The case for 21st century leadership: Current European case study

Leadership Memo 2022-5 In March, I did a high level case study comparing 21st century leadership and 20th century leadership using the events that are happening in Europe. As the events continue to evolve, let’s see what we can learn…

How do we be wise in dealing with conflicts and disagreements?

Leadership Memo 2022-4 In my last 2 posts, I talked about if we want harmony we need to be empathetic, and we need to pay attention to what is in our hearts because what is in our hearts is linked…

What are the basics that you need to know about successful leadership?

Leadership Memo 2022-3 Last time, I used the newly developed (and still developing) event in Europe as a case study for 21st century leadership (vs. 20th century). We also discussed how we can find these 21st century leaders. If you…

Want to know how companies are rewriting the future of work? (Part 2)

Leadership Memo 2022-2 In the previous post, “Want to know how companies are rewriting the future of work? (Part 1)”, I started sharing with you what some companies are doing, how they reimagine and experiment their way into new ways…

What do you think offices should be used for in this new world?

Leadership Memo 2022-1 Happy New Year! Do you envision what the next twelve months would look like? Are you lamenting that the pandemic is still going on? Are you dreaming of getting people back to the office? Let’s pick up…

Do you know you are the key to transformation success?

Leadership Memo 2021-12 The word “transformation” is used quite frequently lately. Some transformation initiatives fail, some succeed. What’s the difference? In one word, you. Transformation won’t happen until your thoughts begin to change. So, let’s talk about your thoughts. Your…

Reward is all about money, right?

Leadership Memo 2021-11 In my previous Leadership Memo, we explored how the motivation and the form factors of the rewards differ for the generations. In another post, I dived deeper and looked at how those motivations and form factors play…

Do we really need an adaptable reward and recognition system? (Part 1)

Leadership Memo 2021-10 Reward and recognition systems should be adaptable and agile. They need to take contexts into consideration. Why? Because there are up to five generations in the workplace today. We all want the same thing: to be respected,…

Why do we work the way we do, reimagining how work can be like (Part 2)

Leadership Memo 2021-9 In the last Leadership Memo, I challenged us to reassess why we work the way we do, and reimagine what work can look like. I mentioned that after factories became commonplace, people put in place and formalised…

Why do we work the way we do, reimagining how work can be like (Part 1)

Leadership Memo 2021-8 As I mentioned in my previous post titled Watch out for Inequality and Bias for Remote Workers in the Hybrid Office, companies around the world have been contemplating whether they should bring the workers back into the…