2011

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What is Talent?

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What is Talent? This is a question we are asked from time to time and it’s an important one – because rarely has a term been as misunderstood as that of ‘Talent’! ‘Talent’ is the key to understanding how to motivate and engage, form teams effectively, and enable consistently high performance from colleagues – so answering the question ‘what is talent?’ ’ is pretty vital to organisational success! Cells and Synapses.

Customer lifetime value (CLV) explained

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Customer Lifetime Value (or CLV) is a key metric for any business – but one that is too often ignored. This neat graphic (below), provided by kissmetrics.com , summarises in one simple chart how to calculate Customer Lifetime Value.

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Take-homes from the AIS Start-Up Weekend

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It’s been a privilege to observe and even do some mentoring on the inaugural AIS Start-Up Weekend , a collaboration between JFID , a venture capital firm based in Singapore, and Thailand’s AIS.

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The ONE thing that is holding back the human resource in Thailand…

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The ‘human resource’ in Thailand undoubtedly faces many challenges.

Executing your Strategy in Thailand and Asia

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Executing Strategy in Thailand and in Asian economies is challenging, not only because of the numerous Human Resource issues that exist here, but also, as we have seen most recently in Thailand, because of the heightened risk of natural disasters.

Pilobolus demonstrates the value of amazing teamwork

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This weeks’ Talent Talk leaves the corporate world for a few moments and enters the amazing world of teamwork and artistry of dance troupe Pilobolus.

Encouraging the Heart – Thai advertising campaign

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One of the five practices covered in The Leadership Challenge in Thailand is that of Encouraging the Heart. Encouraging the Heart can range from daily compliments at the smallest level, to recognition in front of peers on a grander level.

Maximising MBTI in Thailand

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Those of you who have enjoyed our MBTI workshops in Thailand will be delighted to know that the programme extends neatly into enhanced team development.

Performance Management in Thailand

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Human Resource Departments routinely fret about performance management (this is not only in Thailand!) - how much should we pay Person X? … And how much can we expect in return?… … What Compensation & Benefits package will motivate Person X more fully?…

How to banish those middle-management blues

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Middle management has long been known to be the key to execution in larger organisations – and in Thailand this is no different. But this recent study has shown how critical the middle management function is to the success of your organisation.

Drama at Work?

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Drama happens not only on the screen in Thailand, but also at work! If there is a lot of drama at a workplace near you, then it could be because your colleagues and team members are falling into dramatic roles

Lessons on leadership: Shackleton

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We’d like to share with our readers in the Tropics looking for a good heartwarming Christmas tale some lessons on leadership provided by one of the most acclaimed leaders of all time. Ernest Shackleton’s ill-fated expedition to the Antarctic offers lessons of courage, decisionmaking in the most difficult of circumstances, and leadership in the face of stubborn and unrelenting adversity.

Free English Test – Thailand

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If you are looking for a free English language test in Thailand, then you may be interested in the document attached below. However, for a little bit more we believe we have the most reliable way to test a candidate’s English language skills. The world’s best English language test comes to Thailand. With over 10 years of development, the Versant English language test is now available in through Talent Technologies in Thailand.

Making a presentation? – Use this key skill

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If you want to sharpen up your presentation skills in Thai or English , then this key skill needs to be at the centre of your repertoire. The skill I’m talking about is the impact message.

Leaders & Teams in Thailand

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‘What should we work on first – our leaders or our teams?’ ’ is a question we have been asked a lot recently, especially in Thailand. And the question is a very valid one, since companies are trying to upgrade the capabilities of their teams and leaders at the same time.

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Executing your Strategy in Thailand and Asia

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Executing Strategy in Thailand and in Asian economies is challenging, not only because of the numerous Human Resource issues that exist here, but also, as we have seen most recently in Thailand, because of the heightened risk of natural disasters.

Communication Matters

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This image appeared in today’s Bangkok Post, which we thought was emblatic… of something.

Talent Technologies’ Commercial Break…

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If your business presentations end up looking like this… www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcniaL5dasA. v=BcniaL5dasA. … Then you may be interested in this… Presentation Talent! gives you the tools to make your presentations shine … in only 2 days! *. Talent Technologies.

Collaboration in Thailand

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One question we are asked with surprising regularity is why collaboration in Thailand and among Thai teams is seemingly so difficult when the Thai people have a group culture.

