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So far Lee Crystalbelle has created 43 blog entries.

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 service and [...]

April 9th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Attracting Millennials: Have A Clear M.V.V

A company’s Mission, Vision and Values (MVV) statements are not just beautiful verses to be placed on company walls or websites. In fact, they play a key role in attracting millennials as many millennials crave for job purpose, meaningful careers and alignment of personal and company values. Here’s how MVV statements can play a role in [...]

February 28th, 2019|Categories: Articles|

Shift Perspectives to Influence Your Organisation Positively

Too often we are overly fixated on the opinions and perceptions of our surroundings. This can lead us to focus on things we have no control over: the weakness of others, problems in the environment and circumstances, etc. Why allow the situation to affect us, when we can shift our perspective to one that could influence [...]

February 28th, 2019|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Why Employee Training Fails

Employers are often puzzled by how little employees’ performance improve despite sending them for expensive training courses. The following are some major pitfalls as to why employee training fails and what you can do to minimise the risks. Limited time and competing priorities Training tends to take a back seat when employees prioritise their already long [...]

January 17th, 2019|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: When Should You Not Delegate Work

Delegating is one of the core responsibility as a leader. However, not all types of work are suitable to be delegated to your team members. Here are 3 pointers to help serve as a guide on when you should not delegate out tasks. When the problem lacks clarity If you are unable to clearly communicate what [...]

January 17th, 2019|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Why Employee Empowerment Fails

‘Empowerment’ is often used when a leader is attempting to improve the employee engagement level. However, it may not yield the intended outcome if the execution is incorrect. Generalising the concept of employee empowerment Empowerment is not about letting employees decide and execute on irrelevant job activities like hosting the company’s picnic event. Rather, it is [...]

December 21st, 2018|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Using the Pygmalion Effect at Work

Take a moment to recall your schooling days where you might have particularly liked and done well for a subject. Was the reason because of a good teacher who recognised and believed in you? That is the power of the Pygmalion Effect at play - where other people’s confidence in you can improve your performance. [...]

December 5th, 2018|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Dismissing Employees with a Heart

Dismissing an employee with disciplinary issues might be an easy task. For employees who are good in many aspects but are simply ill-fit with the company culture – How can you gracefully dismiss them? Communicate with Empathy When breaking the news, be empathetic and transparent about the decision. Also emphasise that this is a cultural-fit issue and nothing to [...]

November 30th, 2018|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Benefits Of A Strong Employer Brand

An employer brand is how your employees and external stakeholders perceive your company, and its benefits cannot be underestimated as it impacts your company’s ability to attract, recruit and retain good employees. Attract: Increase the number of 'right' candidates applying A strong employer brand allows candidates to self-evaluate their fit with the organisation even before [...]

November 26th, 2018|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Encouraging Collaboration

How effective employees are able to perform together as a team can often make or break the success of any business. With increasing competition, it has become extremely important to encourage collaboration in the office, in order to improve productivity and promote healthy employee relationships. The following are some ways to increase collaboration in your workplace: [...]

November 26th, 2018|Categories: Articles|