Business

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4 Things That Can Help You Connect The Dots

By JOHN WALTER BAYBAY
In Steve Jobs’ commencement speech in Stanford, he made mention of connecting the dots; and that connecting the dots only makes sense looking backwards and not forward. While I do have an appreciation for this, many of my experiences are not as glamourous as most people would think.

Personal

Citizen of the world

Citizen Of The World

By SARAH TAN
With all the readily available tools around us, we are presented with this insane privilege to connect to the world easily, which raises a question: why should we connect?

Nicol Ann David

Top Of The World: A Chat With Leading Lady Nicol David

By CINDY YAP
Having personal goals during early childhood is not something many would have given much thought. Datuk Nicol David, who started her journey towards achieving her ambition at a tender age of five, is one extraordinary person who knew what she wanted right from the beginning of her illustrious career.

Leadership

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Does leadership coaching improve organisational performance?

By DR GLENN WILLIAMS  editor@leaderonomics.com While the economic downturn has been detrimental to many businesses, positive approaches have emerged that will help organisations deal with the challenges while helping to lay a more solid foundation for the future. Importantly, the key challenge for organisations is to engage, align and motivate their leaders around the critical

Janice Marturano

Need Some Space?

By LAY HSUAN, LIM
Lay Hsuan guides you through mindful leadership in her review of Janice Marturano’s book, Finding The Space To Lead.

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A True Leader Learns And Grows

By CINDY YAP
“My best mate at school persuaded me to attend a refereeing course together with him and I thought, ‘why not?’” Collina recalls during an interview with The Leaderonomics Show.

Remember The Titans

Way Of The Titans

By YASIR OSMAN
“People say that it can’t work, black and white. Well here we make it work, every day. We have our disagreements of course, but before we reach for hate, always, always we remember the Titans.”

Success Circuit Episode 3

Stand up and be counted, you savvy lady you! Actually Lily Cheah, editor of mystarjob.com/careerguide will tell you that standing makes you smarter! But if you really want to stand out at work, release your inner Spiderwoman and learn how to fend off vampires at the office. Catch you next Tuesday at 6pm for more on YOU: being awesome at work!

Portrait of a female executive

Valuing Women Leaders

By RAINA RADZAIF
Like many children raised in a modern family upbringing, I was surrounded by hardworking, strong-willed and purpose-driven women. My grandmother, mother and mother-in-law possess natural leadership skills and they are masters of “opportunity management” – seamlessly keeping us all in check while managing the household and supporting the family.

Functional

Salary to increase for Malaysians in 2014

With good economic growth prospects for Malaysian businesses going forward, the overall salary increase in the general industry in Malaysia is expected to grow from 5.3% in 2013 to 5.7% in 2014, according to Towers Watson’s 2013 General Industry Total Rewards Survey. Over 350 organisations from across industries in Malaysia participated in the annual survey.

USB pendrive

Pendrive: A Spot-On Invention

By JACK CHUA
In our data-driven world, USB storage devices like pendrives, thumb drives or flash drives are a common spectacle. However, many Malaysians would be surprised to find that the inventor of the pendrive is a Malaysian. Pua Khein Seng, or K.S. Pua, as he prefers to be called, hails from Sekinchan, Selangor.

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