Category: Leadership

If you haven’t seen the The Guardians Of The Galaxy 2, spoiler alert!  It was an enjoyable movie and it made me laugh out loud, something I haven’t done in a while.  It wasn’t anything new so to speak but they serve as great reminders in life and business.  Drax must have gotten all the […]

How exactly do you teach and show honesty? I have interviewed many companies who always talk about integrity and honesty as a culture. Is it really the case and how do you measure “honesty” and “integrity”? One of the most interesting practices I have seen has to be PKT Logistics led by Dato’ Michael Tio […]

“If you see a turtle on a fence post, you know that he had some help” – Alex Haley, author of Roots. There are actually two aspects of the story. Once the turtle is up on the fence, it can’t get down and if it does, it’s going to be painful. Nor can it do […]

Office politics…I absolutely hate it. I hate it with a vengeance. I had this heated discussion about this topic with a friend recently. He’s giving me tactics and strategies on ways people get ahead. I stopped in my tracks because there may be elements of truth in it but I’m not sure I like the […]

What a week it’s been! It started off with many challenges. And at the end of the week, it was back at my old work place, a reminder of why I do what I do now. I was there for over 10 years so there were obviously more good times than bad. That is life, […]

It was International Women’s Day recently and a flurry of events supporting the cause happened. I participated in several myself. I’ve never felt undermined because of my gender but we know prejudices do exist from unequal numbers of women in the board to feeling unsafe because we are physically weaker. And so, we must all […]

At the tail end of my marriage (unbeknownst to me), my then husband and I were in a Bible study class and we had to outline what were the characteristics we admired about the other. I came up with a fairly generous list stating words like patience and generosity. He on the other hand could […]

Well, it’s not JUST about the money. Having met with so many businesses, the ones who have lasted seem to have a bigger vision, that extra something. I’ve always felt that you need to be benevolent to go into business if you want to be in it for the long haul. I guess benevelonce comes […]