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by woon on 10 March, 2018 - 16:03

The word “meetings” cast fear in the hearts of many but let’s face it, the workplace is filled with meetings and those by a different name – conference, townhall, powwow, get-together, panel, round-table, summit, workshop, session, gathering, huddle (gasp!)… and more.

by woon on 19 October, 2017 - 15:49

Let’s have some fun and pick pearls of wisdom from Adele’s “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”, because we know a jaunty song from Adele is pretty rare to start with. This month’s post takes inspiration from her song and applies it to the importance of saying goodbye with attitude, blame, but most of all, forgiveness.

by woon on 27 July, 2017 - 16:15

If you’re thinking of switching careers, here are some key factors to consider.

by woon on 6 December, 2016 - 03:51

18 months
4 beings
1 big move
multiple changes, challenges and adaptations later…

just PLAY (purpose, learn, appreciate and yearn)

by woon on 6 July, 2016 - 13:56

I often get asked what defines a great leader and how will we know if a team is working optimally. Much has been written about the former point of leadership, but less about the signs of a great team. Therefore I dedicate this blog to this topic with 3 simple milestones on what great teamwork feels and looks like.

Milestone 1: Trust and Respect

A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of the others. ~ Norman Shidle

by woon on 21 June, 2016 - 11:29

Yoga, Meditation and the Breath

I started noticing my breath consciously when learning yoga – at the physically demanding ashtanga courses I took in my early 20s, the seemingly simple yet demanding hatha yoga I soon loved since my mid 20s, the hot and sweaty bikram yoga that motivated me in my early 30s, the iyenga and vinyasa yoga teacher’s certification I received in my mid 30s and now, being in my last year of 30s, I simply practice yoga – doesn’t matter the style of yoga, I just get on my mat and focus on the breath.