• branding
  • Become An Influencer

    Become an influencer

    11 years ago, in the home office of my two-bedroom apartment, I started a magazine. It was called HR Matters and it was a quarterly human resource publication. There was no other HR magazine at the time in Malaysia. Here I was, an ex-lawyer turned entrepreneur, delivering executive education programmes in the Klang Valley deciding […]

  • career
  • Creating a Compelling Presence on LinkedIn

    Creating a Compelling Presence on LinkedIn

    Presence is more than just being there – Malcolm Forbes Take a good look at the headshot above. Congrats to the photographer who so beautifully captured this gentleman but also to the man himself for being so open, positive and brimming with energy. What’s great about this photo? First, absolutely great lighting, of course. But […]

  • career
  • What Am I Doing Wrong?

    What am I doing wrong?

    Unemployed and still looking for a job Some years back, I came across an earnest post by a Solution Specialist on one of the HR groups on LinkedIn. Bob (not his real name) had been unemployed for almost two years, after the printing company he was working for closed down. He had been in the […]

  • writing
  • How to Begin the Writing Process

    How to Begin the Writing Process

    [ Differentiating between writing and editing ] In Writing Your First Article, we took a look at a number of different elements pertaining to the task of writing. We dealt with how to overcome fear, the importance of making a plan and how to go about choosing topics that make the most sense for you. […]

  • mindfulness
  • Just Start

    Just Start

    [ Making it happen ] It’s more likely than not that you’ve got a ton on your plate already and you’re struggling to get even more accomplished. It feels like things don’t seem to end, you complete one project or task only to have it replaced with yet another one. It’s typically in moments like […]