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  • Man on the move

    17-Apr-15 : Santit “Pear” Jirawongkraisorn is the co-founder and managing director of lalamove (available for download on the App Store; visit www.lalamove.com or fb.com/lalamovethailand), a Hong Kong-based de...

  • Using employee assessment to build a better organisation

    6-Apr-15 : When the going gets tough, the tough get going. The saying rings especially true in the world of business. Business leaders who reflect on the economic meltdowns of 1997 and 2008, for example, will...

  • When people do a good job, let them know

    30-Mar-15 : 'Coach Kriengsak, last time you assigned me to ask my six direct reports what was the one thing I should change to help make them more effective. Surprisingly, all of them said I needed to complime...

  • How to give feedback more effectively

    23-Mar-15 : 'Coach Kriengsak, I want to improve my feedback," Poj tells me. "I just read the 360-degree feedback report from all of the people who work around me. If there's one area where there's quite a cons...

  • Plastic fit for purpose

    23-Mar-15 : Plastic containers come in many shapes, sizes and uses: from packing ready-to-eat meals and snacks to storing leftovers.  But until quite recently, plastic containers for food were not popu...

  • Integrating coaching and teaching

    16-Mar-15 : After 38 years in the corporate world including 11 successful years in Thailand, Frederic Borgoltz decided to change careers, from retail business executive to executive coach. For the past...

  • Delivering feedback in an acceptable manner

    12-Mar-15 : When I first started working as a corporate employee some 30 years ago, there was no such practice as feedback as we know it today. We worked according to what our direct supervisor told us to do. ...

  • A happy workplace proves to be a successful one

    11-Mar-15 : While organisations strive to be profitable, the key question is whether the organisation's success is sustainable in the long run. Organisations recognised as the best employers not o...

  • Coaching a CEO to be a coach

    9-Mar-15 : 'Coach Kriengsak, you've been coaching me for the past six months," Darin says. "This is our last session, so I want to talk about coaching my direct reports." "Khun Darin, what do you have...

  • Inside the mind of a manager: Do I really need to change?

    26-Feb-15 : We are all familiar with the saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” which advises people not to change anything as long as it still works. It is a conventional way of thinking though. Although ...