By PREMA JAYABALAN,
For Mohd Shokri Daud, “failure” is a negative word. He prefers to address obstacles in life as “setbacks”.“I don’t like to use the word ‘failure’ because when you consider events as failures, you may view these events in a negative light,” he shares.
A day in the life of an employee involves following a sequence of tasks that addresses problems and leads to getting the job done.Some problems are chalked up to the nature of the job, and others come in from left field.
By DEBBIE POZZOBON
Problem-solving can be like Potter’s magic. It is elusive, awe-inspiring and thrilling to experience. Believe it or not, we all have the power to create that same magic if we dare to tap into our own unlimited potential.
By CHONG KEAT LIM
My parents used to enforce discipline on me when I misbehaved as a kid against my will. During school days the most feared person title seemed to always fall on the 'guru disiplin', further feeding my dislike for the word discipline.
By MITCH DITKOFF,
Many forward-thinking organisations are launching all kinds of initiatives to crank up innovation. Their intention is good, but their execution is often not.
While there’s nothing inherently wrong with “organisational initiatives”, they often end up being overly-complicated, vague, and painfully impersonal.