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How to Deal with Difficult People

There are 2 different perspectives when approaching the topic of working with difficult people. Either you’re here to learn how to deal with difficult people, or you’re hit with the sudden realization that you are the difficult one. The biggest clue is how many people...

Understanding Executive Leadership Part 4 – Develop Yourself

Why am I not surprised to see networking as 1 of the key ingredients to self development. I am aware that having the courage to walk up to a stranger, strike up a conversation smoothly, with continued engagement is not my A or B+ strength. Yet it has been drilled into...

Understanding Executive Leadership Part 3 – Drive for Results

This was a tougher chapter for me to digest as compared to Set Executive Direction and Motivate Employee Commitment. Initially the only topics I could relate to were Prioritization and Influence without Authority. While I do hold myself accountable for projects I've...

Understanding Executive Leadership Part 2 – Motivate Commitment

Now that the executive direction has been laid, next's to motivate commitment by being a visionary leader who inspires confidence by managing your thoughts, feelings and actions, to stay on top of any situation. Then continue to energize and empower your people to...

Understanding Executive Leadership Part 1 – Setting Direction

While earning trust is essential, there's no shortcut to it. Trust is built over time, through every interaction. Connect and build relationships with people, to demonstrate that you're reliable and credible.a. Show up on time, be prepared, and over-deliverb. Make...
Sushi Zento Japanese Restaurant @ Johor Bahru (JB)

Sushi Zento Japanese Restaurant @ Johor Bahru (JB)

If you’ve read my previous post on Sushi Zento, you’ll know that I love the food at Sushi Zento. Especially their Cha Soba U10 (Cold Green Tea Noodles) @ RM20 which is yummy, cool, crunchy and refreshing. While I always order Shake Toro Teriyaki T03 (Pan-fried Salmon...

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Warakuya Japanese Garden @ Johor Bahru (JB)

Warakuya Japanese Garden @ Johor Bahru (JB)

Hmmm…there’s no easy way to go about saying this. So, I’ll just go ahead to state that we’ll most likely not return to Warakuya Japanese Garden.  In the spirit of exploring different Japanese restaurants in Johor Bahru (JB), we decided to visit Warakuya Japanese...

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Sushi Zento Japanese Restaurant @ Johor Bahru (JB)

Sushi Zento Japanese Restaurant @ Johor Bahru (JB)

Among the various Japanese restaurants in Johor Bahru (JB) that I’ve visited so far, Sushi Zento @ Mount Austin is currently my favorite Japanese restaurant. To be fair, I’ve only ate at Sushi Zento, Nijyumaru Japanese Restaurant, Kinsahi, Warakuya Japanese Garden,...

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