(photo by @harvard_business_review, on Instagram) "A CEO has different tasks in different cycles. Some CEOs are founders and builders. Others have the luxury of managing momentum through a stable economy or a period when business models aren’t being disrupted. My task was different: remaking a historic and iconic company during an extremely volatile time. ... … Continue reading Essays: Jeffrey R. Immelt-The Strategist In Action
I have been filling up my journal with mantras and good quotes that can help me navigate the new year with new attitude with different themes. Yes, this is part of my new year rituals. : ) The first was "Either You Run The Day, Or The Day Runs You." My all time favorite mantra … Continue reading Essays: Easy Does It
A few separate conversations with people, who had concerns on our future, especially related with Artificial Intelligence and automation, motivated me to write this article. While some had philosophical questions such as 'Will AI dominate humanity? Then will we have a dismal future?,' others had rather practical concerns such as 'What should we do … Continue reading Weaving Webs: What Is The Future of Work in an Age of Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics?
What's the definition of 'leadership?' The single reason why I chose this book - The Leader Who Had No Title by Robin Sharma - from my favorite bookstore in Singapore several years ago, was because of the phrase 'who had no title.' I loved this idea so much. The notion of a leader or leadership somehow seems … Continue reading Essays: A Leader as a Great Person