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Agile Leaders Conversations Ep 17 – Mr Raymond Tay, Change Coach, HR Leader

Every leader has a preferred style of leading but is that your winning formula? As your organization evolves, there’s a need to check yourself and your environment to verify that your formula will help you continue to win.

In this episode of Agile Leaders Conversations, I interview Change Coach and Human Resource Leader, Mr Raymond Tay for his views. Hear his advice to develop your winning leadership formula.

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Why Soft Skills Are About ‘Being’ First And ‘Doing’ Second

This article originally appeared as a Council Post on Forbes here.

Kurt Vonnegut once said, “I am a human being, not a human doing.”

Leaders have already realized the importance of developing soft skills in their next-in-line leaders to increase the business’s bottom line. According to a McKinsey survey, large-scale reskilling is a concern and priority for 82% of C-suite executives worldwide. Organizations in advanced economies are expected to reskill tens of millions of mid-career, middle-age workers within the next 5-10 years with a shift to focus on more social and emotional skills along with advanced cognitive skills.

However, more than once, I have heard senior leaders lament that they have not seen a return on their investment in developing employees. So what’s wrong?

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Three Ways Agile Leaders Can Communicate An Evolving Vision Post-Pandemic

This article originally appeared as a Council Post on Forbes here.

Leading is an uphill task. 

The difficulty is not only from the never-ending journey of self-mastery. As businesses and governments face unprecedented post-pandemic challenges in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, leaders also have to take care of the evolving needs of employees. To rise to the challenge and continue to thrive, leaders must be resilient and agile. To do so, according to an article by World Economic Forum, they can “start by anticipating what success looks like at the end of the recover phase — how their business will thrive for the long-term — then guide their teams to execute an outcome-based set of sprints to get there with agility.”