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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The most intimate context that influences a leader is his self-perception. This is the “Being” lens that will inform his decisions and direction.
When we see that every person is created by God as a unique individual, we begin to respect and value the diversity in others.
Max DePree, the retired Chairman of Herman Miller says, “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.” How a leader defines reality is contingent on the lens through which she sees reality: her perspective. Philosophers and anthropologists talk about “worldview” as “a point of view on the world, a perspective of things, a […]
People who lead – whether or not they have a title – strive to make things better for those around them. They increase what I call ROI. In this instance ROI doesn’t stand for “return on investment,” but rather: Relationships, Outcomes, and Improvements.