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Thursday, June 21 2018
A health-first approach to productivity
Productivity is a dangerous word. As someone who has taught business leaders how to squeeze more value out of every day, I have seen first-hand how this approach can lead to both dramatically increased results and a penchant for neglecting the very source of those results – your own health. A few years ago I fell in love with running long distances. I prioritised daily workouts, green smoothies and making time...
Wednesday, June 20 2018
10 habits of successful entrepreneurs
I consider myself highly fortunate to be a successful inventor of 20 years’ standing. In an article for Black Enterprise , Bevolyn Williams-Harold, Editorial Researcher, mentions that only one in 5,000 inventions make money, and despite living most of my life as a rather shy person who felt safer out of the lime light than in it, I had no choice but to come out of the shadows in order to bring my own products...
Monday, June 11 2018
10 tips for networking success
Networking can feel daunting for many. The idea of walking up to strangers at an event to spark up a conversation may fill the average person with panic, anxiety and could give them clammy hands. Here are some tips to help you along your way: Breathe Take a deep breath and relax. Remember if you’re at a networking event everyone present is there for the same reason as you: to network and make connections. Try...
Friday, June 8 2018
Five benefits of being a ‘social’ CEO
We’re living in a time where technology is changing at a blistering rate. Keeping on top of it all can become overwhelming and many reports identify that leadership teams struggle to adapt quickly. At the same time, trust in CEOs is at an all-time low according to the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer report. The challenge around keeping pace with digital technology is unlikely to reduce. For leaders, the solution...
Friday, May 25 2018
Why is innovation important? How to create ideas and make them happen
I was excited to open a large parcel. Inside, there were five large green boxes. My starter kit for my MBA programme had arrived. Little did I know that 23 years later, I would be running my own business in Singapore having worked in a range of jobs, industries and sectors across the corporate, political, NGO and start-up world. While much of the content from my MBA programme faded with time, the thinking skills,...
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