Book Review: Trauma and Organizations

Trauma and Organizations edited by Earl Hopper, New International Library of Group Analysis, Karnac, 2012. This book of essays by a team of 18 group analysts, psychoanalysts, and organizational consultants from Europe,...

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Traumatic Stress

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Traumatic Stress By Dr Douglas Kong   When your company goes through a very rough patch, such as that of a calamity or disaster, or when there are...

Coaching vs Interrogation

“Coaches asked a lot of questions, don’t they?” A friend responded when I told him about my decision to embark on a coaching career. He continued, “A friend was asked to...
The alpha group

The Alpha Group – a place for business owners, CEO’s and entrepreneurs

The Alpha Group is a place for businessmen, CEO’s and entrepreneurs to review their businesses, and move forward in meaningful way. In such an atmosphere where you are among your peers,...

Social Media -The Next Paradigm

Managing Social Media in the Work Place Peter Lye Social media is becoming so pervasive that to ignore it is tantamount to subscribing to the ostrich syndrome. As senior leaders of your companies, it...

Joseph Schooling shows us the way to success

Joseph Schooling shows us the way to success August 13 2016 was a historic day for Singapore. On this day, at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a true blue Singaporean...

996 is a Culture of Overtime

Jack Ma created controversy recently by his comments lauding overtime work and rejecting prospective employees looking for a 9 to 5 job. “To be...

The Significance of Digital Transformation

Not too long ago, we were talking about disruptive innovation. As more and more businesses began their journey in innovation aided by technology, this has now become the trend,...

Using Design Thinking for problem-solving issues in SMEs

In today’s rapidly changing world, many businesses are struggling to survive. The current business environment has been characterized as VUCA - Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. In almost every...

Why Scaling Up and Digitalization Fails

Startup businesses ought to grow in size and complexity. The expression of the business founders’ passion to meet a need in the marketplace, it should in theory grow as...