Conflicts

  • Is Your Boss A Toxic Leader?

    By John Ng

    I have always been fascinated with political leaders like Hosni Mubarak. He was the President of Egypt for 30 years from 1981 to 2011. He started as a military officer with an aspiration to lift Egypt out of economic doldrums and became an international statesman, a trusted Western ally.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Emotionally Unhealthy Spirituality

    By Peter Scazzero

    “Pete, I’m leaving the church,” my wife Geri had muttered quietly. I sat still, too stunned to respond. “I can’t take any more of this stress – the constant crisis,” she continued. Geri had been more than patient. I had brought home constant pressure and tension from church, year after year. Now the woman I […]

  • Mixed Messages Create Chaos

    By Dr Scott Cormode

    The Adult Education committee at my small church consists of the pastor, a retired couple, and me. Everything is very personal, as it often is in a small church. We plan out the speakers for our Adult Ed Sunday School class. We start by asking for ideas. One time, one of the laypeople suggested something […]

Daily Quotes

Having a good idea is not enough — communicating these ideas is of utmost importance. The willingness to take time and effort to outline your approach and expected outcome helps to establish a commitment to a collective goal through teamwork.

David Wong, Deputy Chief Executive at the Bank of China (Hong Kong)
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