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 […]
The most intimate context that influences a leader is his self-perception. This is the “Being” lens that will inform his decisions and direction.
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.
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 […]
Making A Difference (M.A.D) means looking outside yourself and stepping out of your comfort zone to benefit others. In doing so, we are also helping ourselves! Find out why.
In Applied Materials, a failure isn’t labeled as a stigma. Instead, failure is viewed as an opportunity to learn and improve oneself. This difference in perception, coupled with the ability to mitigate risk, leads to an environment that encourages innovation.