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29 Jul 2021

Baht view more bearish

We forecast the baht to trade weaker over the near term given continued headwinds to the economy from Covid-19. The spread of the Delta variant has resulted in Thailand battling its worst outbreak since the pandemic began, with new cases averaging above 14,000 daily and deaths above 100.

29 Jul 2021 4
Baht view more bearish
26 Jul 2021

The power of social learning

Leaders need to empower their people and set them free to learn what they need.

26 Jul 2021
The power of social learning
19 Jul 2021

Building the skills your future business needs

How has Covid changed the skills that create success in your business?

19 Jul 2021
Building the skills your future business needs
12 Jul 2021

Reskilling at scale and speed requires focus

The ongoing disruption means much of how we do business still needs to change. This is especially true in my area of interest, helping organisations empower their people by building the capabilities they need.

12 Jul 2021
Reskilling at scale and speed requires focus
5 Jul 2021

Why and how we need to reskill at scale

Research by the US firm Gartner indicates that the number of skills needed for a single job, say in marketing or sales, has increased by 10% per year for the last four years. At the same time, 30% of the skills required for a job four years ago are no longer relevant or required. They are obsolete.

5 Jul 2021
Why and how we need to reskill at scale
28 Jun 2021

What Amazon can teach us about the right mindset

Have you read Jeff Bezos’ writings about Amazon, "Invent and Wander"? In a book based on his annual letters to shareholders, interviews and other sources, he shares great insights about the mindsets at the world’s biggest e-commerce company. They are mindsets and ways of thinking that any organisation should consider now.

28 Jun 2021 3
What Amazon can teach us about the right mindset
21 Jun 2021

In a crisis, you need an opportunity mindset

Business leaders in the present circumstances must be outward to understand what is changing and how they can be the solution and not part of the problem.

21 Jun 2021
In a crisis, you need an opportunity mindset
7 Jun 2021

Pulling together to survive and thrive

The situation we face today may seem hopeless sometimes. With newer and stronger variants of Covid-19 popping up, we often wonder how our businesses will be able to survive, let alone thrive. While it is a cliché to say that we must dig deep, it rings true in these difficult times, and to do so we need to begin with our mindset.

7 Jun 2021
Pulling together to survive and thrive
31 May 2021

Opening your mind to the new world

Just over a year ago, we began talking about how businesses would be facing a daunting “new normal” because of the coronavirus pandemic. As the first half of 2021 draws to a close, we realise now that there is no new normal, but an evolving normal.

31 May 2021
Opening your mind to the new world
29 May 2021

Optimism about US-led recovery lifts shares

Recap: US shares rose on Friday amid optimism over the prospect of economic recovery bolstered by favourable US data. Asian shares advanced in the morning with the regional benchmark heading for the best week in three months.

29 May 2021
Optimism about US-led recovery lifts shares