Francis J. Kong
Francis J. Kong
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Leaders are always armed
by Francis J. Kong - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Sometimes, ordinary things require an extraordinary amount of effort just to decide and do.
I like me best when I am with you
by Francis J. Kong - August 11, 2018 - 12:00am
As a part of an assignment for a doctoral thesis, a college student spent a year with a group of Navajo Indians on a reservation in the American Southwest.
The philosophy of time
by Francis J. Kong - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
I love watching movies, but only if I have the time for it.
Leaders change their minds
by Francis J. Kong - August 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Have you ever gotten a call from a telemarketer and the conversation goes this way, “Hi, Mr. Francis Kong, this is (name) from (bank) and may I please inform you that this conversation is recorded...&rdqu...
Why it is lonely at the top
by Francis J. Kong - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Business meetings happen all the time. The question for leaders to think about is: Are the people fully engaged in the meetings or are their minds wandering?
Work quotes
by Francis J. Kong - July 28, 2018 - 12:00am
People love quotes, and so do I. With an economy of words when the quotation is creative and well-presented, then an entire life lesson or a commentary on a subject matter is powerfully offered.
Business is business
by Francis J. Kong - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
In my leadership talks and seminars with business leaders and owners, I would touch on the subject matter of ethics and trust.
Do not trust your will power
by Francis J. Kong - July 21, 2018 - 12:00am
I have read Malcolm Gladwell’s book “The Outliers.” I am a fan of Malcolm Gladwell and have had the privilege of interviewing him in New York a few years ago.
High school reunions
by Francis J. Kong - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
My friend Cynthia Galindo sent me this material that got me roaring with laughter.
Technology and moderation
by Francis J. Kong - July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
I am about to present some modern-day funny lines I learned from the young.
Motivation vs. Inspiration
by Francis J. Kong - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Here is an old story with a modern twist.
Enjoy the moments of your life
by Francis J. Kong - July 7, 2018 - 12:01am
Here is a nice story that was meant to be funny, but it got me thinking instead.
How to deal with your mother-in-law
by Francis J. Kong - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
I have softened the title as the original material would have been entitled: “How to Poison Your Mother-in-law.” This story is old, but it teaches a valuable lesson.
Why are you judging me?
by Francis J. Kong - June 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Have you ever corrected someone with the honest intention of wanting the person to improve?
Smart technology is here
by Francis J. Kong - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Technology is changing things.
Résumé virtue or eulogy virtue
by Francis J. Kong - June 23, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s game 7 of the NBA finals and a man makes his way to his seat at the center court. He sits down and notices that the seat next to him is empty.
To be a father
by Francis J. Kong - June 17, 2018 - 12:00am
I have this material for the longest time and now it makes even more sense to me than years ago.
Important progress
by Francis J. Kong - June 16, 2018 - 12:00am
When a speaker is eloquent on stage, most people conclude that he or she is talented and brave.
A higher status
by Francis J. Kong - June 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Here is an old story.
The frog that kept swimming
by Francis J. Kong - June 9, 2018 - 12:01am
During the early years of my speaking career, one of the many books I have read that was filed appropriately under my “Most Favorite Reads” shelf is a book entitled: “God’s Little Devotional...
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