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Quick Bites is a series where I pen three quick learning points about a particular topic, to fit in with my post COVID-19 lockdown schedule. This post is a continuation of my previous post on Policy Frameworks. I will summarise three elements of a good policy framework: 1. Policy hierarchy: Any framework will have aContinue reading “Quick Bites: Policy Frameworks (Pt II)”
Quick Bites is a series where I pen three quick learning points about a particular topic, to fit in with my post COVID-19 lockdown schedule. This post will feature two learning points instead of three, as it will be followed up with a Part II. I will refer to this article on policy frameworks: 1. WhyContinue reading “Quick Bites: Policy Frameworks (Pt I)”
Quick Bites is a series where I pen three quick learning points about a particular topic, to fit in with my post COVID-19 lockdown schedule. Here are three learning points (or tips) from a quick research (using this article) on building a Public Relations (PR) department from scratch: 1. Start with a good definition of PR:Continue reading “Quick Bites: Building a PR Department”
Quick Bites is a series where I pen three quick learning points about a particular topic, to fit in with my post COVID-19 lockdown schedule. Here are three learning points from a quick research (using this Quora entry) on the difference between Corporate Communications (Corp Comms) and Public Relations (PR) functions: Corp Comms deals withContinue reading “Quick Bites: Corp Comms vs PR”
Today’s reflection will be something very different from the topics I’ve been blogging on. I feel that cyber influence operations are a key topic to understand in today’s day and age. Since knowledge has become a key pillar of society, much of modern warfare has also shifted to this plane, with the main weapons beingContinue reading “A primer to Cyber Influence Operations”
The subject of today’s reflection is titled, “Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work.” It is a follow-up to the article I wrote about in a previous post on Emotional Intelligence (EI), and will thus assume that readers have at least gone through the EI Domains and Competencies framework shared in that post. Both articles wereContinue reading “Mindfulness is better with Emotional Intelligence”
In this post, I share some reflections on ‘The 3 Essential Jobs That Most Retention Programs Ignore‘. Key Ideas The premise is that there are certain key roles that every company should seek to develop and retain as they help bring the most out of your business or organisation. The authors highlight six roles. ThreeContinue reading “Don’t forget to retain these three roles!”
This post summarises the seven-step problem solving process from this article, which is basically a transcript of a McKinsey Podcast about problem-solving strategies hosted by Simon London, and featuring guests Charles Conn, CEO of venture capital firm Oxford Sciences Innovation, and McKinsey Senior Partner Hugo Sarrazin. Summary: How do the McKinsey folk define problem solving?Continue reading “The Seven-Step Problem Solving Process”
In this post, I share my reflections on ‘Finding the Right Words in a Crisis‘. This is a follow-up post on my series of reflections on graphic design, in which I focus on how to craft good content. In my working context, a lot of communication is done via words rather than visuals. While theContinue reading “Finding the right words”
In this post, I will share my reflections on ‘Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements: Which Do You Need to Work On?’. Key Ideas Many people define Emotional Intelligence (EI) too narrowly, often focusing on aspects such as “sociability, sensitivity and likability”. In fact, persons who are strong in these areas may well lack the strengthsContinue reading “Understanding Emotional Intelligence”
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