BUSINESS MATTERS BEYOND THE BOTTOM LINE
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.
The power of words
by Francis J. Kong - September 28, 2019 - 12:00am
From a humor site comes this story: A woman called our airline customer-service desk to ask if she could take her dog on board.
The power of one
by Francis J. Kong - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Let me do something different this time. Rather than the usual topics on leadership, career and business I would like to reflect on a very important fact of life. And that is ‘fullness of living.’
The attention merchants
by Francis J. Kong - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
The Braveheart is a powerful movie and still resonates with me.
The craving for distraction
by Francis J. Kong - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Ever fall in line behind the counter of a bank or a fast food resto which all it takes is a few minutes?
Customer breakpoint
by Francis J. Kong - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
It took me what seems like forever to listen to the product advertisements of this credit card company when I called.
From knowledge to learning
by Francis J. Kong - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Reaching the end of a job interview, the human resources director asks a young engineer fresh out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “And what starting salary are you looking for?”
Leadership lessons from Noah’s Ark
by Francis J. Kong - September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
All I really need to know I learned from Noah’s Ark.
Context and content
by Francis J. Kong - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Did you notice that the number of motorbikes is increasing every day?
Love to annoy people
by Francis J. Kong - August 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Many things annoy us as customers such as the long process of customer support on the phone.
It’s the manager’s job
by Francis J. Kong - August 25, 2019 - 12:00am
The CEO of a large company was walking to the cafeteria along with two of his secretaries.
Moving up in 3 ways
by Francis J. Kong - August 24, 2019 - 12:00am
A hunter walking through the jungle found a huge dead elephant with a pygmy standing beside the carcass.
A good old-fashion heart warming story
by Francis J. Kong - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Here is a story that caught my attention. It got me to think deep and so I figured that with all the business and leadership ideas I have been sharing here; it would be good thing to take a break and feature an old-fashioned...
The next leadership challenge
by Francis J. Kong - August 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The millennials are getting old. Does this surprise you? It does for many of my audiences when I say this.
Selling the soul
by Francis J. Kong - August 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Whenever you hear the words, “Everybody has a price.” Watch. – A transaction is about to take place. Have you ever wondered every time you hear somebody say, “Well business is business”...
Credit attribution
by Francis J. Kong - August 3, 2019 - 12:00am
A good friend who is a top achiever in an insurance company sent me a text that got me laughing.
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