“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 […]
After my last Dr. John’s Leads on toxic bosses and assessment instruments, some bosses told me that I should author another piece about toxic employees. We all have some forms of toxic behaviour, and it is important that we have good self-awareness to address these toxins in our lives. Toxic bosses and employees […]
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.
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.