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Practical articles containing resources and strategies for leaders, managers, and human resources teams to help you develop yourself, your team, and your organisation.

Teamwork & Collaboration: balancing personal goals and needs with the team’s objectives

How did our ancestors survive the gruelling task of keeping themselves safe from fierce predators, of gathering food to eat in a hostile environment and of taking care of the young to preserve their species? Anthropologists call it tribal effort. Their studies on the subject have proven that this...

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Communication: Seeking To Understand and Striving to Be Understood

An elderly couple who celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary was interviewed regarding the secret of their enduring relationship. Both were already hard of hearing:

emcee: Sir, what kept your marriage this long?
husband: Well, it’s not that complicated. In those 75 years of...

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Coaching and Mentoring: The wind beneath the wings of those who soared high

Yelu Chucai, Octave Chanute ,Ralph Abernathy, Charlie Munger. Do these names ring a bell? We may have to dig into history to unearth who these personalities really are but it will be an “Aha!” moment for us once we get to know their roles in the lives of great and influential people:

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Building Bonds: Strengthening the Tie that Bonds Life to Life

Why do broken relationships cut our hearts like a knife? Why do most box office hits have the element of a love story? Why do prisoners fear solitary confinement?

In the widely-accepted model of man’s hierarchy of needs, as proposed by Abraham Maslow, man’s physical needs come first...

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Service Orientation: The Heart and Hand at Work

Experts say that to do away with a bad habit you have to replace it with a new one. But what can replace a bad experience so it own’t thrive in our minds? What could replace that awful feeling of having been served the worst version of our faved dish so that we can still digest it? What...

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Catalysing Change: Change that can Turn Ripples Into Waves

The law of cause and effect is considered by science as fundamental to all other scientific principles but do you know that the principle behind it is also fundamental to the other disciplines of life including our day-to-day experiences? This law implies that nothing in this life happens without...

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Overcoming a meaningless life with intentionality

Do you know where you’re going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you? ….
Do you get what you’re hoping for when you look behind you there’s no open door? What are you hoping for? Do you know?

These are borrowed lines from a song popularised by singer Diana...

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Personal Agility: Maneuvering through the changes and surprises in life

How did our ancestors thrive and survive the wilds of Africa, the scorching heat and the barren sands of the Middle east, the freezing temperatures of the polar regions? Scientists would say it’s all about adaptability and agility. If centuries of adaptation through innovation have made...

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