Jess: Is there any chance for me to work in another country (virtually)?Me: Yes, sure. Over the years, increased digitalisation has created many opportunities. And the pandemic has shown organisations just how possible it is for people to work remotely. So there are a fair number of opportunities out there – remote work, short gigs […]
How Do I Not Bore My Audience to Tears?
I struggled with social media when I started. Why would I want to put myself out there? What would I say? When I thought of things I wanted to say, it made sense in my head. But writing it down, getting the first few lines in … wow, that was hard. Things that made sense […]
How You Can Build More Influence
Be clear about who you are supporting. I can’t be everything to everyone so I focus on the people I believe I can help. Of course, you can do much more but you need to showcase with clarity at least 2 – 3 things at first that you can do.
Why You Need To Build A Network
Build and grow a network around you so that you give yourself the best chance of success in building more influence.
Why I Do What I Do
Let’s assume that you’re open to building more influence and that your primary concern now is how to start. Here are three ways in which you can begin your efforts on LinkedIn.
How to Add Value to Everything You Do
One of the hardest things people struggle with, when writing articles, is achieving the right balance. The writer wants to help but they also want to ensure they don’t over-invest their time and effort in a way that leaves them short. Otherwise, they find it hard to continue and be consistent.
Creation vs Consumption
What new ideas are you bringing to the discussion?
What principles are you weighing in on?
What products are you developing?
What problems are you working on resolving?
Build More Influence
This is the transcript from the TEDx talk I delivered at TEDx UUM in March 2018. 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. […]
How to Better Engage With Your LinkedIn Network
A two-pronged approach for success: presence and engagement I’ve covered a few areas now about how to be effective on LinkedIn. I’ve looked at whether you need a LinkedIn profile and then, creating a compelling presence. I’ve also touched on how to start a conversation with someone new on LinkedIn. Here, let’s examine how to better engage […]
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 […]