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Making Change Game Changing

With the world facing an increasingly Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous (VUCA) situation, companies have no option but to change, sometimes at unparalleled rates, in order to survive. Some factors driving business change today include, but are not limited to

Making Meetings Matter

Studies show that the average employee spends approximately six hours each week in meetings and senior level professionals can spend up to 85% of their total work time in scheduled meetings. The infographic below highlights some of the downsides of numerous meetings from studies done in the U.S. http://visual.ly/ugly-truth-about-meetings However, if meetings could be truly […]

Transform Your Process, Transform Your Business

The Importance of Productivity to An Organisation “Productivity isn’t everything, but in the long run it is almost everything.” — Paul Krugman, The Age of Diminished Expectations (1997) A country’s ability to improve its standard of living over time depends almost entirely on its ability to raise its output per worker.” To sustain increase in […]

The Power of the SDI in Leadership Development

In our SPOTlight on Managing for High Performance™ and SPOTlight on Leading for Success™ training; we utilise the The SDI – a powerful and effective tool for understanding the motives and values that drive behaviours. The SDI plays off people’s basic need to better understand themselves and others, and that understanding allows them to lead with clarity and empathy, build stronger teams, and more effectively navigate conflict.

https://totalsdi.com/assessments/the-power-of-the-sdi/

The Art and Science of Facilitation

This article was written on 2017-04-10 in Chinese and translated by Facilitators Network Singapore Author: Annie Zhang, keyTalk, Chengdu, China According to the definition of the International Institute of Facilitation (INIFAC), “facilitation is an art, and a science, it can help groups to discuss, examine and make decisions more effectively.” The tools and processes used […]

Organisation Development (OD)

Organisation Development (OD) is an increasingly influential field of practice in the Singapore Public Service. One reason is that there is an increasing need for Public Service organisations to respond more deftly to the changes in their external environments.

Why do Facilitators need Certification?

I am sharing a little of my knowledge and views here, and I welcome your critique and correction. Firstly, I would like to talk about my understanding of facilitation certification related information. Currently, the common certifications for facilitation fall under two aspects :

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