“Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart and feet – thinking, saying, feeling and doing the same thing – consistently. This builds trust and followers love leaders they can trust.”
We continue to explore Nurturing the Millennials (Part Three) in this third part, you can click here to read part one and here to read part two. So, with all these challenges, how do we connect with the Millennials? 1) Establish CREDIBILITY through Integrity and Competence Positional leadership is passé for the Millennials. They will […]
We continue to explore Appreciating the Millennials (Part Two) in this second part, you can click here to read part one: 3) “Know-Better-Than-You” Attitude: They are incredibly self-confident to the point of being conceited and think they know better than others. This self-assuredness makes them strong-minded and opinionated. They don’t follow instructions. In the […]
Understanding the Millennials (Part One) “You must believe in the future of the Millennials!” Ngiam Tong Dow When asked, “How do you manage the greatest challenge of our time, the Millennials?” Mr Ngiam Tong Dow, one-time Permanent Secretary to the former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, replied without hesitation, “You must believe that they are the […]
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 […]
Hsieh Fu Hua is no stranger to dealing with crisis. The 63-year-old Singaporean has weathered several maelstroms in his corporate career, from the Pan-Electric crisis in 1985 to the Asian Financial Crisis in the late 1990s and more recently, the Global Financial Crisis. “Leaders should lead from the front during tumultuous times, and resist the urge […]
Leading Organization for 45 Years – Peter Chao, John Ng and Michael Tan What were your greatest moments in the 45 years serving together in the leadership of Eagles Communications? John Ng: For me, the greatest moment for 45 years is: initially, everything was about Peter Chao; he led the organisation, he was such a […]
Letting go of control is the first and most essential task of pursuing a life of extraordinary leadership. Let's stop imposing complete order on everything.
Retaining talent to fulfill the job's requirement is indeed a great challenge for organizations today. It often boils down to the elusive concept of "Fit"
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.
Execution is the culture of getting strategies and plans implemented consistently to create value for stakeholders, staff and the customers.
Never let yesterday use up too much of today.