“Prepare an umbrella before the rain” is a proverb used to perfectly describe the importance of having a well-documented crisis management plan to an organisation.

Have you ever thought about how would your organisation continue to function one day if, for instance, your office is burnt down “touch wood” or one of organisation’s very key employee struck a jackpot and resigned within 24 hours, how would the business continue to operate?

A crisis can strike any organisation at any time, therefore advance planning is crucial to ensure the survival of an organisation.

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Due to work and other chores that we have to complete in our daily lives, it is easy to make full use of the odd time-off to relax and be a couch potato. Add binge eating the various kinds of snacks available nowadays to the equation, you’ll have the perfect formula for obesity. Trust me, I’ve been there.

Read More The Mental Benefits of Working Out

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In view of the recent national spotlight on corruption, Group Internal Audit decided to take on fraud as the key topic for our annual workshop this year.

Read More What The Fraud!

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Hopped on the blogging bandwagon yet? This is my very first blog entry so I am trying to wrap my head around an appropriate format and tempo to adopt by reading what seasoned bloggers do. Learning from others never cease to bring a wealth of insights that’s for sure!

As Head of Human Resources, I am constantly faced with a myriad of people related challenges stemming from personality conflicts, indiscipline, lack of or worse still, zero integrity, below par performance and of late, depression, which had crept silently into the work place unnoticed.

Read More Managing in the Age of Digitalisation

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We must train our people! We need competent employees!

Despite acknowledging people need to be trained, most of us seem to feel that training employees is a job that should be left to others. Most myths that linger in today’s organisation are not true; so, let’s go through some of the common myths versus the reality of learning and development.

Read More Myths vs Reality of Learning & Development

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What better way to make Malaysia Day more memorable than to give back, make a difference and doing good for the community? That could be anything from volunteering at a soup kitchen or selling goodies at a fundraising event.

This is what 53 volunteers from Kuching Toastmasters Club, corporate partners, friends and family did! They volunteered as facilitators to mentor 175 students from 23 schools in Kuching, Bau and Kota Samarahan at the 7th Kuching Toastmasters Youth Communication Camp held at Kem Juara, Serian.

Read More TEAM – Together Everyone Achieves More at the 7th Kuching Toastmasters Youth Communication Camp

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I smile each time I reminisce about my running journey. I still have vivid memories of the 1st CMS Health Run at Tunku Putra School back in 2012. I was in pain and had literally collapsed the minute I reached home! There and then, I decided to make health a priority (err, clearly I was in poor shape) and to do that I needed to make time for exercise.

Read More Running the Streets of Kuching

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