Are Malaysian Business Owners and Managers Ready to Trust? (Part 2)

In our earlier article on Malaysian Business Owners and Managers, on the topic of trust within the sphere of organisational influence, we briefly talked about the Fear of the Unknown; in which we looked at how generic management styles and methodologies are antiquated and needs to be revamped or done without completely in order to Read more about Are Malaysian Business Owners and Managers Ready to Trust? (Part 2)[…]

Are Malaysian Business Owners and Managers Ready to Trust? (Part 1)

TRUST The word above inspires a lot in people, either in the context of relationships or in the context of this article, the trust between employer and employee. It is a constant tussle of wits between Management and their subordinate Staff about the concept of trust, either one wants more of the same from the Read more about Are Malaysian Business Owners and Managers Ready to Trust? (Part 1)[…]

Generation Y & The Malaysian HR Mindset (Part 2)

The Malaysian & Asian Contextual Gen-Y Perspective Although the job-hopping, intuitive,  headstrong, independent streak of the archetypical Generation Y is extremely pervasive and compelling, which has received countless coverage in HR articles and periodicals, there is still a silver lining for the Asian & Malaysian Generation Y executive. Based on my personal experiences with Malaysian, Read more about Generation Y & The Malaysian HR Mindset (Part 2)[…]

Generation Y & The Malaysian HR Mindset (Part 1)

“Generation Dumb” “Generation Entitlement” “Generation Flaky” These are the actual quotes that I have heard many managers describe this interesting yet enigmatic group of workforce we call Generation Y (Gen-Y). As a trainer-consultant for the past 10 years, I would be an extremely rich man by now if I had a dollar every time someone made Read more about Generation Y & The Malaysian HR Mindset (Part 1)[…]

Management Lessons from Star Wars: Vader Does Not Hesitate to Remove Dead Weight

There comes a time in any organisation when we tend to find ourselves stuck with an employee that does not seem to function well in his assigned function, does not get along with any of his team mates and routinely shows blatant display of incompetence. If the company does not eliminate this cancer in the Read more about Management Lessons from Star Wars: Vader Does Not Hesitate to Remove Dead Weight[…]

What is Your Learning Style?

Ponder this…almost everything your parents or teachers ever told or taught you about learning is WRONG or UNFOUNDED! Remember the time when your mum used to come into your room while you were studying and started nagging you about why is your music blaring while you study; BUT you knew you were studying and the Read more about What is Your Learning Style?[…]

Career Tips: The Rocket Science of Getting the Resume Just Right! – Part 2

I hope that Part 1 of this article has been helpful for everyone and this week I am sharing 5 more tips to getting your resume noticed and not thrown into the recycle tray of a potential employer. I gave a hint in the last post that products are not the only thing that needs Read more about Career Tips: The Rocket Science of Getting the Resume Just Right! – Part 2[…]

Career Tips: Be UNCONVENTIONAL with Your Resumes!

What are the conventional methods to showcase your skills and experience to your prospective employers…let’s see… ….resume? ….curriculum vitae (*if you are in academia) I can basically assume that everyone reading this must have at least done a basic or conventional resume or CV in some form or way in your fledgling or booming professional Read more about Career Tips: Be UNCONVENTIONAL with Your Resumes![…]

Career Tips: The Rocket Science of Getting the Resume Just Right! – Part 1

*I wrote this awhile back for a Career magazine that was published in Australia and in my capacity sometimes as a Career counselor, I regularly speak on good recruitment and career skills. This is going to be one of many new posts on how to manage your career; with a few special people contributing as well. Read more about Career Tips: The Rocket Science of Getting the Resume Just Right! – Part 1[…]