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Why do I want to transition a company to fully remote work?

In the past year, companies have been trying to get their employees back into the office. No thanks to the many waves of COVID variants, those back-to-the-office plans keep changing. Then COVID cases recede in the past months. Now companies…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…