Why you should Digitalize & Automate your business

In spite of government initiatives to encourage digitalization including funding support, about half of Singaporean SMEs have yet to respond positively to digitalization. And less than half of SMEs...

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,...

CEO as Super Salesman

It’s not uncommon for CEO to spend substantial part of their time with customers but is it really essential and healthy? The answer is a resounding yes but with lots of...

Coaching in Asia – Mind over Matter on Stigma

What is coaching? Eminent coach Jeffrey T Sooey; President of JTS has categorically stated being a coach is NOT equivalent to being a consultant, guru, expert, psychologist or friend. This is...

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...

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...

New Book “Conquering Stress” Out Now

"If you're in a quandary about which book to pick in the library or bookshop to read on 'Stress', this slim volume by Dr Douglas Kong has to be...

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...

How The Alpha Group can help your business thrive

SME business owners are essentially alone when it comes to the crucial decisions and crunch times about their businesses. I was at the Singapore Chinese of Commerce Annual Conference just yesterday...

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...