What competency does one need to lead a diverse workforce?

Leaders have long recognized that a diverse workforce gives a competitive edge. Experts say that diverse teams often perform better. They are more creative and innovative. Thanks to remote work and virtual workplace, more and more companies are tapping into…

A quick research on meetings and collaborations

In the last year, many companies are trying to bring their people back into the office. However, with the many waves of COVID variants, those back-to-the-office plans keep changing. I’ve seen lively (and sometimes polarizing) debates on how collaboration should…

It’s good for us to pay attention to what is in our heart

In my last post, I started talking about harmony and empathy. Why is it important? Because in any relationship, most conflict is caused by the words you say and how you say them. You know, it only takes a spark…

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…