An End

An End

Begin and End

Begin and End
I should have written this post earlier. In the picture, it is the function room in HK where I conducted the last workshop on Adaptive Leadership for the employer I just left.    Coincidently, it was the same room which I did the same workshop the first time 2 years ago.    It began and now ends here. It is ...

Leadership Development

Leadership Development
A friend of mine once attended a Leadership Development workshop all the way in the US.   I supposed it was a huge investment by the company who hired an external facilitator and flew talents from all over the world.   I was surprised when my friend showed me her course material.   It was basically a presentation skills workshop.  And they ...

Lucky Me 1

Lucky Me
This post is a bit dated.   But I still want to post it here since it is rather significant to me.    The photos were taken in Gazipur, Bangladesh – the outskirt of Dhaka.   I conducted a team development workshop there for 2 days.    The event is significant to me in a number of ways:   ...

Co-facilitation

Co-facilitation
As I am about to leave my current organisation, someone asks me ‘what have you gained the most from the job?’    I think it is my learning and the learning came mostly from working with my co-facilitators.   Whenever possible, I will choose to work with a co-facilitator.     It is not because of workload.  In fact, ...

Voice

Voice
I lost 90% of my voice during a workshop in KL. Scary. My voice has been with me so long that I almost forget how precious it is, especially for someone in this profession. So, what are we doing to protect the precious which we take it for granted?

‘Leadership’ on a gravestone

'Leadership' on a gravestone
You may have read about it before. I just come across it this week on a newspaper. It is an anonymous gravestone in Westminster Abbey in London. “When I was young and free and my imagination had no limits I dreamed of changing the world.   As I grew older…I discovered the world would not change, so ...

Really…. what is leadership?

Really....  what is leadership?
Well, I am writing things now outside the theme of this blog again…..  Perhaps I should change the scope. I have been doing leadership development in the last 2 years.    At an evening drink with my uni friends, I was asked what my job really is.   There was a lot of ‘friendly suspicion’ ...