How does a CEO grow future leaders?

10 June 2013

‘Khun Kriengsak, I’m worried about our next five years,” Mana tells me. “Why is that, Khun Mana?” “By that time half of our leadership team will have retired. We won’t have enough strong talent to replace them.” “What’s your plan?” “I’m thinking about three developmental actions _ leadership training, mentoring and coaching. What else could […]

Inside the Leader’s Mind

20 May 2013

A book that many CEOs would like all their employees to read is Inside the Leader’s Mind: Five Ways to Think Like a Leader by Liz Mellon. After 25 years of leadership development experience, the author decided to study 20 world-class leaders to find out how they really think. What the author found were five […]

The 15 invaluable laws of growth

10 May 2013

The leadership guru John C. Maxwell recently published his latest book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth. It’s a timely and practical “growth tool” based on his 65 years of experience.

A great gift for every boss

10 May 2013

“Khun Kriengsak, what do you think would be an impressive New Year gift for my boss?” Chalit asks me.

Making meetings more effective

10 May 2013

“Khun Kriengsak, I think I can run more effective meetings,” Lek tells me. “I want you to observe how I chair a meeting. After that, please give me some feedback on how should I improve.”

Re-Examine your attitude

10 May 2013

There are some attitudes that hold lot of people back from realising their true potential.

Building a more effective board

10 May 2013

“Khun Kriengsak, I came across an interesting Reuters blog recently by Lucy P. Marcus, who wrote an article entitled ‘You’ve got to know when to go’,” Tanong tells me.

Growing from experience

10 May 2013

Learning on the job is the best way for a person to develop, many management theorists agree. Often people are given new positions in order to provide them with developmental experiences. But what if a job transfer is not possible? Can people still grow even if their job descriptions and responsibilities do not change?