A WhatsApp Group is not a Team because…
Notification, you are added to a WhatsApp Group. WhatsApp groups have become a common way for teams to communicate. And being added to a WhatsApp group often gives us a sense of belonging. It fulfills one of the strongest human desires, to belong. However, a group can never be a team because quiet often it overlooks inclusion.And when inclusion is ignored, you…

Cost Saving Not at the Cost of Brand Experience
In an uncertain world, we seek for certainty. When managing business profitability, cost saving strategy brings that certainty and as result we latch on to it. And then we build tactics around the strategy of cost saving.  Here are some tactics of a 5 Star Hotel to live the cost saving strategy: Remove coffee and tea urns and replace them with sachets…

Why just reading a book rarely works for me ?
I am sure I do not need to justify why reading is a great habit but just reading alone rarely works for me. I have been reading for a while now but what I have noticed is that in about 6 months time the book I have already read  becomes new to me. What does that mean?  That means I have forgotten…

Storytelling Passes the Productivity Test 4 of 10
When it comes to Enterprise Social Networking (ESN)  which promises to increase an enterprise’s productivity, my experience has been pretty bad. As a result, I didn’t believe they added value but Elena Luk’yanenko who is a Customer Success Manager, APAC,Microsoft,Productivity Cloud Solutions proves me wrong in this cafe chat. Before we begin.. What is Enterprise Social Network (ESN)? “ESN, is like any…

“Saving $500,000 via Knowledge Sharing Storytelling, is hardly something to shrug off”
My last blog featured Knowledge Sharing story of Marty Davis from NASA. Now, you may wonder WHAT IS THE ROI of knowledge sharing ? My answer is in another story from NASA… After Marty Davis’s Story got published in the Ask Magazine, a supervisor from a different centre of NASA read it and took the article to Sue Mortil who had experienced…