Francis J. Kong
Francis J. Kong
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It’s not easy
by Francis J. Kong - September 15, 2018 - 12:00am
One day, a father decided that it is time to explain business ethics to his son for he is at the ripe age to go into business.
The right advice from the right people
by Francis J. Kong - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
A conversation took place between a professional speaker and an elderly woman aboard a plane. The professional said, “I was preparing my notes for one of the parent education seminars I conduct as an educa-tional...
Herd mentality
by Francis J. Kong - September 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Have you ever heard a mother say, “Why are you not thinking? If your friends tell you to jump off the building, would you do that?”
Complaints and complainers
by Francis J. Kong - September 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Tourist guides. Fantastic people they are. If you think for a moment that their lives are littered with good times and glamour, think again. The only things that litter their working days are the unending streams...
That bitter taste in the mouth
by Francis J. Kong - September 1, 2018 - 12:00am
I tried to be strong as I could feel the stress coming from within my system.
Have you ever been arrested?
by Francis J. Kong - August 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Here is a story from across the seas.
Beat change to the punch
by Francis J. Kong - August 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Here are some popular remarks from people in the 50’s: 1. “Marilyn Monroe is now showing her bra and panties, so apparently, there are no standards anymore.” (Ever heard of videos?) ...
When you blow your top
by Francis J. Kong - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
One day, a lady in a brand-new Volvo had been driving round a crowded car park, had finally found a spot and was just about to back into it when a young driver in a “souped-up” Chevy whizzed into the...
Being chief is a choice
by Francis J. Kong - August 18, 2018 - 12:00am
This is an old material and I must have featured it in my radio program, or perhaps in one of the previous books I have written. But, it still has a nice ring to it.
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.
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