Seamus Phan

Speaker, Author, Strategist, Technologist, Artist

Category: Leadership Page 2 of 22

My grandparents - Grandpa 丁幼泉, army general, book author, professor, and grandma 王長慧, prominent parliamentarian, Taiwan

Leadership Tribute to my grandpa, army general and thinker

My grandpa passed away recently, peacefully and quietly he left. Yet, beneath all that quiet, was a giant who made a lasting impression in my life. Let me ask you first, who is a true leader to you, and what standards do you hold yourself to as a leader?

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You want to be a real leader? Simulate everything until you master all

One of the hallmarks of leadership is to have immersive experiences that you can relate to personally, and then nuancing them to help develop your own people working with you. However, short of being hands-on on every single task, what are some of the options for gaining such experiences, especially for an emerging leader, a leader in training, or even a leader already entrenched in the field but placed in even more challenging environments?

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What can leaders learn from aviation and ancient Asian philosophies?

Why should leaders start looking beyond new Western management thought and the singular and often quoted Art of War? Can leaders learn from mission-critical professionals like airline pilots in managing people and businesses better? A recent radio interview presented us the opportunity to share our thoughts.

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2018 Greetings

Here’s an original poem I wrote for my agency, which I share with all of you here. I try to write an original poem every year.

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Advice for Singapore businesses and startups – To expand is to survive

The media is not a pretty place. Whether we read, hear or see something in the media, invariably some gloom and doom news await us, ranging from wars, natural disasters, sanctions, and general shaky or volatile business climates.

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What can an airline learn from an enlightened service approach?

As a marketing, branding and public relations practitioner since 1990s, I also wear another even earlier hat, that of customer service and process quality (since 1980s). What can the recent United Airlines incident benefit from an enlightened service approach?

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