Category: Thoughts

Being In Control – Who Really Call The Shots?

In my previous post “To Always Be In Control”, I shared about the need to be in control over things which we have control over, and also what might happen if we do not, i.e. leaving things to chance. However, if we ponder deeper, have we thought about this – “who” really call the shots in …

To Always Be In Control

In situations like this, when we are surfing, full control and full focus is needed in order for us to complete the surf safely and successfully. If not, the result may be quite hazardous otherwise. Many moons ago, I had a “tough question” from my kids on the topic of “passing on”, in the form …

Maturity and Taking Responsibility

Once upon a time, when we were young, our parents were the ones whom we were dependent on – for all things from our survival & safety (food, protection from the sun, cold, and diseases, and all), to our learning & development (to talk, to walk, to recognize things and the world at large) and …

Time Management: Stretch Your Day (S-Y-D)

As a follow-up to my thoughts on the SUCCESS Formula last week (which was Success = T+T+P and where the first T was in fact Time Management), I would like to share a simple but difficult to adhere-to recipe for “better” time management. Whether it is really better, I guess it is rather subjective. I …

Ready to Step Up as a Manager?

Picture this, it is year end and you just completed your appraisal with your reporting manager. You have had a solid year as an individual contributor, and you know it. You put in solid efforts through-and-through and over-delivered what you needed in your Key Results Areas (KRAs)/Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).  And outcome of the appraisal …

Success = T+T+P

Today, the 5th Mar – morning – was an eventful morning for many parents and children in Malaysia. SPM 2019 results release date! A date we have been waiting for since end Nov 2019. After a lengthy wait, the results were released, to the shouts of joy (and tribulations) of students. Kudos to all students, who …