Partnership

  • Redefining Team-Win: The Making of a Great Team

    By Dr John Ng

    “We were more selfish as players (in the past). I wanted to do everything but it’s a different game these days.” – Diego Maradona Argentinian soccer great “It shows you that a team is not just one player. A player can win the tournament for you, like Argentina with Maradona [in 1996] but, in the end, everything […]

  • Committed Friendship

    By Peter Chao

    Sydney Smith reminds us that “life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love, and be loved, is the greatest happiness of existence.” Meaningful relationships certainly contribute to a person’s well being and heighten personal fulfillment. In his research, Alan Loy McGinnis found that “friendship is the springboard to every other love. People with […]

  • Understand Factors Affecting Conflict (Part 2)

    By Dr John Ng

    Conflicts are dominated by certain major factors that create or aggravate a situation. We need to confront these factors squarely, one at a time.

  • Helping a man going though tough situations

    The Gift of Mentoring: How Do We Enjoy A Mentoring Relationship?

    By Dr John Ng

    Leaders need mentors. Those who lead can be the loneliest people. We need mentors who can share our challenges and struggles, yet accepting us as we are.

  • Understand Factors Affecting Conflict (Part 1)

    By Dr John Ng

    Conflicts are dominated by certain major factors that create or aggravate a situation. We need to confront these factors squarely, one at a time.

  • Hands form strong bonds to represent shared leadership

    Leadership Is To Be Shared

    By Michael Tan

    The fruit of success will be sweeter if it is not just a single person calling the shots. In his book, Empowered Leaders, Hans Finzel writes, “The leader’s first task is to build a leadership team. Yet finding the right leaders can be the greatest challenge.” The challenges, pressure, and stress that people in leadership […]

  • ‘Smiling Tiger, Hidden Dragon’…Why Asians Avoid Conflict

    By Dr John Ng

     A thousand days at home, peace. A moment abroad, trouble.—Chinese idiom Cats have a certain demure, innocent look. They sit innocently on the couch and appear to be harmless. In fact, they want to be cuddled all the time. Tigers, too, are cats. Yes, tigers belong to the cat family. The feline kind. If tender […]

  • Buddies as Business Partners: Failures and Fruitfulness

    By Dr John Ng

    How can our friends become our business partners? Is it a mission impossible? Dr John Ng shares his insights and personal experience in building partnership.

  • How Should A Leader Handle Conflicts?

    By Michael Tan

    In Philippians 4, Paul addresses the theme of unity and deals with a conflict situation in the Church of Philippi. An argument has occurred between two leading members of the church and is apparently affecting the life of the whole congregation. The verses do not reveal all the details. But we can infer a number […]

  • Motivating the Unmotivated

    By Lawrence Leong

    Renowned football coach Lou Holz had an interesting view of self-motivation. He once said: “My task is not to motivate people to play great football. They are already motivated when they come to me. My challenge is simply not to de-motivate them.” Motivation is a word that supervisors and managers use frequently, in helping organizations […]

Daily Quotes

A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.

Nelson Mandela
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