This is an exclusive interview with Mr Lim Siong Guan, the Group President of Government of Singapore Investment Corporation on the role of leaders in a changing world. Hi Mr Lim, can you share with us how you define leadership? Leadership to me is making things happen which on their own would not happen. That means the […]
We continue to explore 3 more reasons why we procrastinate in this second part, you can click here to read part 1: 4. Complacency ‘There’s no rush’, ‘I’ll wait till the kids have left home’, ‘I’ll quit smoking in the New Year’. There always seems to be some reason why we can put off taking action today. What can […]
Let’s explore reasons why people ‘put things off’ and fail to carpe diem (seize the day) and take action in their lives. (These reasons have been inspired by my friends at The Mind Gym, www.themindgym.com) 1. Avoiding Discomfort Achieving success means that at times, we have to leave our ‘comfort zone’. We may have to move out of […]
Change leaders are not risk-takers, but opportunity shapers. And in Asia today, there is no shortage of opportunities.
The most powerful kind of leadership is when you inspire values that are inside of somebody to come out with vigor and excitement to change the world.
Leaders must realize that people will not contribute fully until they get what they need from their leaders. When leaders find the courage to care for their followers they build trust, which inspires people to give their best to fulfil corporate goals.
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.