Francis J. Kong
Francis J. Kong
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Excellence fatigue: The normalization of defects
by Francis J. Kong - December 7, 2019 - 12:00am
When I read this article “Excellence fatigue: The normalization of defects” written by Steve Moore I immediately sent a request to Dr. Tim Elmore for permission to feature it in this column and he graciously...
Be likable
by Francis J. Kong - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am
I came from a corporate culture that discouraged disagreement.
Only in the movies
by Francis J. Kong - November 30, 2019 - 12:00am
There are familiar things you see in the movies. It’s like any or every movie should have the same scenes. I suddenly realized this when I got this article from the internet that is entitled: “THINGS...
Your boss is a coward
by Francis J. Kong - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Rob Wyse, in his post, writes a very strongly worded article.1 This article may have been reposted on LinkedIn site some time ago and was passed on to me a few days ago.
by Francis J. Kong - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Effective communication is essential not only in relationships, but also in business.
Manipulating people
by Francis J. Kong - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
I have worked with people who are great to work with.
Predictive text, typos and resume bloopers
by Francis J. Kong - November 16, 2019 - 12:00am
My smartphone is smarter than me. The “predictive” word feature on the phone sometimes gets me into trouble. Always hurrying and in many times, poor eyesight makes me send text messages to clients, friends,...
The power of authenticity
by Francis J. Kong - November 10, 2019 - 12:00am
A zoo has a vast collection of different animals. It was making money.
It all boils down to basics
by Francis J. Kong - November 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Given the speed at which technology is advancing, one challenge facing many companies is ensuring their workforces are up to speed on their continuously changing systems. But training people isn’t the issue....
Lessons from a mule
by Francis J. Kong - November 3, 2019 - 12:00am
SHAKE IT OFF AND STEP UP is an article written by Joseph Sica. Let me share it with you. And I have also taken the liberty to add some personal commentaries.
Mysterious phrases explained
by Francis J. Kong - November 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The following list of phrases and their definitions might help you understand the mysterious language of science and medicine.
Angels watching over me
by Francis J. Kong - October 27, 2019 - 12:00am
The first time I watched singer Amy Grant sang the song “Angels Watching Over Me;” she got me hooked.
If the shoe fits, don’t wear it
by Francis J. Kong - October 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Seth Getz is a small business consultant and he gives us a wonderful reminder on how to grow as a person.
Bumps and jumps
by Francis J. Kong - October 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Businesspeople like me are wont of saying, “The world is changing.” In hindsight and reflection, I realized I have been saying this for the last twenty years.
Skeptical and cynical about customer service
by Francis J. Kong - October 19, 2019 - 12:00am
What is cynicism?
Noah’s Ark 2.0
by Francis J. Kong - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
In the year 2019, the Lord came unto Noah, who was now living in the Philippines and said: “Once again, the earth has become wicked and over-populated, and I see the end of all flesh before me.”
The decision to decide
by Francis J. Kong - October 12, 2019 - 12:00am
I make decisions quickly. I was trained this way when management promoted me to a senior sales position in charge of handling a group of veteran sales people who were older and more experienced.
The mule, the dog and the monkey
by Francis J. Kong - October 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Why do men exist? For what reasons is he living for?
Years of service
by Francis J. Kong - October 5, 2019 - 12:00am
I remember a time when business owners would complain and say, “I don’t know how to handle this Francis.
Pride is insidious
by Francis J. Kong - September 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Having just moved into his new office, a proud, new colonel was sitting at his desk when an airman knocked on the door.
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