Top Glove’s Dr Lim Wee Chai scores a knockout with his glove
Dr Lim Wee Chai of Top Glove dons a glove and talks clearly about his company's ambitions
Sunny Verghese gets balance between business and humanitarian issues right
Olam International is facing "four big shocks" to its business, but in a CNBC interview CEO Sunny Verghese finds the right balance in also addressing humanitarian issues.
Seah Kian Peng's adept Covid communications check out
Consumers fighting over toilet paper has become a defining image of the Covid lockdowns - and NTUC Fairprice CEO Seah Kian Peng reflects expertly on all the craziness in his supermarkets.
Eric Chua nails YouthTech interview with conviction
We rarely nominate politicians to these awards, to avoid any allegations of bias. But we can't help but nominate Eric Chua, Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, who displays excellent presentation skills, not least of which is the conviction with which he speaks.
2020 Foresight: New threats make crises inevitable
Seriously now, how many companies understand the new risks they face, much less how to communicate when crisis strikes? In the 2020s, all companies will be at risk, not just oil and gas, transport, food and pharmaceuticals. Companies which are not naturally exposed have a massive blind spot to these.
2020 Foresight: The rise of Megadata
If the 2010s were the decade of cloud computing and big data, the 2020s will see a torrential downpour. But big data is worth little if you can’t derive business outcomes from it. Therefore, how that data is presented also has to evolve.
2020 Foresight: Can you prove your CEO didn’t say this?
Read the headline again. Isn’t it crazy that in the 2020s your corporate communications team is going to have to grapple with such strange media enquiries. The apps to create such videos are already available. Worse, you are going to field calls from pranksters extorting ransoms in exchange for not releasing such videos.
2020 Foresight: Climate change will force companies to switch to live webcasts
Climate change is forcing organisations to rethink how they do business. Instead of sending their executives on overseas trips, companies will be “flight shamed”. But business must go on, so many will turn to live webcasting. But are you ready to get in front of the camera?
2020 Foresight: How to compete with Artificial Intelligence
The 2020s will see more smart machines such as house cleaning robots, self-driving cars and autonomous drones. What are the implications for us mere mortals?