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A Blog Eat Blog World

A Blog Eat Blog World

The world of communications has been revolutionised and is going to continue to be revolutionised. The question is – do you blog? We live in a world where the ability to communicate in an instant is at our fingertips. Gone are the days where we had to rely on the postal service, listen to the […]

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The Art of Negotiation

The Art of Negotiation

Job descriptions often list negotiation skills as a desirable asset for job candidates, but the ability to negotiate requires a collection of interpersonal and communication skills used together to bring a desired result. Here are five essential negotiation tips for success. 1. Break down the mental barriers The founder of modern capitalism, Adam smith, once […]

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The Power of Customer Loyalty

The Power of Customer Loyalty

Written by on October 31, 2014 in Engagement, featured on app, Learning and Development with 0 Comments

Ian Dewer, The North Face Power of emotional Loyalty The North Face is one of the most successful outdoor product companies of its time. However, the majority of their customers buy from their stores less than twice a year. So, how do they make money? Ian Dewer shares his the secrets to their success: customer […]

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The Importance of CSR in the Workplace

The Importance of CSR in the Workplace

Employee engagement, retention and training are vital to success within company teams. Yet every company takes a different route in a bid to engage and retain their employees. We consider the role of Corporate Social Responsibility and the gravitas it holds. In recent years Corporate Social Responsibility has grown to be seen as a vital […]

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leadership

Top 5 Tips on leadership for small businesses

Top 5 Tips on leadership for small businesses

Written by on October 31, 2014 in Events, featured on app, Leadership with 0 Comments

There is no end to leadership. No matter how experienced you may be, it is a road with no end. We are constantly learning what it takes to be a great leader, and what is good and what is bad. It is irrelevant how big or small your business is: whether you are among one […]

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Inequality in the Workplace: “Who’s minding the kids?”

Inequality in the Workplace: “Who’s minding the kids?”

Written by on October 17, 2014 in elearning, featured on app, Leadership, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Women have made great strides in the workplace, but inequality for both sexes still persists. The leaps and bounds that were being made during the 20th Century are very little to be seen for both women and men in the 21st Century. Without a doubt the status of women within education and the workforce has […]

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learning and development

Come face-to-face with other HR professionals at a Terrapinn Training event

Come face-to-face with other HR professionals at a Terrapinn Training event

Written by on September 26, 2014 in Events, featured on app, Learning and Development with 0 Comments

HR professionals come face-to-face Recently, Terrapinn Training has just completed an exclusive 3 Day MBA in Human Capital Management training workshop alongside with Mr Edward Fonng in Brunei. 6 HR professionals from various company backgrounds had attended the training session. Besides learning and enriching from different case studies and discussions, attendees were also given the […]

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Guest post: How your professional development is vital to a company’s growth

Guest post: How your professional development is vital to a company’s growth

Written by on September 23, 2014 in Engagement, featured on app, Learning and Development with 0 Comments

The Learning & Development (L&D) budget is often the first to go when cuts need to be made. However, this action represents a fundamental misunderstanding of the way business works in a modern, globalised knowledge economy – to understand the true cost of cutting your training budget click here. Your professional development is vital to […]

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How to engage your employees – Part 2 : 5 ways to engage your employees

How to engage your employees – Part 2 : 5 ways to engage your employees

Written by on May 29, 2014 in Engagement, Featured Videos with 0 Comments

  Does employee engagement by the company equate to how engaged the employees actually feel? How much does your company value employee engagement? Below are 5 ways to engage your employees. 1. Ensure employees know their organization’s vision, mission and values By ensuring your employees are aware, they would have a better idea on what […]

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Top Employers Institute: The Return on Investment of Human Resources

Top Employers Institute: The Return on Investment of Human Resources

Written by on January 29, 2014 in Engagement, featured on app, Featured Videos with 0 Comments

I hope you will enjoy this video developed by the CRF Institute (now Top Employers) about the tangible return on investment in human resources – namely employees. As the video explains: “CEOs often claim that “Our Human Capital is our most important asset….” But if human capital truly is an asset, why doesn’t it appear […]

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Interview: Emlyn Amaya, 3 Day MBA in Project Finance Modelling

Interview: Emlyn Amaya, 3 Day MBA in Project Finance Modelling

Written by on July 7, 2014 in Events, featured on app, Learning and Development with 0 Comments

In our new series, we’re interviewing Terrapinn Training course attendees to find out what they really think of the workshops they’ve attended. Next up is Emlyn Amaya, who recently attended the 3 Day MBA in Project Finance Modelling in Singapore. Read on to find out why she chose the workshop and what he got out […]

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Cheers to 10 years of Terrapinn Training!

Cheers to 10 years of Terrapinn Training!

Over 60 senior executives and HR professionals attended a training and development and networking event yesterday, to celebrate Terrapinn Training’s 10-year anniversary. Held at Grand Park Orchard in central Singapore, the event attracted attendees from over 40 companies, including AIG, BP, Google, Novartis, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS, and many more. Interesting mix of speakers and […]

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Match & More: Morrisons Loyalty

As Morrisons tackle customer loyalty; we consider if the new loyalty scheme has come a little too late for the supermarket middleweight Morrison’s, the UK Supermarket Chain has announced the imminent arrival of its loyalty card scheme in a bid to drive lagging sales and remain relevant in the supermarket pricing war. The store, founded […]

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The Importance of Reputation in Business

Reputation can make or break a company; we consider the importance of reputation in business I recently read an article about John Lewis and the lengths it had gone to, to unite an out of production toy cat with its forlorn owner. The department store, renowned for its commitment to delivering on its promises, went […]

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Find out how DISC assessment tools help to nurture future leaders

“While DISC is not a new solution, its effectiveness is one that has been proven over the years, and could be explored to help overcome challenges understanding workplace behaviour”, says Mark Stuart, one of our trainer in Terrapinn Training. In his article Singapore’s disengaged workforce and the millennials published in Singapore Business Review, Mark shares […]

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