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4 Ways Managers Can Be More Inclusive

How can managers prioritise inclusion when building teams? Sydney Finkelstein from the Leadership Center at the Tuck School of Business recommends 4 practices, which can simultaneously foster an innovative, high-performance and high-growth environment. Read on to find out.


Being Too Busy for Friends Won’t Help Your Career

It is a misconception that work and friendship are mutually exclusive – is it true that we cannot successfully manage both at the same time? In fact, research has shown that friends help increase our career performance because they provide us with an emotional buffer that keeps us motivated. How can we work towards more meaningful friendships?


Is it OK to hold on to your childhood comfort object?

Given the disruptive environments that we are increasingly facing, many people are choosing to keep comfort objects from their childhoods with them. Known as transitional objects, they can provide us with safety amid unfamiliarity, and as the name implies, help us to handle life’s transitions.

Why Being Vulnerable at Work Can Be Your Biggest Advantage, According to Brené Brown

According to Brené Brown, a research professor and a TED Speaker, courage can be broken down into 4 foundational skillsets – vulnerability, trust, rising skills and clarity of values. How can HR practitioners cultivate these aspects of courage within their organisations?

Best Way to Recognize Emotion in Others: Listen

While it may seem rude to close your eyes and only use your ears the next time someone engages in a serious conversation with you, paying specific attention to speech cues can allow you to become more perceptive of the other party’s true emotions.

The Dark Side of Resilience

As with any personality trait, an overuse of resilience can be too much of a good thing. Resilience allows leaders to face negative outcomes with a positive mindset, but it is also crucial for them to know their own limits and be realistic about the goals they set.

Is your workplace toxic? Mental health of many Hongkongers on the brink due to long hours and overbearing bosses, experts warn

Cultivating a “mentally healthy” work culture means employees must be willing to be open about their stressors, so that they can receive the necessary help or relief to improve themselves.

Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos’ mentor used a simple test to figure out who is a true leader

True leadership is earned through garnering respect from employees who feel empowered by you.

I quit 9 jobs before I was 30 and cried in the bathroom almost every day — here's how I turned things around

Find out how Morra Aarons-Mele, founder of the award-winning social impact agency Women Online, found genuine passion and drive by breaking away from society’s stereotypical notion of “being successful”.

Former Apple CEO John Sculley explains why Steve Jobs was the best recruiter he ever met

Just like how the best machines are made of the best parts, Apple’s success was because Jobs took on an aggressive yet passion-driven approach in attracting talents.

When Faced with Conflict, Try an Introspective Approach

Introspectively managing your own thoughts and emotions in a conflict will allow you to break free from the negativity and stress associated with it.