Why am I still tired after sleeping for 12 hours?

When we speak of well-beingness, we often speak of having enough energy to do all the things we want to do. A common misconception people have is that they need to sleep a certain number of hours in order to be energized. And this number of hours can range from 4 to 12. While it is true that we do need to rest our physical bodies, when is too much sleep too much?

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What is the first question that all leaders ask themselves?

The first question that any leader asks himself is, “What kind of leader can I be?” And our response is… we are going to share with you the scoop on what happened during ECI’s new leadership program which involved penguins & painting, dancing in slippers, and waking up consciousness with a thought-provoking question…

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Managing team conflicts

Conflicts are unavoidable in any group setting. One of the most important things that good managers and leaders need to learn how to do is how to manage conflicts in such a way that you can direct the destructive force into a creative one.

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Achieving balance in your life

How do some people seem to maintain the elusive ‘work-life balance’ that many of us are searching for? Ms Loo Mei Yee, a Professional Certified Coach (International Coach Federation) and the General Manager of Executive Coach International, shares her insights.

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3 simple ways to be more approachable to your employees

Before we begin with the question on improving your approachability, you need to ask yourself why you want to be approachable in the first place. Is it because you can’t understand why, despite an ‘open-door’ policy, people still don’t come to you with important concerns? Or is it because, as a leader, being approachable is simply not your personal style or preference to begin with? If so, why have you come to believe that there are more advantages to being approachable than otherwise?

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How to spend your time productively this National Day holiday

This year, the Singapore government issued a one-off additional Public Holiday in celebration of 50 years of independence. The long 4-day break will serve as an opportune time to catch up on various aspects of your life. Don’t know where to begin? Here’s what you can do:

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So what’s new about the revamped Leadership Program™?

1. It’s modular. The new Leadership Program™ will run as a modular system. Which means you get pick and choose which area you want to work on. 2. What are my options? There will be three lines to choose from...

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Why are women under-represented in positions of power?

If you look at the boards of most multinationals, you will notice that women are in the minority though they represent the majority of university graduates (93 men to 100 women globally, according to YaleGlobal). In fact, a recent 2015 Grant Thornton International Business Report showed that women held only 1 in 5 (22%) senior management roles globally...

By | July 30th, 2015|Article, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why are women under-represented in positions of power?

The Number 1 Secret To Reduce Anxiety at Job Interviews

Got a big interview coming up? Here are 7 ways to help you manage your worries: 7. Research, research, research Simply visiting the company website isn’t going to cut it. Update yourself on the current issues surrounding the company’s industry by watching and reading the news. Attempt to find out the target segment of the organization, it’s unique selling proposition...

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Coaching Versus Mentoring – What’s The Difference?

Overview A quick search on the internet shows many contradictory articles on this topic, though they largely agree on one very important point — that mentoring and coaching are quite different, despite some similarities...

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