The rules for work are clearly changing as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create numerous challenges on both professional and personal levels. To navigate the future of work, organisational leaders must focus on their most valuable asset: their people. But how can managers keep up with the constant change around them and continue to add value to their business, teams, and own role? One such way is through leveraging the benefits of Emotional Intelligence.
Training and development have often been seen as a cost, not necessarily an investment. However, research shows that training and development are not just beneficial for employees, but for employers too. We talked to Oky Ceelen, a founding partner at OML Consulting, who shares with us more about the importance of training and development, and what skills people should cultivate in this current day and age.
If you want to expand your business, new market entry is definitely an option to consider. However, like with many other investment opportunities, there are risks involved in entering a new market. We talk to Paul Tan, a partner at OML Consulting, who shares with us his insights and expertise about market entry and how businesses can make better use of their investment dollars.
In our globalised world, people are finding it increasingly important to cultivate cross-cultural skills to ensure efficient and respectful communication between international colleagues. But how exactly can we try to achieve that and how can companies leverage on Cultural Intelligence in the workplace? We talk to Miriam van der Horst, a partner at OML Consulting, who shares with us more about her experience and knowledge.
Without a doubt, the meetings and hospitality industries have been one of the most impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. What are some of the ways that the industries have implemented to help them stay afloat? We talk to Nigel Brown, one of the founding partners at OML Consulting, about both industries and the adaptations that they have had to adjust to due to current travel and meeting restrictions.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses, more than ever, are seeing the need to future-proof their companies, in order to stay on top of current trends and generate more revenue despite challenging times. However, what exactly is future-proofing and how can your organization implement future-proofing methods for your daily operations? We talk to Michel Mol,
Understanding the dimensions of culture and its impact on work Developing a global mindset Leading remote teams effectively across cultures The COVID-19 pandemic has changed work life as we used to know it. A recent survey by IBM found that prior to the COVID-19 lockdown, only 10% of individuals indicated they were working from home.