Monthly Archives: January 2018

Improving Your Productivity

As the first month of the new year comes to a close (already???), are you making good progress toward your goals? One thing many people want to do at the start of each year is to become more productive, but that means creating new habits, not simply making a mental commitment to new ways of […]

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Thinking About Flattening

In a tight labor market, where it may be hard to fill all the jobs on your table of organization, it can be tempting to identify some of those jobs as unnecessary and simply eliminate them. Very often, we focus more on removing management levels rather than front-line workers or client-facing staff. We continue to […]

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Take Charge of Your Learning

There‚Äôs an important truism regarding your professional life that you should always keep in mind: Nobody will ever care about your career development as much as you do. This is not to say that no one else cares at all. Most companies want you to do well, and should recognize the value of training and […]

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Let Yourself Be Sick

All across the northern hemisphere it seems to be cold and flu season, and this year appears to be an exceptionally bad one. When you wake up one day feeling lousy you’re going to be tempted to still go into work; the days of being a student and telling mom “I’m too sick to go […]

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High Performer vs High Potential

We often hear these two terms used interchangeably, but they aren’t the same thing. The difference is important, because it affects how you develop your employees. High Performer generally refers to someone who is great at the job they have. They are talented in their specialty, they do great work, they put in a lot […]

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5 Lessons To Help You Achieve Your 2018 Goals

Ten years ago this month I decided to take up running and run my first marathon, and two years later I set a goal of completing The Marathon Grand Slam (a marathon on all seven continents and at the North Pole). I achieved that goal in 2016, and along the way learned plenty of lessons […]

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Preventative Health

During the holidays the team spent some time in New York. Meeting up with a former client who has relocated there, our conversation moved to the topic of health care. He talked about the differences in health coverage between his US firm and his experiences in Singapore and he mentioned that, while the coverage in […]

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On the Way Back!

The Designing Leaders team was in New York and Washington DC over the New Year’s holiday. We will be spending the next 32 hours in the air and in various airports before touching down back in Manila Friday night, and we will be hitting the ground running on Monday. We have already had some great […]

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Happy New Year!!

The Designing Leaders team wishes you a very happy new year, and we look forward to working with you in 2018!! Twitter LinkedIn Facebook WhatsApp

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