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What is influence and what are influencing skills?

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June 19th, 2018

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As organisational hierarchies and layers diminish, developing personal effectiveness and influencing skills is essential in today’s workplace. Success and outcomes can only be achieved through, with and from others.  Being able to influence without formal authority is an essential skill, and we cannot do this without confidence, clarity of purpose and the communication skills to […]

The future for HR is agile, systemic and here

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April 30th, 2018

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A systems thinking definition In a recent article for HR Magazine Paul Walley gave a useful definition of systemic thinking as: “an approach to problem-solving that sees complex entities as a series of components with each part interacting with and influencing the rest. The approach can be applied to managing organisations: the various divisions, units […]

The innovation equation

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July 23rd, 2015

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The fact that innovation remains key to organisational success in Singapore has never been clearer with our research highlighting that four of the top five organisational challenges requires them to innovate. Innovation is not about a linear process, it’s an unpredictable journey that takes the gem of an idea through to something that adds value.   […]

Infographic: 8 Key Actions to improve talent management and productivity in Singaporean SMEs

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February 3rd, 2015

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Infographic: Five ways to improve your resilience

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December 1st, 2014

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Download a jpg version                                               Roffey Park has a range of resources on the topic of resilience including an online tool to measure your own resilience capability.  Visit our resilience pages to find […]