constant oversight into your team’s work, micromanaging employees damages morale and drives away your top performers. It also prevents your team from doing truly creative or innovative [...]

March 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day – What to Do When Stress Mounts at Work

The stakes are high, the pressures are intense. People are maxing out their energy, everyone is feeling the heat and tempers are starting to flare. Stress is starting to get the better of you and your people. But you know things won’t be pretty if the situation continues this way. What can you do? Start [...]

March 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day – Getting your Team to Cope with the Changing Future

Many small businesses lament that they do not have the resources nor foresight to compete in the new economy. Contrary to what most believe, technology actually develops rather slowly then becomes viable suddenly. Usually the signs are there, except that the ‘perfect storm’ has not yet happened. Unless you are familiar with the technology, it [...]

March 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Singapore’s Fastest Growing Companies 2020

Align Group has been selected by The Straits Times and Germany-based global research firm Statista as one of the top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Singapore. The selection criteria is based on the compound annual growth rate of the company for the year 2015 - 2018. Align Group is ranked #24 and is the only Management [...]

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