Tip of the Day: Reframe Blame

It is tempting to blame others when things go wrong. While you may protect your self-esteem in the short term, but it will be costly in the long term. When the blame game becomes dysfunctional, it shuts down learning, leaves others feeling persecuted and undermines drive and productivity. Below are three actionable steps you can take [...]

September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Tip of the Day: Move Your People To Action

Discussions after discussions, and yet no decision has been made, no action taken. Does this scenario sound familiar? If so, a culture of inaction might have taken root in your company and this is often the greatest cause of organisational under-performance. While this culture may often be caused by a leader, it can also be powerfully [...]

September 15th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Tip of the Day: The Right Conditions For Effective People Management

Many business leaders often grapple with the challenges of human capital or people management. While it is tempting to hire someone to solve the problem, the success of any HR-related interventions is largely hinged on having the right conditions. Much like the analogy of a plant that can only grow well with the right amount of [...]

September 8th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Building HOPE At The Workplace

HOPE is a positive motivational state where an individual sets realistic, yet challenging goals and then strives to accomplish these goals through self-directed determination and energy. Hopeful individuals are capable of generating alternative paths to their desired destinations should they face obstacles to their original plans. Research has shown that there is a strong correlation between [...]

August 31st, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Tip of the Day: Simple Steps For A Positive Organisation

In our previous Tip of the Day, we encouraged you to adopt positive and virtuous practices in your organisation. Here we offer a few ways to guide you in implementing these positive and virtuous practices. Set and showcase examples Implementing positive practices require the support of the top leaders, people who stand by and exemplify the [...]

August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Tip of the Day: Boost Productivity With Positive Practices

Organisational productivity starts with how your people treat one another on a personal level. According to a research done at the University of Michigan, a workplace with a high level of organisation effectiveness, customer satisfaction and financial profitability, is characterised by positive and virtuous practices. These positive practices contribute to organisation effectiveness via a number of [...]

August 18th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Tip of the Day: Build A High Efficacy Team For Greater Performance

Efficacy is about one’s belief in his or her ability to successfully accomplish a acheter du cialis en ligne task. Individuals with high self-efficacy tend to set high goals, thrive on challenge, and persevere to accomplish set goals despite obstacles encountered along the way. When team members’ self-efficacy are well-developed, and synergies among these members are [...]

August 11th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Tip of the Day: Inspire Your Team With Stories

People remember a good story. To be remembered, simply tell good stories. A leader that can create and share good stories will have a powerful advantage. To inspire the team, share five stories concurrently, say researchers Susie Cranston and Scott Keller. The Turnaround Stories are the typical stories leaders tell. That for the company to survive, dramatic [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Tip of the Day: Employee Retention

To retain your employees, it is vital that you understand their career considerations. To inculcate a greater level of security on their commitment to the organisation, you can adopt these 3 ‘R’s: Responsibility Give them greater responsibilities that empower them to make decisions. Encourage them to learn new competencies and skill to meet these new responsibilities. This [...]

July 26th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Tip of the Day: Building Relationship With Your Employees

According to the National Workplace Happiness Survey, co-worker relationship is one of the factors that affect workplace happiness and engagement. As a business leader, here's what you can do: 1. Encourage workplace friendships Being able to laugh and cry with co-workers, creates trusting and supportive relationships, boost employee morale, and create a greater sense of belonging [...]

July 19th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |