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5 Ways You Can Successfully Stop Procrastinating

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in HR Tips, Tools & Resources | 0 comments

Let’s be honest with ourselves and admit that we all have a habit of procrastinating. It’s just a nature way to deal with multiple tasks and while we’re focusing on something that’s “important” something else gets neglected. We have this tendency of leaving things for the last minute or till it’s closer to the deadline. That’s when we put in the late hours at work, burn the candle at both ends, compromise on quality and focus on just getting the work done. Even though we know that we should stop procrastinating, yet we continue to fall down that trap. It’s no doubt an inefficient, ineffective and unproductive way of...

Why It’s Imperative To Have An Agile Talent Management Strategy

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Transformational Leadership | 0 comments

Being a large corporation with deep pockets and abundant resources used to be quite advantageous. They had an easy time attracting top talent because everyone dreamed of being employed by them and they had big budgets to support their benefits programs. But those days are behind us – largely because we’re now living in an exponential age where rapid growth and agility mean much more. Corporate mission and vision statements have lost their ability to motivate and retain talent. Today, it’s about a massively transformative purpose that facilitates the acquisition and retention of quality of talent. And, it’s about having an agile talent management strategy that compliments your business...

Why Women at the Workplace are Still Being Targeted

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Gender Inclusion | 0 comments

Two weeks ago Members of Parliament in UK debated on imposing a ban on mandatory workplace high heels. Last week, the premier of British Columbia, Canada pledged to end the same rule for women in the workplace. Isn’t it quite astonishing that such a rule still exists despite the forward steps women have made in the corporate world? And it’s not just about high heels. The dress code for women outlined by employers is quite elaborate and detailed. There are specific rules that insist on wearing non-opaque tights, have hair with “no visible roots,” and maintain “regularly re-applied” makeup. All this is specified in the dress code of a...

6 Signs We’re Living In An Exponential Age

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Transformational Leadership | 0 comments

The year 2017 is deep in the midst of the Exponential Age. Some thought leaders have dubbed the era as the 4th Industrial Revolution and there are no signs that the rapid growth we’re currently experiencing is going to slow down. There’s no artificial bubble that’s ballooning here. There’s no speculative growth. It’s real and it’s happening now. We’re at the core of a revolution that’s going to alter our lifestyle, the way we commute and communicate, and how we get work done. We’re living in an Exponential Age! An age where technology is being leveraged for rapid growth in every industry and sector. Just to get an idea...

4 Reasons You Should Avoid Saying Yes

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Personal Growth | 0 comments

Unknowingly, we have an inherent need to say “yes”. Now many of you may argue with this statement but the reality of it is that you tend to say “yes” more often than you probably should. Whether it’s the enormous pressure you feel to fit into a culture or the weight of an authoritative figure that coerces the response. Sometimes it’s out of guilt. Other times it’s because you don’t want to let the requester down. There are several reasons for it and all of them result in the same response from you. You say yes and then have to deal with the repercussions of that response. Saying yes...

Why You Must Transform Yourself Into An Exponential Thinker

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Transformational Leadership | 0 comments

If you look at the lives of people 50 years ago you’d see that the change experienced by their generation, the generation before them and the generation after was pretty much linear. What do I mean? Let’s consider your grandfather. There’s evidence that his parents, his grandparents, and his children (i.e. your parent) were used the same tools, lived similar lives, were exposed to similar products, foods and services. Things pretty much moved in the same pace for those three generations. There was growth, however, it was linear. Today, much has changed in terms of global growth. You’re now using tools and technology and leading lives much different from...

How To Silence Those Who Doubt Your Leadership

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in Personal Growth | 0 comments

Like most situations in life there are usually two ways to look at things. A coin offers two outcomes. A roadblock you face usually has two paths to choose from. There are several turning points in our lives where we’re faced with choices, and usually it comes down to two options. Most decisions we make on a daily basis, personal or professional, revolve around a similar model of two choices. And that’s usually the case when it comes to people around you. There’s a good chance you’ll have two groups of people – those who support you and those who oppose you. What it comes down to is you’ll...

How Disruptors Have Rocked the Corporate World

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Transformational Leadership | 0 comments

For just over a decade now the digital age has dramatically altered and accelerated the pace of technological growth, innovations, user adaptability and the way information is shared. The world has seen massive growth in new technologies and businesses that’s pushing the boundaries of normal competition. The speed with which new technologies are being adopted by users, and how user needs constantly shift has dramatically rocked and disrupted incumbents. In a very short period of time many industries have been caught off-guard by competition that weren’t on the incumbents’ radar. In fact, some of these disruptors didn’t even exist too long ago. The exponential change the world has experienced...

Why Hiring The Best Candidate Isn’t Always The Best Move

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017 in HR Tips, Tools & Resources |

When you’re considering filling a vacancy in your team your first reaction is to “hire the best candidate”. After all this is your opportunity to add on a highly skilled individual because of a gap created by an exiting team member or from the creation of a new position. But hiring the ideal and best candidate who perfectly fits the job description can sometimes be a hiring mistake. You’ll wonder how it’s possible considering that on paper they’re the most qualified candidate for the job. More often than not the perfect candidate, on paper, ends up being quite the opposite when thrown into the mix of your company’s values...

How To Define Your Organization’s Massive Corporate Purpose

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Transformational Leadership |

Business leaders and their teams are often reminded that the world around them is rapidly growing and constantly evolving. Unfortunately for many organizations the growth is much faster than they can cope with. Some are caught by surprise and by then it’s too late to amend their environment to cater to new demands. Others are struggling to play catch-up. In either case you could say it’s becoming even more challenging for organizations to continuously make an impact because of the absence of a corporate purpose. Some organizations, however, have a different set of challenges altogether. Their growth has been exponential attributed by the disruptive technologies they’ve brought to the...