Francis J. Kong
Francis J. Kong
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Working with someone you do not like
by Francis J. Kong - May 15, 2021 - 12:00am
I remember telling a young man seeking marital advice: “In this country, you need to remember that you do not just marry the one you love, but you are marrying her entire family as well, so it would work best...
The need for stability
by Francis J. Kong - May 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Nik Wallenda has performed live in every state in the US and all over the world. From crossing the Grand Canyon and Niagra Falls to walking blindfolded between two towers in Chicago, he is the seventh-generation...
Personal leadership and organizational culture
by Francis J. Kong - May 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist and Wharton’s top-rated professor.
This is not who we are
by Francis J. Kong - May 2, 2021 - 12:00am
I remember watching “Breaking News” on TV. The issue concerned the massive protest movement where scores of people were hurt and properties destroyed.
What confident leaders say
by Francis J. Kong - May 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Carlo had spent all afternoon interviewing for a new job. He began filling out all the papers. The HR manager then questioned him at length about his training and past work experience. After the interview, Carlo...
The company you keep
by Francis J. Kong - April 25, 2021 - 12:00am
People leaving your company? Partners breaking up?
Your dailies
by Francis J. Kong - April 24, 2021 - 12:00am
A few years ago, I invited American podcast personality and book author Todd Henry to do an afternoon seminar with me.
Change experiments
by Francis J. Kong - April 18, 2021 - 12:00am
An old tale about a traditional brewery installing a new canning line to enable its beer products to enter the supermarket sector.
News feed and notification
by Francis J. Kong - April 17, 2021 - 12:00am
A man in his senior years talked about his recent visit to his daughter.
Leadership in the midst of change and uncertainty
by Francis J. Kong - April 11, 2021 - 12:00am
It came as a surprise. While it took me more than a year to revamp, update, upgrade, and redesign the Level Up Leadership training program, I will finally run it as a virtual master class this week.
Leadership and humor
by Francis J. Kong - April 10, 2021 - 12:00am
A young naval student was being put through the paces by an old sea-captain. The naval leader asked the naval student a series of questions:
The mystery of death
by Francis J. Kong - April 4, 2021 - 12:00am
With all the advancements of science and technology over the years, the one subject matter that remains a mystery is the mystery of death.
Emotionally intelligent people
by Francis J. Kong - March 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Daniel Goleman is a world-renowned psychologist and leading authority on Emotional Intelligence.
The power of self-discipline
by Francis J. Kong - March 27, 2021 - 12:00am
American football coach Ross Hjelseth writes a wonderful book entitled “Winning Words: Speaking Life to Influence Others.”
Are you a not-very-good boss?
by Francis J. Kong - March 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Have you ever heard of the term “Bad Boss?” It is too harsh, so why not change it into a “not-very-good-boss” instead?
The trainer and the trainee
by Francis J. Kong - March 20, 2021 - 12:00am
I have been doing leadership training for so long; this is the professional aspect of my life.
Revisit the where
by Francis J. Kong - March 14, 2021 - 12:00am
We are approaching the first anniversary of the lockdown one year of working from home.
Things you need to know about aging
by Francis J. Kong - March 13, 2021 - 12:00am
Coming soon is the first anniversary of the lockdown.
New problems and old solutions
by Francis J. Kong - March 7, 2021 - 12:00am
“Numerous studies reveal that 79 percent of CEOs consider innovation one of the highest priorities and indicate that 94 percent of CEOs say their organizations are not very good at innovating,” says Gary...
Half empty or half full
by Francis J. Kong - March 6, 2021 - 12:00am
“Is the glass half-empty, or is the glass half-full?” You have heard it all before, and it comes in different versions.
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