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Quality Through Collaboration

Quality Through Collaboration

In the Strategy Day earlier in the year, everyone from the Kadence Singapore team met to discuss about the direction and strategies for the office in 2018.

Looking for new Ideas. You need Space.

Looking for new Ideas. You need Space.

A popular statistic that was circulated a few years ago is that ‘65% of children entering primary school now – will be in jobs that did not exist 10 or even 5 years ago’.

Seven benefits of displayed thinking that can produce better ideas

Seven benefits of displayed thinking that can produce better ideas

What do you think of when I say the word ‘chair’?

Chances are that you think of the basic construct of a chair – legs, a seated platform, and a back. But beyond that what you imagine and what I imagine could be completely different. You may be thinking of a padded chair, more like a sofa, whereas I could be thinking of a rocking chair. Or you could be thinking of an office chair and me a garden chair.

Think On Paper – Monotasking the Creative Process

Think On Paper – Monotasking the Creative Process

Edward de Bono said it best in his now world famous book, the six thinking hats, ‘the main difficulty in thinking is confusion. We try to do too much at once.’ Humans can’t multitask. That’s not a new insight, all the way back to Adam Smith’s Division of Labor, and before, people have decried our inability to do lots of things at the same time.

Take A Load Off - 3 tips to avoid losing your audience

Take A Load Off - 3 tips to avoid losing your audience

It’s hard to keep paying attention during a presentation. According to molecular biologist, John Medina, a person’s maximum concentration is ten minutes. And that is, according to Medina, a presentation of ‘medium interest, not too boring and not too exciting.’

Staying productive when flying

Staying productive when flying

The golden era of travel. A time when people would dress up in their best suit and tie and were treated like royalty just for stepping onto a plane.

Get it done, not perfect

Get it done, not perfect

I recently rediscovered the Manifesto of Done, an ode to getting things ticked off. It’s a little old now, but if you haven’t seen it then I would thoroughly recommend giving it a read. The emphasis is on getting things done, rather than worrying that what you’re creating isn’t perfect.