THE future is not what it used to be, wrote French philosopher and poet Paul Valéry in his 1937 essay Notre Destin et Les Lettres. The Covid-19 pandemic has made this phrase come alive....

LEADING THROUGH DISRUPTION

EVEN simple relationships are complex because virtually all of them involve some transactional element, however small. A mother's love for her child may be complete, but she hopes for a good,...

DOZENS of companies with no track record of activism have made statements in recent weeks in support of Black Lives Matter (BLM) following what I believe is unprecedented pressure from racial...

RECESSION is now upon us, and with it have come the job losses that many anticipated. While the government has urged employers to retrench only as a final option, businesses that are strapped for...

THE Covid-19 pandemic has made obvious the complexity of our world. Almost overnight, our forecasts and budgets for 2020 became obsolete and we realised that we had no way to produce accurate...

COMMENTARY

NOW that GE2020 has concluded, it is time to look at the issues that may have shaped voters' behaviour and implications going forward.

WHEN Leong Soo Yee turns up for the virtual interview over Microsoft Teams, the executive director (Markets) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) "arrives" with her...

THE BROAD VIEW

HOTEL businesses have been severely hit in the wake of Covid-19, as governments around the world have closed off their country borders in a bid to curb the rampant spread of the virus. A report by...

GRADUALLY, apprehensively, entire nations are emerging from the bunkers after bending the novel coronavirus infection curve. Millions of people are once again heading back to offices after months...

MOST people are familiar with the benefits of individual coaching, but few understand the intrinsic value of team coaching in organisations.