Navigating the AI-powered Workplace Landscape as a Keynote Speaker

Back then, we could only see the words Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in science fiction or documentaries about robots. Now, it’s all around us. Numerous AI software can be seen everywhere — from your phones and kitchen appliances, in smart homes, and lastly, in your workplace. Even as a keynote speaker, I could observe […]

Building a Supportive Workplace: Proactive Steps to Address Common Mental Health Red Flags

More often than not, an individual’s well-being can impact how well they can perform at work. From my experience, it is easier to bounce back mentally when employees have a supportive workplace with pro-employee policies. For example, the banking industry allows high-performance employees to take breaks when needed — and many other sectors occasionally conduct […]

How to Conduct Employee Development Training in a Hybrid Work Setup 

After the pandemic, work arrangements have evolved. Remote work changed the game, allowing employees to take more control of their time. With remote work came the hybrid work setup, which has become a preference for aspiring employees nowadays. Moreover, hybrid work has allowed employees a better work-life balance, as they seldom have to report to […]

Beyond Productivity: Prioritising Employee Empowerment, Wellbeing, and Mental Health

Overall good holistic well-being translates to better workplace performance. However, stress is an inevitable occurrence in the workplace. According to statistics from Mercer, one in two employees feel stressed daily. The best course of action here is to invest in employee mental health benefits, contributing to overall employee empowerment.   In this article, we will discuss what […]

How Managers Can Communicate Expectations And Appreciation in The Workplace

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According to Microsoft, 52% of millennials and Gen Z workers are likely to change employers. Many factors can contribute to this, such as getting unclear feedback between managers and employees. If proper expectations were set by managers beforehand — something like a training plan for employees can go a long way — poor employee retention […]

Understanding High Turnover: What Employees Want At Work

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Work provides opportunities for employees to thrive at any given time. However, it is inevitable for work to have stressful moments. As a team leader, you oversee productivity. Consequently, rank-and-file employees follow their manager’s orders. Unfortunately, stress is a reason why many employees leave the workplace. When there is too much stress, they may not […]

Best Practices For Long-Term Employee Retention

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Nowadays, workers want to work for companies that value their time and effort in making a difference. From my experience, I can say that it’s natural for them. However, for employers, we need to step up our game. Without a doubt, employers need to improve employee retention in the long run. Employee retention initiatives are […]

Delegating for Success: How Trusting Your Team is Key to Productivity

Delegating is a crucial skill for managers to have. It pertains to sharing or transferring responsibilities, typically from a superior (or an employer) to a subordinate (or an employee). Ultimately, knowing how to delegate effectively sets apart stressed, overworked, and uninspiring leaders from those who love their jobs and motivate their teams to achieve great […]

Expand Your Boundaries: Why You Need a Mid-Year Sales Booster

Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working closely with sales teams and witnessing the profound impact of strategic planning. However, it became evident to me that something crucial was often overlooked—the power of organizing a proper mid-year sales booster. Having closely observed sales teams and their performance dynamics, I’ve come to a realisation […]

How To Develop Your Emotional Intelligence in This Post-Covid Era

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Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand one’s emotions and comprehend and empathise with others’ emotions as well. It is crucial for effective collaboration, interpersonal relationships, and communication in life and the workplace. And I can assure you that if you possess this one key ability, it will make navigating the ins and outs of […]