Make Training Work For Your Organisation

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Let me start with my big WHY considering most of my articles have been on leadership tips. Why am I writing this article? Being in the learning & organisation development (L&OD) space in Malaysia for the last 4 years, when introducing myself and my company to a new client (mostly training and HR managers), I find myself…

Leadership Effectiveness: Embrace Office Politics

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“It’s not fair!” lamented Sam to Alice. “The boss seems to favor Matt’s idea all the time. I put in all the hard work, do extra research and work late. What does Matt do? Cosy up to the boss and even hanging out. Isn’t the boss aware Matt is ‘playing politics’?” If you are already in leadership,…

Want loyalty? Invest emotionally

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Loyalty seems to be one of those ‘topic’ often brought up when employees of different generation talk about the workplace. A good place to start this conversation is “what does loyalty mean”? Most baby-boomer and Gen-X would define loyalty as the length of service, Gen Y might probably wonder why are people so hung up…