Leaders need to be good facilitators? Huh? (Part 2)

Last time, we started exploring leaders as facilitators. We looked at two crucial elements: Check your ego at the doorBe wary of making suggestions Now, let’s look at the remaining three crucial elements for leaders as facilitators: 3. Transparency is…

Leaders need to be good facilitators? Huh? (Part 1)

I’ve been talking about 21st century leadership for the past six months. We’ve covered a number of topics. If you missed them, or if you want to review what we’ve discussed, you can read them here. Today, I’d like to…

What does 21st century leadership have to do with the Great Resignation?

In the past year, I have been talking about 21st century leadership, what it is, what it is not, and what the traits are for good leaders. The newly developed (and still developing) event in Europe is an excellent case…

Do you know what are the antidotes to the Great Resignation?

In my last article, I challenged us to rethink how leadership should work. The common thread for the Great Resignation is not some fancy talent strategy, but how leaders lead people. I mentioned that 21st century leaders need to put…

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…

Want to know how companies are rewriting the future of work? (Part 1)

In the past six months, I’ve urged us to rethink why we work the way we do, to reimagine and experiment what work can look like. We looked at three basic work practices: When (9-5), where (office), how (meetings). I’ve…

How to reimagine and experiment our way to new ways of working (Part 2)

Let’s continue the topic of reassessing why we do the work we do and reimagining how work can be done. In the last post, How to reimagine and experiment our way to new ways of working (Part 1), I gave…

How to reimagine and experiment our way to new ways of working (Part 1)

In earlier posts titled “Why do we work the way we do? Reimagining how work can be like” part 1 and part 2, I challenged us to rethink: if today were day one of the history of work, how would…

Do you not know that not all hybrid approaches are created equal?

Happy New Year! At the start of the new year, we have this sense of hope and excitement as we envision what the next 365 days would look like. So, what do you envision? Are you lamenting that the pandemic…

Give thanks and appreciation with a very grateful heart

2021 is coming to a close. I am very thankful for the opportunities that this year has given me. I met many people around the world and made a lot of new friends. I learnt new things. I’m also fortunate…