Tag / Media training
News • Oct 09, 2020 08:10 +08
CEO of milk producer Japfa, Tan Yong Nang, uses clever analogies to get his points across, and his quip about baijiu had us in stitches.
News • Oct 03, 2020 13:55 +08
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.
News • Oct 03, 2020 13:54 +08
The Singapore Exchange has had a string of bad news in recent months, but CEO Loh Boon Chye dealt with them well in his on-camera interview on ChannelNews Asia.
News • Oct 03, 2020 13:53 +08
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.
News • Oct 03, 2020 13:53 +08
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.
News • Oct 03, 2020 12:58 +08
Ho Kwon Ping's CNBC interview shows how candour creates credibility
Press releases • Jul 29, 2020 09:42 +08
Hong Bao Media (HBM) is thrilled to announce that the Asia Pacific Association of Communications Directors (APACD) is supporting the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards this year.
Blog posts • Jul 24, 2020 17:10 +08
The Singapore Tourism Board’s two planned hybrid business events raise the question: will delegates attend in person, or prefer to take part in a virtual event from home? The upshot of this for communications specialists is to make people feel included, irrespective of where they are joining from. Here are five changes to the ways events will be run in future.
Press releases • Jul 20, 2020 21:17 +08
Hong Bao Media is pleased to launch an influencer-led campaign, hashtag #SGReadyForBusiness, to help Singapore SMEs communicate their unique business value to their target customers, and survive the Covid-related economic downturn. Business owners are invited to use our automated pitch generator at https://www.hongbaomedia.com/sgreadyforbusiness to create a one-minute on-camera script.
Blog posts • Nov 11, 2019 07:35 +08
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.
Blog posts • Nov 04, 2019 07:35 +08
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.
Blog posts • Oct 21, 2019 08:56 +08
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?
Blog posts • Oct 15, 2019 08:15 +08
Please can we retire "Before I start" from keynote presenters' vocabularies. Fact is, when you say these words, by definition you've already started! Here are some of the most egregious abuses of the phrase. And some replacement options.
Blog posts • Oct 14, 2019 08:54 +08
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?
News • Sep 30, 2019 08:35 +08
Our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 this week brought us back to the eighties with an interview with Popular Holding’s CEO Chou Cheng Ngok, discussing how he started the book store chain, and the challenges he faced over the years.
HBM launches CliftonStrengths-powered coaching to help senior executives overcome fear of public speaking
Press releases • Sep 23, 2019 11:20 +08
By applying CliftonStrengths coaching techniques, our Gallup-certified Principal Coach and HBM Managing Director Mark Laudi is able to help even the most introverted executive tap into their natural talents and get comfortable in front of live audiences or on camera.
News • Feb 02, 2019 10:56 +08
The Malaysian Youth and Sports Minister's recent appearance on the BBC's HardTalk program was impressive, and while there is always room for improvement it was in many ways exemplary for other local business and political leaders. His interview technique embodies these key learnings.
Blog posts • Nov 30, 2018 08:14 +08
Two companies say something explosive to customers, but we see two different reactions by social media users. In the first story, Kolkata's South City Mall criticises a nursing mother for breastfeeding on its premises – and is pilloried. In the second, DHL criticises the recipient of a parcel for complaining about a late delivery, yet users come to DHL's rescue.
Blog posts • Nov 29, 2018 15:14 +08
It's ten years since marketers took to content marketing in a big way, producing credible, thought-leading video content to engage their current and prospective customers, and to drive sales. Now, another trend is ready for the big time: live video webcasts.