Francis J. Kong
Francis J. Kong
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An old leadership song
by Francis J. Kong - September 24, 2023 - 12:00am
An old familiar song from The Gallup Organization that has been around for over three decades that plays in the workplace (United States) says only about 30 percent of employees are genuinely engaged in their work. A...
The Dwight Yorke Effect
by Francis J. Kong - September 23, 2023 - 12:00am
I recall a conversation I once had with a young, enthusiastic marketing executive from a rival jeans brand
The choices that make us
by Francis J. Kong - September 17, 2023 - 12:00am
“First, we make choices, and then the choices make us.”
The intrapreneurial culture
by Francis J. Kong - September 16, 2023 - 12:00am
An entrepreneur walked into a bank in San Francisco and asked for a loan officer.
The singing toilet
by Francis J. Kong - September 10, 2023 - 12:00am
My friend Peter McIntyre, now comfortably retired in Ireland, periodically sends me articles to which I am very grateful. He gave me a fascinating one recently.
Curiosity and leadership
by Francis J. Kong - September 9, 2023 - 12:00am
I did two episodes for Season 2 of Globe Business’ “At Your Serbiz.”
Dealing with angry customers
by Francis J. Kong - September 3, 2023 - 12:00am
An incident happened in a doughnut shop.
Attending an Ant Seminar
by Francis J. Kong - September 2, 2023 - 12:00am
The Ant Philosophy.
Retaining talents
by Francis J. Kong - August 27, 2023 - 12:00am
I move in the world of business owners, HR directors, learning and development officers and trainers.
Teaching a better lesson
by Francis J. Kong - August 26, 2023 - 12:00am
As schools open their doors once again, the time-honored tale of an exceptional teacher imparting not just academic knowledge, but timeless life lessons come to mind. In an age where educational institutions often...
Survival of the clever
by Francis J. Kong - August 20, 2023 - 12:00am
In life, there are dogs, leopards, and monkeys. We must decide which we are.
One percent daily improvement
by Francis J. Kong - August 19, 2023 - 12:00am
A husband and wife had just finished eating pancakes. To the wife’s surprise, her husband returned to the stove and made more pancakes. Confused, his wife asked, “Honey, we just ate. Why are you making...
Quiet quitting does not work
by Francis J. Kong - August 13, 2023 - 12:00am
Quiet quitting! Suddenly this became a prominent topic in the digital spaces, especially in TikTok. And expectedly, many “management and leadership self-proclaimed gurus began churning out materials about “toxic...
Take care of your middle
by Francis J. Kong - August 12, 2023 - 12:00am
They are still at it and making these silly jokes against the middle managers in the WebSphere.
Moving from control to influence
by Francis J. Kong - August 6, 2023 - 12:00am
A path to effective leadership is to learn how to move from control to influence.
They are doing that thing again!
by Francis J. Kong - August 5, 2023 - 12:00am
Once upon a time, a small boy named Pedrito lived in a tiny village.
The power of the 43:57 Rule
by Francis J. Kong - July 30, 2023 - 12:00am
Minda Zetlin, author of “Career Self-Care: Find Your Happiness, Success, and Fulfillment at Work,” writes a fascinating article for Inc. Magazine that offers what she calls the 43:57 Rule that can help...
Engaging the changing workforce
by Francis J. Kong - July 29, 2023 - 12:00am
Breaking News (according to my internet humor site):
Loud quitting
by Francis J. Kong - July 23, 2023 - 12:00am
Ronnie (not his real name, but this is a real case) has worked for this company for more than 10 years. His work carries commissions and residual income.
Guiding kids in a day of hyperbole
by Francis J. Kong - July 22, 2023 - 12:00am
Let me feature an article by Tim Elmore, dated June 20, from his websites: GrowingLeaders.com and TimElmore.com. Tim is an educator and an excellent speaker.
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