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…

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…

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 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…

Are you running an adult day care centre or are you a 21st century manager?

“I don’t care whether you come into the office at 10am. I don’t care if you choose to work from home or not. I don’t care if you work from the garage while they fix your car. We hired you…

What are the traits of a good 21st century leader?

In my last article, we defined what is and is not the job of a 21st century manager. We started to explore what leaders do. We also busted some leadership myths. Today, I’d like to continue our leadership discussion, specifically…