Archive for February, 2013

Motivating and Engaging your team

Most leaders know that at the heart of every productive and successful business lies a thriving organizational culture – an environment where hard working people collaborate intensely and passionately to produce great results. Because this culture is difficult to achieve and replicate, it’s also seen as a critical lever of sustainable competitive advantage. Leaders recognize
that “keeping people engaged, motivated and committed” as a critical part of their function.

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Overcoming an adaptive challenge: an article in The Business Times, Singapore

An adaptive challenge represents a set of problems – dilemmas that seemingly cannot be resolved, yet which must be resolved if one is to move up to the next level of performance. It is necessary to adapt to the changing circumstances, to the increasing level of complexity, and dig deep to find the inner strength to overcome new challenges that have not been faced before.

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Leadership Beliefs and the Dao Factor

In the words of Sun Tzu, “To assess the outcome of a war, we need to examine the involved parties and compare them in terms of five fundamentals.” The very first of them he lists is Dao – (The Way).

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Thought Perfect becomes Representative for Stakeholder Centered Coaching by Marshall Goldsmith

Singapore, January 2013: Leadership coaching and consulting company Thought Perfect Pte Ltd, under the guidance of its chairman Pratap Nambiar, is now a Representative for Stakeholder Centered Coaching byMarshall Goldsmith in Singapore.

In this role, Thought Perfect will focus on:

- Business development for large Asia wide coaching engagement projects with multinationals in Singapore

- Developing the pool of executive coaches in Singapore, which also includes providing a platform for coaches to share best practices and coaching experience in order to encourage further professional development. This will addres requests from several coaches who have indicated their desire to network with other coaches in Singapore in order to learn and share best practices related to Stakeholder Centered Coaching and other related subjects where relevant.