About Ebnu Etheris

As an experiential learning (EL) educator we can assist you to achieve this with work place application and team performance in mind.Our training programs resonates team values, helping you to integrate a humanistic model to bond people, centred on organizational performance.Highly evaluated by senior executives and managers. This includes programs we have conducted on leadership, service bootcamp and team building training for MNCs and governmental organizations in Singapore. We have worked with the best and the brightest folks in these sectors.

How to avoid “groupthink” with your teams

Bridgewater as a company build a culture to avoid groupthink. Building this culture will entail practices that will allow for employees to share feedback openly without any fear. As companies battle challenges from the pandemic to having to traverse a future that is murky. [...]

By |2020-09-16T09:28:32+08:00September 15th, 2020|Facilitation, Strategy planning|0 Comments

Case study Bridgewater – How they avoid groupthink

Bridgewater associates was the company Adam Grant cited in his book "Originals" who very much cut across the grind to avoid groupthink. Here is a company founded in 1975, with their HQ based in Connecticut, handles 170 billion dollars in investment funds. The [...]

By |2020-07-17T11:37:10+08:00July 15th, 2020|Management styles, Strategy planning|0 Comments

Originals – How we get stuck, a summary of my main thoughts

The book by Adam Grant, "Originals: How non conformists move the world" was immensely insightful to me. The examples shared and specifically resisting the status quo or the default is the hallmark of the originals. For me parts of this book that resonated [...]

By |2020-07-15T13:15:55+08:00June 17th, 2020|Book reviews|0 Comments

Valuair Airlines – from flying high to abandoning ship

We started with pomp and pageantry. We had in place a formidable team of pilots that I got to know. I was hired in as the Manager for Crisis Planning and training in flight ops, was [...]

By |2020-02-12T07:32:28+08:00January 6th, 2020|Management styles, Random ramblings|0 Comments

Active Book Dialogue

ABD is the futuristic reading method, developed by Sotaro Takenuouchi, that revolutionized the habit of reading and getting people to love books. This is done through the process of reading and sharing and repeating that process as you present. This includes, getting a [...]

By |2019-10-23T11:48:56+08:00October 22nd, 2019|Activities, OD Tools, Strategy planning|0 Comments

What is strategy for you?

Harvard Business Review shared that 80% of organizations fail in executing their planned strategies.  Organizations start and fizzle their strategy planning sessions with charts, ppts on KPIs and excel spreadsheets on what they have done in the past.  More importantly 95% of employees [...]

By |2020-08-27T11:57:39+08:00October 5th, 2019|Activities, OD Tools, Strategy planning|0 Comments

Perfection seen with this Team

We have conducted this many times with senior managers in the strategy planning retreats. This task is complex requires fixing movable parts, and coding commands to get a robotic vehicle to move. Very rarely, teams are able to perfect the execution of this task. [...]

By |2019-11-25T12:26:13+08:00September 23rd, 2019|Activities, Strategy planning|0 Comments
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