Questions

Asking Your Staff More Questions Is Good. But Don’t Even Start Unless You’re Prepared To Do This.

You should ask more questions. Ask employees what they want improved. Ask what excites them. Ask how you can help them do better. These are all great ways to motivate employees, help improve employee retention and get employees happy about working in your organisation. These are also great questions if you want to come across … Continue reading Asking Your Staff More Questions Is Good. But Don’t Even Start Unless You’re Prepared To Do This.

July 5, 2017

Who should be responsible for Organisational Culture change?

“While culture change can be an important and exciting project for HR, making it HR’s sole responsibility doesn’t work out as anyone had hoped. Too often, it devolves into a transactional “box-ticking” exercise.” So who should be leading a organisational culture change? https://hbr.org/2016/11/hr-cant-change-company-culture-by-itself The author of this Harvard Business Review article says it should be … Continue reading Who should be responsible for Organisational Culture change?

February 3, 2017

DID YOU HEAR THE WHISTLE FOR HALF-TIME? Deciding What To Do At The Cross-Roads of Your Life

A feature article by Publisher, Coach and Learning Facilitator – Phoon Kok Hwa.   Corporate careers can be all-encompassing and no matter how high you have climbed  the ladder, this line of work can be a constant struggle.  You work hard at your corporate job but the achievements that energised you to push for greater … Continue reading DID YOU HEAR THE WHISTLE FOR HALF-TIME? Deciding What To Do At The Cross-Roads of Your Life

October 3, 2016

Never Give Up

Are you expecting a challenging year in 2017? If you’ve been reading the news, you would know that 2017 will be an interesting year. Some major industries, such as the Oil & Gas and Marine industries, are facing stronger than usual headwinds going into the new year. And throw in a mix of political uncertainties … Continue reading Never Give Up

January 4, 2017

A True Story of How One Manager Hired the Right Person and Brought the Team to a Whole New Level

Some of you may already know, I launched my book recently on 23rd January 2016. Before my book was officially launched, I gave a copy to someone I knew. This person works in a financial institution here in Singapore and she leads a small team of people. For years, she had been struggling to get … Continue reading A True Story of How One Manager Hired the Right Person and Brought the Team to a Whole New Level

February 11, 2016