Leading with Style


Young serious business woman and team. Over white background.

Research indicates that leaders with the best results do not rely on only one leadership style but draw from a range of approaches depending on the situation and the outcomes they want to create.  Drawing from research by consulting firm Hay/McBer, and popularized by Daniel Goleman, this highly engaging workshop, for female executives on Wednesday January 14th at the American Club in Singapore, will explore the six leadership styles that successful leaders adopt to get results. For more information and to register please go to the PrimeTime website.

Rethinking Innovation



Do you consider yourself innovative? This question usually elicits a negative response for two reasons. First, people tend to wrongly equate innovation with only technologies, research and development, and new products. Second, innovation is misperceived as the domain of a select creative few.

Innovation is far more than this and reframing it in our own mind can help us to see where we can contribute to innovation in our lives and the work that we do every day.

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Grit and ability to innovate go hand in hand



A Singaporean friend recently shared that despite having a stable corporate role, she missed the challenges involved in running her own business. Despite two previous entrepreneurial failures, she was keen to go back to managing start-ups. Why? Because she has grit.

What is grit? It is the ability to pick oneself up in the face of great disappointment or failure, and have another go. Or as psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth says: “Grit is sticking with your future — day in, day out, not just for the week, not just for the month, but for years — and working really hard to make that future a reality.”

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An Innovate Now! Session of the Innovators Network


 Launch & Inaugural “Innovate Now!” Session of The Innovators Network – The Future of Business, Force of Technology & Power of Innovation

Singapore-based enterprises are today faced with tremendous challenges from global competition, industry disruption and factor constraints. Yet, at the same time, emerging powerful digital technologies and innovative business models present incredible opportunities to capture new value, markets and consumers. The world is transforming from the industrial economy to the innovation economy, where the fundamental rules of business and industries are constantly being re-written. How can enterprises use innovation to exploit and avoid being disrupted by this hyper-speed and technology-powered environment?

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Public Sector Transformation through Organisation Design, 23rd & 24th June, Kuala Lumpur


Organisations need to constantly adapt to continue to be relevant in this ever changing world. The best way of doing so is to continuously innovate and differentiate itself – not just through new product or service development, but also through how it manages its people – putting in place a Design & Culture that make innovation systemic and sustainable. Organisation Design is the new enabler and leading contributor of Innovation Culture.

Please join me, and other speakers and participants, at Signature Trend’s two day workshop in Kuala Lumpur – Click here for the full brochure and registration form.

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