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5 Leadership Traits from House of Cards’ Claire Underwood

5 Leadership Traits from House of Cards’ Claire Underwood

As the age old saying goes, behind every great man there’s a great woman. There’s no doubting that your partner, spouse or significant other plays a pivotal role in driving you towards success. They are your anchor holding you grounded. They’re your greatest motivators and confidence builders. They believe in you like no one else … Continued

How the Age of Acceleration is Ethically Challenging Organizations

How the Age of Acceleration is Ethically Challenging Organizations

We live in an age of acceleration. A time when organizations are aiming to grow exponentially. And not just monetarily, but more importantly in terms of geographical presence, the need for talented and skilled human capital, rapid innovation and enriched customer experiences. This hunt for exponential growth has forced organizations to be at an arms … Continued

4 Reasons Why You Should Let Your Top Talent Go

4 Reasons Why You Should Let Your Top Talent Go

Letting your top talent go, once in awhile, is really the right move. At first this may sound absolutely absurd but there’s solid evidence to the fact that it really isn’t all that bad. Sure companies work endlessly to develop robust retention programs. Managers engage their team to ensure they’re motivated, challenged and hooked to … Continued

How To Achieve Greatness Being an Exponential Leader

How To Achieve Greatness Being an Exponential Leader

In an interview with Popular Science magazine Amar Bose, the founder and once Chairman of Bose Corporation said “I would have been fired a hundred times at a company run by MBAs. But I never went into business to make money. I went into business so that I could do interesting things that hadn’t been … Continued

5 Strategies to Build an Effective Talent Pool

5 Strategies to Build an Effective Talent Pool

Building a strategy that prioritizes talent management and invests time and effort into building a talent pool is a critical necessity for your organization’s success. There’s just no way to avoid it. A solid talent pool is directly related to how innovative, productive and efficient your organization is. Hence, you should be seriously considering being … Continued

Why the Five Year Plan is Dead

Why the Five Year Plan is Dead

One of the most commonly asked questions during a job interview is “where do you see yourself in five years?” Understandably the interviewer is assessing the depth of the candidate’s ability to plan ahead and how well thought out their future is. Makes sense. However, in a world that’s rapidly changing, when job descriptions, competencies … Continued

How to be a Star in Your Second Interview

How to be a Star in Your Second Interview

Congratulations you made it passed your first interview and have been invited back! Being called for a second interview is a sign that you’ve said the right things and check off on their initial selection criteria. So now you’re being seriously considered for the role and you should be brimming with confidence – but let’s … Continued

How the Digital Age Has Empowered Businesses

How the Digital Age Has Empowered Businesses

The digital age has enabled many extraordinary changes to occur – fast, real-time communication, access to abundance of information and many other such capabilities that have empowered businesses and people. Things that weren’t possible just 20 years ago are now commonplace in our lifestyles. And the best part is that innovation is continuously and exponentially … Continued

5 Extraordinary Influencers Shaping Asia

5 Extraordinary Influencers Shaping Asia

Forbes recently announced its 30 under 30 Asia class of 2017 and it’s no surprise to see that diversity and empowerment was the core ideology they employed when making their selection. This is their second year publishing the Asian market list which recognizes 300 innovators, young entrepreneurs, influencers, and disruptors (game changers) from 10 different … Continued

The Crisis of Shrinking Half-Life of Skills

The Crisis of Shrinking Half-Life of Skills

Let’s take a moment and think about what we learned in college and/or university. There’s a good chance that aside from your core courses you may have taken a few electives such as humanities, calculus, history, psychology and so on. Looking at what you currently do, how many of these courses that you learned in … Continued

4 In-Flight Habits of Successful People

4 In-Flight Habits of Successful People

If you’re like me there’s a good chance you travel a lot thanks to work. Each flight you take eats into your time. Whether it’s the commute to the airport, waiting at the lounge or the long flight itself, you’re wasting away time that could very easily be productively utilized. In all my years of … Continued

How To Align Your Talent to Your Growth

How To Align Your Talent to Your Growth

If you’ve made the strategic decision to steer your company towards rapid growth you’ve most likely adopted those characteristics that are commonly found in exponential organizations. What you and your talent are now focusing on is realizing the company’s massive transformative purpose while relying on useful information and being innovative and customer centered. That’s great, … Continued