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News Flash: When Knowledge and Experience Cripple a Leader
When Knowledge & Experience Cripple a Leader To most leaders, knowledge is power. It is said if you have knowledge, then you have an advantage over your competitors and your peers. But nowadays, knowledge can be a liability, if the leader is the .. 347 read, 0 Comment .. [More]
 
 
How to Create Meetings Where People Want to Speak Out
A clever facilitator can open people up and create a great meeting experience. It is all about understanding business issues and context, and creating an atmosphere where people feel safe and want to express what they think. One of the reasons pe .. 248 read, 0 Comment .. [More]
 
 
How the AMCHAM Chief in Thailand Achieved Her Purpose
Most successful organizations have a clear, meaningful purpose, which focuses efforts and drives relevant change. Such has been the case of The American Chamber of Commerce [AMCHAM] in Thailand, which has thrived over the years. After 17 years at .. 572 read, 0 Comment .. [More]
 
 
Lessons from The Emperor’s New Clothes for Asia in 2018
Donald Trump has often been associated with the story of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” for being out of touch with reality and ignorant. But the lessons from this fable also hold true for leaders working in Asia, where employees are often reluct .. 756 read, 0 Comment .. [More]
 
 
2018: The Year of Simplifying How We Work
This year, more than ever, I will work with companies to simplify what they do and fight complexity. Last year, it seemed companies embarked on many discrete initiatives and not enough harmony and integration. With so many different lists of prior .. 621 read, 0 Comment .. [More]
 
 
Making “Digital-Driven” Matrix Organizations Work
Matrix organization teams are larger and more difficult to manage today than ever before, writes Larry Chao. But by creating a disciplined mindset for execution, leaders can boost performance. Thanks to digital technology, matrix organization tea .. 1675 read, 0 Comment .. [More]
 
 
Donald Trump’s Brash Leadership Style is Passé
According to Larry Chao, Donald Trump’s brash, arrogant style may have helped him win the U.S. Presidency last November, but now it is hampering his ability to govern effectively. What he needs is a dose of humility and respect for others. Duri .. 1128 read, 0 Comment .. [More]
 
 
PUBLISHED ARTICLE: The Science of Building Trust, Collaboration and Teamwork
How do you create a culture of trust? What inspires managers to collaborate and work as a team? Now science has an answer that confirms much of what we have long believed, writes Larry Chao. Scientific Proof In his recent article, The Neuroscie .. 1879 read, 1 Comment .. [More]
 
 
The Great Business Challenge of 2017
First of all, Happy New Year!  We wish you great success in 2017.   2017 will be our 22nd year in business.  It has been quite a learning experience with continuous change and growth.    Last year, our most sought after service was aligning .. 1196 read, 0 Comment .. [More]
 
 
Thai Union’s Corporate Launch is More than a New Name
Two weeks ago, I helped “MC” Thai Union’s new corporate identity launch at the BITEC in Bangkok. It was a gala event attended by over 3,000 employees with hundreds of others watching from overseas on live video feeds. To me, what is most exc .. 2200 read, 1 Comment .. [More]
 
 
Why Many Executives Plateau
It is insightful speaking with chief executives about what prevents executives from being promoted to senior management. There are two common reasons: First, the inability to achieve results through others and second, poor interpersonal skills th .. 25284 read, 1 Comment .. [More]
 
 
What’s in store for 2013?
What new management practices will make their mark in 2013? What should we focus on to change behavior to improve organization performance? Well, the more bells and whistles a management tool has, the further away you should run. There is no mag .. 37115 read, 1 Comment .. [More]
 

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