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I Predicted Trump’s Win. Here’s How (Part 2)

A month before the US election, I predicted a Trump victory over Hillary Clinton. Here’s Part 2 of my reasoning:

4. The clarity effect; people voted for simplicity.

I can hardly remember what Clinton said. In contrast, we remember Trump’s slogans far more vividly. He distilled his message into simple points, like “Build the Wall” and “Make America Great Again.” His simple (perhaps simplistic), ‘grade-school’ (primary school) language resonated with the average American audience—rather than Clinton’s flowery, conceptual and intellectual rhetoric. Read more

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How Trump Won…A Singaporean Leader’s Perspective (Part 1)

“I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be president for all of Americans.” – Donald Trump, President-Elect

“This is painful and it will be for a long time.” – Hillary Clinton

In the most divisive presidential election in US history, the 2016 season ended in a totally unprecedented, completely unexpected way. Very few would have predicted Donald John Trump’s victory. Read more

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What’s Wrong With Employees and Companies Today?…The Challenge of Emotional Engagement (Part 3)

This week, we will examine the final 2 factors that create problems in the corporate world today:

  1. Ignoring the Aspirations of Generation Y

Another key demotivating factor of today’s leadership is the inability to appreciate the aspirations of the Gen-Y (or ‘millennial’) workforce. Young people form an enormous but largely untapped workforce, as the technological and social opportunities they have make them very different from the generations before them. Read more

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What’s Wrong With Employees and Companies Today?…The Challenge of Emotional Engagement (Part 2)

This week, we continue to examine 2 other factors that challenge organizations’ stability and growth today:

3. A Culture of Outrageous Materialism and Salary

We’re caught in this rat race because we want more than we have. It’s certainly true that prices are rising, and the cost of living in most countries will keep increasing. Inflation will grow faster than salary. Read more

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What’s Wrong With Employees and Companies Today?…The Challenge of Emotional Engagement (Part 1)

“The most highly engaged organizations do not get that way by accidents; it takes proper execution, hard work, and perseverance.” – Ed O’Boyle and Jim Harter, Gallup

“Under the blazing sun of money, all other values shine palely.”

How many people actively engage with their work? Let’s not ask if they enjoy it, but rather if they are dedicatedenough to put heart and soul into it. Read more

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