Leadership 4.0 - Managing and leading in the Digital Age

How do we, as leaders, manage diverse teams and equip our employees with relevant capabilities while leading the digital transformation in our workplace? How can we develop innovative and adaptive thinking skills in our employees while harnessing social intelligence? Here are 5 key leadership capabilities for leading digital transformation in the workplace.

Shining the LAMP on poor performance

As an HR Business Partner, supporting the line managers in managing performance issues is one area that we have to deal with. That includes both rewarding good performances and, of course, tackling poor performances.

When it comes to poor performance issues, they can easily frustrate the hell out of most managers and HR.

One might simply think, “Let’s fire them”, or “Get them out of my team!”

But, is that the best way?

Strategic Planning-Start by not doing

During the year-end, organisations, departments, business & operation units get together to review what have they done this year & plan for new initiatives for the coming year. 

Acts of Service and Quality Time are appreciative languages which the leader can help the team. Instead of keep adding on the "To do list" yet with lean resources, how can we prevent our staff from being overwhelmed & overstretched?

HR Learns Blue Strategy

Strategy is the essential tool for HR Professionals in assuring our continuous relevance. Many strategies fail because they focus on superficial financial and comparative data without asking the critical questions regarding their historicity and meaning.

Succession Planning for HR Roles

Succession planning is about ensuring the talent pool never runs dry, yet many businesses are guilty of an ad hoc approach to succession for HR roles. This article highlights the fundamental flaws in succession planning and why it is urgent to do this well and now.

Creating a learning culture to drive business results

I was recently invited by the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry to speak on “Creating a culture of learning”. During which, I shared my thoughts on what are the key elements required to put your organization in a better position to establish the desired learning culture as well as suggested some possible tools that could be implemented depending on the varying context.