Monthly Archives: August 2016

Public Seminar: Coaching and Mentoring

Being a coach means filling multiple roles for someone. You need to be a supporter, guide, mentor, role model, and more. Coaching is based on a partnership that involves giving both support and challenging opportunities to employees. Mentorship is a related skill that is often a part of coaching. It’s about being a guide, offering

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You’re wasting your time in meetings

Do you know how many hours your scheduled meetings are costing the company? We spend 31 unproductive hours in meetings every month, resulting in $37 billion wasted in time every year. This post outlines some common culprits for wasted meetings, and ways to minimize meeting cost while maximizing efficiency. Reasons for failed meetings Multitasking When people aren’t

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Public Seminar: Balanced Scorecard

The Balanced Scorecard provides feedback around both the internal business processes and external outcomes in order to continuously improve strategic performance and results. From September 6 to 8, we will be having our public seminar on the Balanced Scorecard, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on those three days. The Balanced Scorecard is a strategic

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What you love vs. what you’re good at

Should you do what you love, or what you’re good at? If you’re lucky, the two overlap. However, if they don’t, you should ask yourself where you can add the most value. This article by Brianna West states that we aren’t meant to do what we love, we’re meant to do what we’re good at.

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Public Seminar: Strategic Planning

From September 1 to 2, we will be hosting our public seminar on Strategic Planning. If you and the people who work with you don’t understand where the company is going, they may all develop their own priorities and actually prevent you from getting where you need to be. Part of getting everyone on board

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How does personality play a role in competence?

Would you rather hire someone who is incredibly good at what they do, but difficult to work with, or someone with average skills but the right attitude? Your team’s personality plays a large role in how they will interact with one another, how they’ll treat their responsibilities, and how they’ll take care of your clients.

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Public Seminar: Selling Smarter and Better

On August 26, we’ll be hosting our Selling Smarter and Better workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The course is designed to teach participants how to find new clients and network effectively. It’s no secret that the sales industry continues to change and evolve rapidly. This is an exciting and dynamic profession, although it

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Malcolm Pick on Hiring and Talent

Josiah Go featured our CEO, Malcolm Pick’s advice on client retention rate, hiring decisions, and finding the right talent. Below are a few key notes from Q&A with Profiles Asia Pacific President Malcolm Pick on Finding The Right Talent. Many small businesses aren’t making use of assessments. Pick recently asked a group of HR professionals and discovered

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Profiles Asia Pacific Featured in Feedspot’s Top HR Blogs

We are proud to announce that we’ve made it to Feedspot’s Top 200 HR Blogs list. These top HR blogs are specially curated for human resource and talent management experts. In order to make this curated list, each blog has to meet the following; Contribute thoughtful insights and analysis to the HR industry Have a

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