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CAKE LABS Kicks Off Toastmasters!

Articles 24 June 2016

Toastmasters has always been a well esteemed organization that practices and promotes the art of public speaking, leadership and knowledge sharing. With this vision set forth, the CAKE LABS Toastmasters Club kicked off its mock inaugural meeting this week at the Engineering Center. The CAKE LABS Toastmasters Club was idealized with the objective of teaching

CAKE LABS Kicks Off Toastmasters!

CAKE LABS 24 June 2016

Toastmasters has always been a well esteemed organization that practices and promotes the art of public speaking, leadership and knowledge sharing. With this vision set forth, the CAKE LABS Toastmasters Club kicked off its mock inaugural meeting this week at the Engineering Center. The CAKE LABS Toastmasters Club was idealized with the objective of teaching

What is Toastmasters?

CAKE LABS 23 June 2016

In this Innovation Session Ashaff Hussain from the Payments team, along with Romith Jinawardena and Jeremy Carvalho from the Monetization team give an introduction and explanation on the fundamentals of Toastmasters. Commonly known to the wider audience as a collective club of public speaking, Toastmasters in fact is not just about public speaking. Toastmasters was

The Science of Team Performance

The Science of Team Performance

Sysco LABS 24 November 2015

Excellent teamwork is one of the most crucial factors which contribute to the success of any project or organisation. This Innovation Session by Leapset’s Senior Director of Engineering and Architecture Anjana Somathilake, takes a glance into the science of team performance. The session discussed the skills of managing yourself in a team and the way

Behavioral Interviewing

Behavioral Interviewing

Sysco LABS 7 September 2015

Do interviews help employers select the best employees for the job? In last week’s Innovation Session, Leapset’s Senior Director at Engineering, Anjana Somathilake spoke of ways an employer can select the best candidate by applying behavioral interviewing techniques, and the importance of factors which play a key role in employee selection, such as teamwork skills,

Fostering an Apex Culture

Fostering an Apex Culture

Sysco LABS 3 November 2014

A special innovation session was held this Friday by Leapset’s Managing Director, Shanil Fernando. Shanil spoke about implementing an apex culture at Leapset, a culture where Leapsetters aspire to be apex achievers; the best in their field. He also spoke about some of the greatest achievers in the tech world and how they got to where

How smart are you really?

How smart are you really?

Sysco LABS 15 August 2014

You may have high IQ but how smart are you really? In this presentation our Director of Architecture and Engineering, Anjana Somathilake, delves into the theory of multiple intelligences (Howard Gardner); explaining all the different ways in which a person can be smart, and how developing different intelligences is key to success in your career.

Conflict Resolution

Conflict Resolution

Sysco LABS 8 April 2014

This video is of a presentation by Rasika Karunatilake, Leapset’s General Manager, and head of shared services. It is from a presentation made to the students of the University of Colombo, on the practice of conflict resolution. A must watch for anyone who has a career in an organization or plans to.

The Box

The Box

Sysco LABS 18 January 2014

This video is from one of Leapset’s ‘Innovation Sessions’; a weekly presentation series in which Leapsetters deliver talks on the hottest topics in Tech today.  This presentation is by one of our Tech Leads, Romith Jinawardana, It deals with the concept of ‘Out of the Box’ thinking: what it really means and what it means