Cultivate

TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR WEEKLY 1:1

We all have them; we might dread them, and we should look forward to them, but in most cases, we need to be better prepared for them – our regular 1:1 with our manager. Your 1:1 should go beyond an open-door policy. It should be dedicated time on a regular cadence to connect and communicate […]

BETTER TO STRUGGLE THAN BE SPOON-FED

The article “To Help Your Team Grow, Give Them Space to Struggle,” published in Harvard Business Review (HBR), gave valuable insight into the need for discomfort as a catalyst for growth. Sometimes, even empathy can get in the way of helping out team take on more significant tasks. We experience this ourselves in Cultivate- be it client […]

WORK PASS PROCESSING IN SINGAPORE

•  Are you looking to hire foreign talent? •  Are you looking for how Singapore’s Work Pass system works? This post covers the basics, and the latest updates and criteria for hiring foreigners in Singapore, focusing on the most common work passes for our ecosystem – scale-up technology companies. We will examine critical differences between […]

LET’S BE HONEST WITH OURSELVES

Recognising Honesty Day which was on 30 April, got us thinking about the link between honesty and collaboration. •  How much time in a day are you collaborating? •  What is the role of truthfulness in collaboration? •  How do we ensure it is the right kind of collaboration? 🤔 According to Rob Cross’s Harvard Business […]

WORLD MUSIC DAY: LISTENING STYLES

What’s your favourite genre of music? Pop? Classical? Maybe, heavy metal or EDM? Just as we may have varying tastes in music, we also have varying listening styles. With World Music Day happening today, 21 June, we wanted to share some listening skills learned from Minehart, Symon, and Rock in the Harvard Business Review article, […]