The ‘human resource’ – explained

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With all the complexity in the human resource function, wouldn’t it be great if there was one easy visual that summed up the human resource as a whole, and served as a simple, easy-to-follow reference point for human resource selection, management and development?

New e-learning programme in Thailand

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Talent Technologies introduces The Leadership Challenge E-learning in Thailand! If your managers are frequently busy but your organisation needs to develop leadership capability urgently, then you may be interested in this e-learning programme now available in Thailand.

Slides from the 3 Essential Building Blocks of Highly-Effective Teams now up

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For those of you who were unable to attend The 3 Essential Building Blocks of Highly-Effective Teams , delivered at the Australian Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday 29th March, we have uploaded the slides in pdf format.

Corporate Training in Thailand – special offer!

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Talent Technologies is delighted to announce that it is running a special offer on select corporate training programmes (in Thailand only) with a stunning 20% discount on any programmes below which your company runs between Thursday 31st March and Tuesday 31st May 2011.

Don’t miss The Three Essential Building Blocks of Highly-Effective Teams!

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If promoting effective teams and teamwork in Thailand is important to the success of your business or workgroup, then this talk may be of interest.

Building strong teams in Thailand

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One of the key factors of effective teams is being able to get each team member playing to their strengths. This is not as easy as it seems, however, as our strengths have little to do with our academic background.

Creating winning habits

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One way to boost personal productivity is to identify the behaviours that lead to success, then make sure they become habits. We saw in an earlier article what not to do when making New Year’s resolutions.

Achieving Work/Life balance in Thailand

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Just over a year ago we introduced the simple framework we use to help individuals capture the most important areas of their lives in a way that helps them manage their time and tasks productively.

Public Speaking assignment in Thailand? – Here’s how Steve Jobs does it!

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If you have a public speaking assignment coming up in Thailand (or anywhere else for that matter!) then here’s a great clip that we use on our Presentation Talent! two day public speaking programme.

EYP next event at the British Club…

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…Don’t miss EYP’s next event Air Supply on the breezy lawns of the British Club this Thursday 17th February from 6.30pm! For great professional networking with diverse Thais and Europeans in a cordial, lively atmosphere, follow the link below! *. *. Latest News

Working with Thais, part one

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Working with Thais? – If so you may be interested in the key cultural characteristics involved in working more effectively with Thai professionals. This article deliberately ignores the ‘surface factors’ of cross-cultural behaviour.

Aptitude test

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Talent Technologies offers the Highlands Ability Battery, the world's only objective aptitude test, in Thailand. This article looks at some of the key benefits an aptitude test offers individuals and companies

Aptitude test | Thailand

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Talent Technologies offers the Highlands Ability Battery, the world's only objective aptitude test, in Thailand. This article looks at some of the key benefits an aptitude test offers individuals and companies

Management Training programs in Thailand – Special Offer

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If you are intending to run management training programs in your company in Thailand this year, then you may be interested in our special offer. As mentioned in this post, we are offering healthy discounts on 5 of our most popular

Management training programs in Thailand - special offer

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If you are intending to run management training programs in your company in Thailand this year, then you may be interested in our special offer. As mentioned in this post, we are offering healthy discounts on 5 of our most popular

Thai Presentation | Present in Thai

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Presenting in Thai? Use these techniques… Submitted by admin on Monday, 24 January 2011No Comment. If you are about to present in Thai, and would like some tips to give your presentation punch, this recent post on BBC is worth a read

Presenting in Thai? Use these techniques…

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If you are about to present in Thai, and would like some tips to give your presentation punch, this recent post on BBC is worth a read. The article shares the presentation secrets John F Kennedy used to such great effect throughout his

Empowerment in Thailand

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Empowerment is a big issue in Thailand, and given the way the nation and its culture have developed, we can understand why. But ask Thai employees whether they feel empowered, and many will say they do not

Empowerment in Thailand

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Empowerment is a big issue in Thailand, and given the way the nation and its culture have developed, we can understand why. But ask Thai employees whether they feel empowered, and many will say they. [[ This is a content summary only

Motivation and Employee Engagement in Thailand

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Just as customer engagement has two drivers, so does employee engagement. And understanding these two drivers is key to creating the platform for employee motivation in Thailand. When describing the forces of employee motivation