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Repeat.

Repeat.

I gave a leadership talk recently that centered on core values. The interaction I had with the audience right after made me feel that it was well received. Naturally, that made me happy. Naturally. A ...
Building Relationships.

Building Relationships.

Yes, I noticed it too. I have been on a LONG hiatus from posting. No excuses, just moving on. I had the pleasure of meeting up with a group that I used to network with heavily awhile back. How ...
Ask the Question.

Ask the Question.

It’s been a long while since I last wrote. I am glad that the reason was because I was busy, very busy. A lot of travel and a lot of speaking to business leaders, in SEAsia no less. Happy me. ...
Willpower.

Willpower.

I’ve been working on my speaking presentation these past few days and every now and then I would hit a wall. I’ve had to think really hard on how to get past it. Should I just stop and wait till ...
Cooperation.

Cooperation.

I listened to a TED talk this weekend. It was by Yves Morieux. He spoke on smart simplicity; too many rules and layers get in the way of being effective. I agree. But what struck me about his talk ...
Customer-Centric. What that Means to Me.

Customer-Centric. What that Means to Me.

When you hear that buzzword, what is it that you think of? I bet you, you feel that it means that customer is KING. Yes, you are right but wait, HOW do you define KING? If you are of the mindset that ...
The Non-Working Co-Worker

The Non-Working Co-Worker

Most of us have had one of those and if you haven’t worked with or around one, consider yourself lucky. The non-working co-worker. They exist and you are not sure how they get away with not ...
What I Learned When I was Away.

What I Learned When I was Away.

I took a long leave at the end of the year to, you know, spend time with my family for the holidays. 2016 was, well it was a YEAR for sure and the break was much needed. You know that paper that you ...
Serve First.

Serve First.

A friend of mine, who is extremely good at what he does, left his job recently. His supervisor was not a very nice person and he reached his limit when his supervisor told him that his paid time off ...
Confucius Says.

Confucius Says.

Someone I know posted a list that had to do with Confucius and his 10 life changing lessons. Ok, I like Bruce Lee and his “be water, my friend,” philosophy, so I bite.  I get to #4 and there it ...
Client, Please Stay.

Client, Please Stay.

Are you a business, large or small, that has some client situations you wish you could learn how to deal with better? Do you wish your client would stay (as the title says). You seem to be able to ...
The Thing.

The Thing.

I have been working on a project for a while now and let’s just say OVERWHELM has hit me hard. I am sure you can empathize. When you have a project with a ton of moving parts sometimes you don’t ...