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.
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?
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.
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...
Leading people during the downturn
by Francis J. Kong - February 28, 2021 - 12:00am
“Cost-cutting measures are in place. Preservation of resources. Cut down on marketing and training; these are expenses we do not need during the downturn.”
Pandemic developments
by Francis J. Kong - February 21, 2021 - 12:00am
One of the best things I learned from reading books in the early ‘80s as I was starting my career is to develop the habit and skill to be able to see the positive things in each day even when on certain days...
Love like business
by Francis J. Kong - February 13, 2021 - 12:00am
I have been doing business for many years.
Testing your aim
by Francis J. Kong - February 7, 2021 - 12:00am
A story is told of a very unusual test given to university students, which took place many years ago.
Management hack against bureaucracy
by Francis J. Kong - February 6, 2021 - 12:00am
I had been consistent in hitting the bed early and rising early to do more work. But not this time.
The very rattled generation
by Francis J. Kong - January 31, 2021 - 12:00am
Here is an old story, but it depicts the temperature of the current times.
Get up, get over it and get going
by Francis J. Kong - January 24, 2021 - 12:00am
The unwelcomed pandemic came at a great cost. Millions lost their jobs, and millions lost their lives.
What he puts in you
by Francis J. Kong - January 23, 2021 - 12:00am
I attended a church service in the US during my pre-COVID days.
The way we will work
by Francis J. Kong - January 3, 2021 - 12:00am
This phrase attributed to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin has become a cliché amongst writers and social commentariat, referring to the COVID-19 pandemic that has been front and center in nearly all the news broadcast...
Every millisecond counts
by Francis J. Kong - December 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Christmas carols in the air I mean airwaves as I am still in lockdown and doing work from home.
The mundanity of excellence
by Francis J. Kong - December 6, 2020 - 12:00am
People mean well. My clients are lovely, and they are kind. Before I start my webinar, someone would introduce me.
Career growth is not a video game
by Francis J. Kong - November 15, 2020 - 12:00am
I was a sucker for arcade video games. I remember spending a lot of money playing “Space Invaders,” “Galaga,” and “Pac-Man.” Coins were necessary, so whether I was addicted or...
The birds and the beasts and then the bats
by Francis J. Kong - November 1, 2020 - 12:00am
It is a good thing for parents to read their children, Aesop’s Fables. Each tale teaches a lesson.
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