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Implementing a Digitalization Plan

  Jul 13 2020

# Marketing and Sales

Digitalization is intensely affecting every single aspect of business and organizational functions today. The pace of change is impressive and digital platforms accommodating such changes are not an exception...

The Three Virtues of Admired and Effective Leaders

  Jun 4 2020

# Leadership and Management

This post highlights three rare leadership virtues that characterize most admired and highly effective leaders. We do not normally attach these virtues or behavioral characteristics to strong leaders in the busin...

Back to Nature

  May 19 2020

# Health, Safety and Environment

I suppose everyone will agree with me, even though my theory is not supported with numbers, that lately, the hours spent in front of screens, whether smart devices, laptops, or TVs, has increased tremendously....

Soft Skills are Really the Hard Ones

  Apr 20 2020

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

Surprisingly for some, in the age of AI and algorithms the demand for soft skills is increasing more than ever. Why is that the case? And in view of this increased demand, how can modern organizations equip th...

Paper versus Digital Books Quandary

  Apr 14 2020

# Communication and Writing Skills

Let me start this piece by renewing my vows to books, whether old fashion paper type or new digital ones. This love for books makes me believe in multilateralism. Because I learned to embrace lots of changes ...

Is Compensation Analyst a Proper Title for a Payroll Officer?

  Mar 31 2020

# Human Resources and Training

The majority of us are in lockdown thanks to this pandemic they call COVID19. Firstly, I certainly hope that everyone is keeping safe and healthy. Secondly, this is a brilliant opportunity to learn and share,...

Developing an Attitude for Gratitude

  Mar 31 2020

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

It is the middle of the month of March, in the year 2020, and most of the world is starting to go into lock down as we collectively try to stop the spread of COVID-19, better known as the corona virus. School...

How to Write a Powerful Corporate Vision Statement

  Mar 31 2020

# Planning and Strategy Management

In a previous blog, I described what a company vision statement is and how powerful vision statements can be used as a guide to help the organization make decisions that align with its philosophy and set of g...

Company Vision Statements – What Is All the Fuss About?

  Mar 31 2020

# Planning and Strategy Management

Aren’t many vision statements just really a marketing statement? Aren’t most vision statements just ink on paper? Do companies really believe in their vision statements? These are the typical questions I...

Getting Through a Part-Time Online Doctorate

  Mar 30 2020

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

Recently, I wrote some thoughts about applying for a part time online doctorate. Unfortunately, studies show that more than half of part-time doctoral students do not finish their degree1. While circumstances...